Mahdi Blaine digs deep into the historical and present-day depictions of Moors, connecting their imagined identities to concepts of race and power.

Moroccan Scholar Explores Racist, Imperialist Roots of Moorish Identity
Moulay Abd-er-Rahman, Sultan of Morocco, leaving his palace in Meknes, surrounded by his guard and his main officers. By Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix.