Source: Herodotus on Ancient Africa: There is no Sub-Saharan (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source provides an in-depth analysis of how the term "sub-Saharan" Africa can be a modern term that is racist and contradicts ancient sources. This source also explains how Egypt was indeed a part of Africa and that "white" people technically didn't exist in Egypt, but black peoples did. Ancient Egypt's orientation (Upper Egypt was actually the southern region of the empire while Lower Egypt was actually the northern part of the empire) was directed toward the Nile and the south in…
Source: Was Cleopatra Black? Gal Gadot's Cleopatra Film Controversy (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source confirms the stance that Cleopatra was of mixed ethnic and cultural heritage
Source: Black Africans in the Ancient Mediterranean | Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source tells us once again that the ancient Roman empire was a cosmopolitan society and that different blacks peoples, both free and enslaved, were woven throughout the Mediterranean world.
Source: Was ancient Egypt an African civilization? With Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy (Study of Antiquity and The Middle Ages) 2020 A.D. This source confirms yet again that a consistent black presence existed in ancient Egypt long before the 25th Dynasty comprised of Nubian leadership.
Source: Herodotus on the Ancient Colchians: Were they black? (Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages) 2021 A.D. This source confirms that the ancient Colchians were a black people which also defends Herodotus' reputation.