Prioritize Ancestry over Skin Color

Prioritize Ancestry over Skin Color

Source: (2348) ISRAELITES CAN COME IN ALL COLORS FROM THE ORIGINAL DARK SKINNED HEBREWS (Hebrew History Channel) 2021 A.D.  Note: From the source. The lady who appears to be "white" is pointing to an image of her father. This video should serve as a paragon that color is just one part of an individual's ethnic identity. Ancient historians, along with taking note of an individuals and/or peoples ancestral history, would often note an individuals and/or peoples color, hair type/texture, and their customs to try and classify which ethnic group they came. If we are to follow the example of ancient historians in…
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In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

Source: Hybrid Hate, Conflations of Antisemitism & Anti-Black Racism from the Renaissance to the Third Reich (Oxford University Press) 2020 A.D. From the source, " Blacks and Jews in the Western Imaginaire Attempts to account for human difference almost always positioned blacks and Jews outside the normative human frame, as we have seen in the case of Bruno, Vanini, La Peyrère, Kames, Voltaire, and many others, and this fact forms part of the etiology of the sickness of anti-black racism and Jew hatred. As far as blacks were concerned, color itself, the most obvious of human differences, played a major…
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1863 A.D. Commentary About Black Jews in the Oasis Waregla

1863 A.D. Commentary About Black Jews in the Oasis Waregla

Source: The Races of the Old World: A Manual of Ethnology (Oxford University) 1863 A.D. Note: Page 178 of the source. Note: Page 185 of the source. Note: Page 236 of the source. Note: Page 238 of the source. Note: Page 238 of the source. This source confirms several things yet again: there are indeed black Jews in North Africa, there are indeed black Arabs, there are black Berbers, the Abyssinians are definitely a black people who range from black to copper-color, and that there are both black Semitic and Hamitic peoples.
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Your Ancestors May have Looked Different than You

Your Ancestors May have Looked Different than You

Source: Your Family May Once Have Been A Different Color (NPR) 2006 A.D. From the source, " To begin, please point your elbow to the ceiling. Then imagine yourself naked. Then look at the patch of skin on the inside of your upper arm, the part of you that almost never sees the sun. Whatever color you see there is what experts call your basic skin color, according to professor Nina Jablonski, head of the Penn State Department of Anthropology. And that color, the one you have now, says Jablonski, is very probably not the color your ancient ancestors had…
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Phinehas Meant “bronze-colored Nubian”

Phinehas Meant “bronze-colored Nubian”

Source: Proper Names (Biblegateway) 2021 A.D. From the source, "b. Physical characteristics. These few names seem to divide easily into four categories: (1) color, (2) size, (3) defects and (4) sex. Some examples are: Laban and Libni (white), Zohar (reddish white), Haruz (yellow), Edom (red), Phinehas (bronze-colored Nubian), Hakkatan (small one), Korah and Kareah (baldy), Heresh (dumb), Ikkesh (crooked), Gareb (scabby), Gideon (maimed), Paseah (halting), and Geber (male)." This source confirms the notion that individuals, including Israelites, were named or nicknamed Phinehas due to their extremely dark-skin color.
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11th Century Berber, Almoravid Ruler Yusuf ibn Tashfin’s Brown Skin and Woolly Hair

11th Century Berber, Almoravid Ruler Yusuf ibn Tashfin’s Brown Skin and Woolly Hair

Source: Yusuf ibn Tashfin (New World Encyclopedia) 2021 A.D. From the source, "Yusuf ibn Tashfin or Tashafin (reigned c. 1061 - 1106) (Arabic: يوسف بن تاشفين or يوسف بن تشفين) was an ethnic Berber and Almoravid ruler in North Africa and Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia)...The Almoravid confederation, which consisted of a hierarchy of Lamtuna, Musaffa and Djudalla Berbers, represented the military's elite. Amongst them were Andalusian Christians and Africans, taking up duties as diwan al-gund, Yusuf's own personal bodyguard; including 2,000 black horsemen, whose tasks also included registering soldiers and making sure they were compensated financially..."A wise and shrewd man, neither too prompt in his determinations, nor too slow in carrying them into effect," Yusuf…
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In 754 A.D. , the Arab Cavalry Recoiled Due To the Color of the Moors Skin

In 754 A.D. , the Arab Cavalry Recoiled Due To the Color of the Moors Skin

Source: Ibn García's Shuʻūbiyya Letter Ethnic and Theological Tensions in Medieval Al-Andalus (Brill) 2003 A.D. Note: Page 71 of the source. This source confirms that skin color of the Moors stood out in comparison to other peoples. We know the Moors had black skin which is why their skin color was deemed repulsive to some.
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Nicolas Heale was a Sephardic Jew who was Dark Enough to have Descendants Listed as Free People of Color

Nicolas Heale was a Sephardic Jew who was Dark Enough to have Descendants Listed as Free People of Color

Source: Jews and Muslims in British Colonial America. A Genealogical History (McFarland and Company Inc., Publishers) 2012 A.D. Note: Page 53 of the source. Note: Page 54 of the source. Note: Page 114 of the source. Note Page 265 of the source. This source provides details on a Sephardic Jew during the colonial time period in the New World who was so dark that he had descendants who were classified as free persons of color several generations later. This source potentially points to other dark skinned individuals who may have been "black" and/or "mixed" in our modern vernacular or they…
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Ancient Nubians Came in Varying Shades of Skin Complexion

Ancient Nubians Came in Varying Shades of Skin Complexion

Source: Egyptians see Nubians as subjects (University of Chicago) 2021 A.D. Note: From the source. From the source, "These paintings from the tomb of Huy, the Egyptian governor of Nubia during the reign of King Tutankhamun (1336–1327 BC), pictures Nubians bringing tribute for Egypt’s pharaoh. The scene shows a wide variety of Nubians. Some are in Egyptian dress, including a woman riding in a cart. Others, including children, appear in Nubian dress. The skin color of the Nubian men ranges from dark red to brown to black; skin tones for some of the women are lighter." This source confirms that…
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Melas, Kelainos, and Kyaneos were Applied to Egyptians, Ethiopians, Colchians, and Indians-Aigyptios was a Metonym for “dark”-The Root Word for Phaeacians (Phoenicians) was Phaios Which Meant Dark or Dusky Skin

Melas, Kelainos, and Kyaneos were Applied to Egyptians, Ethiopians, Colchians, and Indians-Aigyptios was a Metonym for “dark”-The Root Word for Phaeacians (Phoenicians) was Phaios Which Meant Dark or Dusky Skin

Source: The Science of Man in Ancient Greece (University of Chicago Press) 2001 A.D. Note: Page 21 of the source. Note: Page 21 of the source. These source shows that the same Greek descriptive, color words were used for Egyptians, Ethiopians, Colchians, and Indians: all peoples who were considered to be black by some ancient historians. The Greek word "phaios" meant dark or dusky skin.
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