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From the Middle Ages To 17th Century, the Moors were Black or Very Dark-Skinned

From the Middle Ages To 17th Century, the Moors were Black or Very Dark-Skinned

Source: Moors (Encyclopedia) 2018 A.D. From the source, "In the Middle Ages, and as late as the 17th century, the Moors were commonly supposed to be mostly black or very dark-skinned; the name was thus sometimes used in the sense ‘a black person’. This source confirms that many of the Moors were black and mixed peoples.
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The Akan of West Africa are Believed to have origins in the Middle East

The Akan of West Africa are Believed to have origins in the Middle East

Source: Deities of the Akan Religion (Encyclopedia) 2021 A.D. From the source, "Akan Religion. The Akan speak the Twi language and trace back their history in West Africa some nine hundred years. They are believed to have origins in the Middle East—as the Akkadian people of Babylon. The name Akan is believed to be a corruption of Akkane or Akkana. In 1076 the Almoravids drove the Akans from their ancient home in the Empire of Ghana to their current West African locations in the modern nation of Ghana and adjacent areas of Côte d’Ivoire and Togo." This source confirms yet again the notion that…
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Ceuta (Arabic Sebta) in Morocco Was Founded By Shem

Ceuta (Arabic Sebta) in Morocco Was Founded By Shem

Source: Ceuta (Encyclopedia.com) 2018 A.D. From the source, "CEUTA (Arabic Sebta ), Spanish enclave on the northwest coast of Morocco, 16 miles dirctly south of Gibraltar. According to legend, it was founded by Shem, the son of Noah." This source confirms the notion that a part of Shem's allotment lays in Africa.
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The Afar Say they Come From Yemen

The Afar Say they Come From Yemen

Source: Afar (Encyclopedia) 2021 A.D. From the source, "The Afars' skin tone is generally dark brown and their facial features are similar to those of the Somalis and Oromos, although generally members of both of those groups have darker skin. The Afar are probably related to the ancient Egyptian race...The Afar themselves claim to be descended from Arabs, through a mythic Yemeni ancestor. This myth of origin seems unlikely, since the two groups do not share a common race, language, or culture...Afar culture is oral in tradition. Afar oral literature reveals a high esteem for military prowess, with a whole…
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Queen Kahina was a Black Jewish Princess who was a Ruler of the Berber Tribes in Carthage

Queen Kahina was a Black Jewish Princess who was a Ruler of the Berber Tribes in Carthage

Source: Kahina (Encyclopedia) 2020 A.D. From the source, "Priestess and queen of Carthage who was a powerful and ruthless ruler of the Berber tribes of northern Africa. Name variations: Cahina; Dhabba the Kahina; Dahiyah Kahinah; Dahia-al Kahina; Kahiyah. Reigned between 695 and 703 ce. Around the time of the capture of Carthage by the Arabs (695 ce), the normally pastoral Berber tribes of the Atlas Mountains of North Africa rallied under the leadership of Queen Kahina, a powerful black Jew known variously as Dahiyah Kahinah or Kahiyah, who was also said to be a prophet." This post tells us that Queen Kahina, other…
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