Were Egyptians Black?


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Many historians have concluded that ancient Egyptians were black. Located in East Africa, Egypt was populated by Africans as well as other races. They settled together and built the ancient ruins that are still standing today.

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Many ancient philosophers and writers from Greece and Europe have described ancient Egyptians as dark skinned and black footed. Other ancient travelers described the Egyptians as having dark skin and kinky hair.

The original race of Egyptians is still debated and challenged in universities and other institutions. However, the results of the research and analysis of Egyptian DNA prove that blacks were indeed in ancient Egypt.

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