“White” Ethiopians were Dark-Skinned

“White” Ethiopians were Dark-Skinned

Source: Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (Pliny the Elder) 77-79 A.D. From the source, " If we pass through the interior of Africa in a southerly direction, beyond the Gætuli, after having traversed the intervening deserts, we shall find, first of all the Liby- Egyptians1, and then the country where the Leucæthio- pians2 dwell. Beyond3 these are the Nigritæ4, nations of Æthiopia, so called from the river Nigris5, which has been previously mentioned, the Gymnetes6, surnamed Pharusii, and, on the very margin of the ocean, the Perorsi7, whom we have already spoken of as lying on the boundaries of Mauritania. After passing…
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Historiography and Methods of African History

Historiography and Methods of African History

Source: Historiography and Methods of African History (Oxford Bibliographies) 2012 A.D. From the source, " Introduction The study of African history as an independent and autonomous focus of scholarship is a recent development. Until the late colonial period, it was widely believed among Western historians that Africa, south of the Sahara, had no “civilization” and thus no history. Others insisted that even if there were events of a historical nature, such a history was unknown and unknowable, since African societies, for the most part, were nonliterate and as such left no records that historians could study. The era of decolonization…
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The Art of Historiography

The Art of Historiography

Source: Historical Research Method: Home (Edith Cowan University ) 2012 A.D. Historiography is the study of historical writing. God is blessing us to reclaim our history, so it is important we know what we are looking for and know how to piece history together accurately as we progress. Below is the historical method from Edith Cowan University that one can use for research. Remember to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit in all that you do. From the Historical Research Method source, " Historical research or historiography, "attempts to systematically recapture the complex nuances, the people,meanings,events,and even ideas of the past that have…
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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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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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Moor was Often Used to Describe Someone of African Descent who was Black who was Believed to have Come From Ethiopia or Mauritania

Moor was Often Used to Describe Someone of African Descent who was Black who was Believed to have Come From Ethiopia or Mauritania

Source: The sultana and her sisters: black women in the British Isles before 1530 (Women's History Review) 2006 A.D. From the source, "Black women exerted a cultural presence through their recognition inMiddle English and late medieval Scottish vernaculars. Although OldEnglish offers us little more than the word blacche (with its variant regionalspellings) for a black person [15], by the thirteenth century, Middle Englishhad acquired two key terms with which to signal non-white skin colour;More and Saracen. Each has variant regional spellings and neither isgender-specific, as both were applied equally to men and women. A third andrarer word was Sowdonesse (in…
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In The Ancient Mediterranean World, there is “no Sub-Saharan” Africa

In The Ancient Mediterranean World, there is “no Sub-Saharan” Africa

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…
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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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Noah had Hair Like Wool and “Curly” Just as God Does

Noah had Hair Like Wool and “Curly” Just as God Does

Source: With Letters of Light: Studies in Dead Sea Scrolls, Early Jewish Apocalypticism, Magic, and Mysticism (Walter de Grutyer) 2011 A.D. Note: Page 24 of the source. Note: Page 24 of the source. Note: Page 25 of the source. This source confirms that Noah was an albino negro because he had white skin like the offspring of an angel, but he also had "wool-like", "curly" hair which is synonymous with negroes. Jesus Christ (Ancient of Days) also had hair like wool as the source mentions.
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Founding of Kanem By Assyrian Refugees Circa 600 B.C.

Founding of Kanem By Assyrian Refugees Circa 600 B.C.

Source: The Founding of Kanem By Assyrian Refugees ca. 600 BCE: Documentary, Linguistic, and Archaeological Evidence (African Studies Center Boston University) 2011 A.D. Note: Page 1 of the source. Note: Page 2 of the source. Note: Page 2 of the source. Note: Page 3 of the source. Note: Page 3 of the source. Note: Page 4 of the source. Note: Page 5 of the source. Note: Page 5 of the source. Note: Page 6 of the source. Note: Page 6 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 7 of the source. Note: Page 8 of the…
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