We do not own, produce or host the videos displayed on this website. All videos are hosted by 3rd party websites and we have no control over their contents. We take no responsibility for the content on any webpage which we link to, please use your own discretion while surfing the links. Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other populations. Different societies apply differing criteria regarding who is classified as “black”, and these social constructs have also changed over time.
In a number of countries, societal variables affect classification as much as skin color, and the social criteria for “blackness” vary. The Romans interacted with and later conquered parts of Mauretania, an early state that covered modern Morocco, western Algeria, and the Spanish cities Ceuta and Melilla during the classical period. Numerous communities of dark-skinned peoples are present in North Africa, some dating from prehistoric communities. 150,000 black soldiers, called his Black Guard. Carlos Moore, resident scholar at Brazil’s University of the State of Bahia, in the 21st century Afro-multiracials in the Arab world, including Arabs in North Africa, self-identify in ways that resemble multi-racials in Latin America. Egyptian former President Anwar Sadat had a mother who was a dark-skinned Nubian Sudanese woman and a father who was a lighter-skinned Egyptian.
In response to an advertisement for an acting position, as a young man he said, “I am not white but I am not exactly black either. My blackness is tending to reddish”. Due to the patriarchal nature of Arab society, Arab men, including during the slave trade in North Africa, enslaved more black women than men. They used more black female slaves in domestic service and agriculture than males. Some succeeded their fathers as rulers, such as Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur, who ruled Morocco from 1578 to 1608. Fulani and a concubine of his father. American University economist George Ayittey accused the Arab government of Sudan of practicing acts of racism against black citizens.