Just by reading the chapter title, “Folklore as Racial Gospel,” an entourage of examples of white supremacy and racial discrimination, within European church tradition/symbolism came to mind; such as the the representation of Bible characters, especially Jesus, as Aryan within artwork.
The status of black men as “helpers” to their white counterparts is showed in the tradition of the Dutch Santa Claus, Sinterklass. They were also represented as the “bad guy” in cautionary tales for children––a bogeyman type figure.
People of colour were depicted for their “entertainment” purposes in Eurocentric tradition. This is examined in family coat of arms of the Middle Ages, such as the Moore. The belittlement of blacks is also seen for entertainment purposes with the Gapers––both within the story and their representation. Within the story, they were assistants to the apothecary and meant to entertain, while the apothecary was with the patient. In it’s representation they’re also used as mere amusement, or comic relief, to the public.