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1880 – Brown Natives of Palestine Looked Like Black Slaves In America

1880 – Brown Natives of Palestine Looked Like Black Slaves In America

Source: Memorials of Gilbert Haven, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 1880 A.D. Note: Page 340 of the source. Note: Page 340 of the source. Page 340 of this source confirms that some individuals in previous generations believed ancient Jews were varying shades of brown.
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First Depiction of Athena Could Be Taken as that of  an “African Black”

First Depiction of Athena Could Be Taken as that of an “African Black”

Source: Black Athena: The Linguistic evidence (Rutgers University Press) 1987 A.D. Note: Page 548 of the source. Note: Page 548 of the source. Note: Page 548 of the source. Note: Page 548 of the source. Note: Page 686 of the source. This source confirms that the epic variability that existed in the Greco-Roman world. Athena was the "goddess of war", so for her to be depicted as a black woman in the beginning shows just how much the Greeks admired and exoticized black people. However, both mythology and history attest to the fact that black women and/or women of African…
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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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Sub-Saharan DNA in Arabia and Yemen

Sub-Saharan DNA in Arabia and Yemen

Source: Saudi Arabian Y-Chromosome diversity and its relationship with nearby regions (BMC Genomic Data) 2009 A.D. From the source, "Saudi Arabia differentiates from other Arabian Peninsula countries by a higher presence of J2-M172 lineages. It is significantly different from Yemen mainly due to a comparative reduction of sub-Saharan Africa E1-M123 and Levantine J1-M267 male lineages. Around 14% of the Saudi Arabia Y-chromosome pool is typical of African biogeographic ancestry, 17% arrived to the area from the East across Iran, while the remainder 69% could be considered of direct or indirect Levantine ascription. Interestingly, basal E-M96* (n = 2) and J-M304*…
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According To Ancient Historians Like Strabo and Roman Lucius Annaeus Florus, Cleopatra was Identified as an Egyptian

According To Ancient Historians Like Strabo and Roman Lucius Annaeus Florus, Cleopatra was Identified as an Egyptian

Source: Cleopatra and Egypt (Wiley-Blackwell) 2008 A.D. Note: Page 1 to 2 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 8 of the source. Note: Page 8 of the source. This source adds vital context to the subject regarding Cleopatra's ethnicity. First, it establishes that some ancient scholars classified her as being an Egyptian, not as a Greek so that immediately sets the tone for how she was viewed culturally. The rest of the source provides evidence that there were black Egyptians and Egyptians were often viewed as being black in…
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West Asiatic Soldiers Being Defeated in Egyptian New Kingdom Era

West Asiatic Soldiers Being Defeated in Egyptian New Kingdom Era

Source: Block from a Relief Depicting a Battle (Met Museum of Art) 2021 A.D. Note: From the source. From the source, "Builders reused this painted relief block in the foundation of Ramesses IV's mortuary temple, subsequently excavated by the Metropolitan Museum. In the relief, western Asian soldiers are shown being trampled under the horses that pull the royal chariot, signaling the foreigners' defeat in battle by the might of the Egyptian pharaoh. " This source confirms that Asiatic peoples came in varying shades of brown skin.
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Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies’ Moors were Black by Definition

Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies’ Moors were Black by Definition

Source: Staying Roman: Conquest and Identity in Africa and the Mediterranean, 439–700 (Cambridge University Press) 2012 A.D. Note: Page 269 of the source. Note: Page 270 of the source. Note: Page 270 of the source. Note: Page 270 of the source. Note: Page 271 of the source. Note: Page 271 of the source. Note: Page 271 of the source. This source how an Egyptian arena hunter was a black man and that there was a slave named Niger who was "pitch-black" in body. This source confirms for us that Niger means someone is a dark-skinned, black person and ancient Egyptians…
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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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