In 1790, the magical community in North America experienced something we’ve read in No-Maj history books since childhood, but have yet to officially hear about in Rowling’s Harry Potter universe. A complete segregation of individuals due to prejudice and hatred. In the Potter books and films, we are introduced to the concept of “mudbloods”, a witch or wizard born from both magical and non-magical parents. Mixed … Continue reading Rappaport’s Law and Segregation in the Magical U.S.
Both the magical and No-Maj communities are all a-buzz this month with what feels like daily announcements regarding the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. A huge boost to the movie hype is the Potter franchise’s online presence. From Pottermore to fan-made Tumblr sites, Rowling’s Wizarding World is at every corner of the web, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the new … Continue reading Top Tweets from MACUSA So Far