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  Black Africans in West Asia - Asia - ColorQ's Color Club
Details such as the number of subSaharan Africans who were in Asia, which countries they came from, when the migration started/stopped, their distribution in various occupations, and intermarriage rates were not subjected to rigorous study by medieval Arab writers.
Amr, son of a fl slave-woman, wrote an anthology of poems and served the governor of an Iraqi province.
It was during and after this period that negative stereotypes of fls began to proliferate in the Muslim world (see Arab and other Asian views on fl Africans).
www.colorq.org /MeltingPot/article.aspx?d=Asia&x=BlackWestAsians   (980 words)

 Ayanna - Islam, Colourism and the Myth of Black African Slave Traders
Africans in the Diaspora have the challenge of rewriting a history that has been stained by years of distortions, omission and downright lies.
Diaspora Africans are often quite naïve and will do anything to hold fast to the illusion that " we are all Africans" and ignore the racism that has existed among a group that is far from uniform.
Add to this the religious fervor of the Muslim invaders, their non-acceptance or regard for traditional African religions, and the obvious economic and political desires for which religion was used as a tool, and we get an excellent but little spoken of picture of Islam in Africa.
www.rootswomen.com /ayanna/articles/10022004.html   (1683 words)

 Evidence of Blacks in the Bible
In fact, this line of reasoning, that there are no fl people mentioned in the Bible, has formed the basis for an argument of exclusion of fls and the justification of slavery in the United States during the 1800s.
Therefore, since fl people have no souls and because fl people are beasts and animals in Genesis, we are told that God gave humans dominion over the beasts and the beasts are to help the humans to work the fields and to do the hard labor and the work.
It is a growing belief among African American, white and Asian biblical scholars that this has been misinformation that has resulted from a Eurocentristic and white prejudice for hundreds of years in the interpretation of the Bible.
www.christianodyssey.com /bible/africans.html   (5254 words)

 Apartheid Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Africans are given the most dangerous jobs, are paid far less than white workers, and are housed in fenced, patrolled barracks.
Africans are allowed to be on white land only if they are working for whites.
In this way, the government strips millions of fls of their South African citizenship and forces them to become residents of their new "homelands." Blacks are now considered foreigners in white-controlled South Africa, and need passports to enter.
www.un.org /Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/discrim/race_b_at_print.asp   (1411 words)

 Black Marxists' Inhuman Cruelty To Fellow Black Africans
Any fl man who was friendly to whites or a supporter of the whites had to be murdered or intimidated.
Black policemen and fl soldiers and their families were attacked.
Any moderate fl, who co-operated with the whites, was in danger of being beaten, or, worse still, murdered in the most brutal fashion imaginable.
www.rense.com /general10/blacksa.htm   (2397 words)

 Black people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term Black was soon replaced by Negro but by the 1970s African-Americans reclaimed the term Black, as did segments of other non-white populations who shared in their struggle against racism.
Blacks, for example, are a racial group defined by their possessing some degree of recent African ancestry (recent because, after all, everyone of us is out of Africa, the origin of Homo sapiens).
Barack Obama self-identifies as fl and could identify as fl or multi-racial on the U.S. census and by many dictionaries, though the British census would classify him as mixed and some biological definitions would claim he's not fl because only half of his ancestors are from sub-Saharan Africa instead of most.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black_(people)   (3872 words)

 The Body: Small Study Finds HIV Lower in Black Africans
Black Africans in the United Kingdom who are infected with HIV tend to have lower levels of the virus in their blood compared with people from other ethnic groups who are at the same stage of disease, according to a small study in a recent issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases (2001;183:1518-1521).
Most HIV-positive fl Africans in the UK are infected by HIV subtypes A and C, whereas white patients are predominantly infected by subtype B, according to the authors.
He said the Africans may have had lower virus levels because they "could have been infected more recently," and he pointed out that a number of other studies have shown no difference in HIV levels between ethnic groups.
www.thebody.com /cdc/news_updates_archive/jun29_01/uk_blacks.html   (458 words)

 Mauritania - Black Africans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Of the five major fl African ethnic groups in Mauritania, the largest is the Toucouleur, an offshoot of the Fulbe.
The Fulbe are the second largest fl African group in the country.
Black African society, like Maure society, is highly stratified.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/31.htm   (175 words)

 Some Answered Questions (Mormons & Blacks Folks)
Black Africans (whether they are in America, Africa, or any other part of the world) are the descendants of the ancient Nubians; who had the blood of the ancient Egyptians in their veins.
Most fl Africans are not "wanderers" on the earth, and have lived in or near their homelands for many thousands of years.
Simon the Zealot was not a Canaanite, and Simeon of Cyrene was a Jew and not a fl African.
www.angelfire.com /mo2/blackmormon/SAQ.html   (20724 words)

 Moses Ebe Ochonu: Arab Racism against Black Africans
For instance, fl African immigrants are routinely killed, maimed, and their houses and properties destroyed in Ghadaffi's Libya--- the same Ghadaffi who wants to be the leader of a politically united African super-state.
Sub-Saharan Africa has acquiesced in the lubrication of this relationship with the blood of fl Africans, the latest of such sacrifices being Darfur, where Sub-Saharan African leaders have, to the disgust of their countrymen, refrained from outright condemnation of the Darfur debacle as a racist genocide directed at fl Africans.
The emotional flmail of accusing fl Africans of racism against Arab North Africa, which is often subtly deployed by our North African AU members to obscure the racist treatment of fls in the Arab world, is no longer tenable.
www.nigeriavillagesquare1.com /Articles/ebe_ochonu/2005/07/arab-racism-against-black-africans.html   (1687 words)

 2 South Africans at Black Looks
We want more and more for the voices of Black women and Black lesbians to be heard.
The first is Latifah is a 24 year old fl woman from Soweto.
We worked today on starting her blog (My Realities) She is highly motivated despite the barriers of unemployment and lack of funds (She presently works as a volunteer at FEW three days a week).
www.blacklooks.org /2006/10/2_south_africans.html   (327 words)

 no-racism.net: The Dangerous Odds Against Black Africans In Austria
To accuse ten intelligent, professionally trained, white adults merely of 'manslaughter' in the death of a fl African whose shackled (by them), inert, helpless body they brutalized to death even as they taunted him with racist slurs ('Filthy creature!', 'Swine!') is much revealing and terrifying.
On the night of 14 April 2005, Dr. Di Tutu Bukasa, a Vienna resident and prominent activist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was brutally assaulted by six skinheads; nothing tangible came out of the numerous protests to and demands on the Minister of Interior and the system as a whole.
Yankuba Ceesay from the Gambia died in mysterious circumstances in an isolated room of a Linz penitentiary.
www.no-racism.net /article/1451   (971 words)

 A Personal Odyssey in Discovery of Jesus- Articles- BlackandChristian.com
I recognized that some fl Christians would resist a film on the fl presence in the Bible that encourages them to experience the diversity of the origin of their religion.
The underlying premise is that any fls in the Bible were slaves which reinforces the main lie that American slavery was justified because Africans were always slaves.
She is also an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church, currently on staff at Allen Chapel AME Church in Washington, DC where she coordinates the class leaders and Christian discipleship courses and teaches media literacy to children.
www.blackandchristian.com /articles/pew/paula-12-00.shtml   (1162 words)

 Redefining 'black' - Los Angeles Times
In addition to fl immigrants' need to hold onto their own identities, many whites have historically tended to regard fl immigrants as a model minority within a troublesome native-born fl population.
A good proportion of immigrants tend to be better educated than African Americans, don't have the "chip" of racial resentment on their shoulder and exhibit the classic immigrant optimism about assimilation into the mainstream culture.
Tensions between native and foreign-born fls are rising in higher education because universities are reputedly using fl immigrants, at the expense of the native-born, to diversify their student bodies.
www.latimes.com /news/opinion/la-op-chude-sokei18feb18,0,7298828.story?coll=la-opinion-center   (1088 words)

 People Of Color In The Bible (Part 1 - Egypt)- Articles- BlackandChristian.com
Black people and other people of color have dealt well with this state of affairs, focusing not on portrayals and images, but on the truth of the saving gospel of Jesus Christ and the brotherhood of all of His children.
But overuse and abuse of European images have "given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme" Him (2 Sam 12:14) by calling Christianity a "white man's religion", a religion of racial prejudice, when it is neither.
From God's perspective it's just as important to make it a point to mention that people He used were Africans or other people of color as to mention they were Roman, Greek, German or English, "for ye are all one in Christ Jesus".
www.blackandchristian.com /articles/pulpit/ash-01-01.shtml   (1657 words)

 AllRefer.com - Libya - Black Africans | Libyan Information Resource
A significant number of sub-Saharan Africans live in desert and coastal communities, mixed with Arabs and Berbers.
Another distinct but numerically small group of fls, the harathin (plowers, cultivators) have been in the Saharan oases for millennia.
Their origins are obscure, but they appear to have been subservient to the Tuareg or other Libyan overlords for at least the last millennium.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/libya/libya48.html   (403 words)

 Black Africans in the U.K. feel depression and social isolation after HIV diagnosis : Epilepsy.com
Black Africans in the U.K. feel depression and social isolation after HIV diagnosis : Epilepsy.com
According to a recently published study from Scotland, "In-depth, semistructured interviews with 30 HIV positive Black Africans were conducted in London, U.K. The interviews focused upon experiential accounts of living with HIV.
"The social context of being a Black African living in the UK emerged as an important framework within which the experience of being HIV positive was positioned.
www.epilepsy.com /newsfeed/pr_1140791408.html   (319 words)

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Mormons claim that fl folks are the descendants of Cain and Ham.
That fl Africans are the descendants of Ham, or Hamites, is generally accepted among most Bible scholars; of whatever church.
The belief that fl Negroes were the descendants of Cain was a commonly accepted belief in 12th century Catholic Europe as well as among the Jews of the Middle Ages as well as more ancient times (The Evidence of Black People in the Bible, p.3ff online and also The Mark of Cain by Ruth Mellinkoff).
www.angelfire.com /mo2/blackmormon/q35.htm   (528 words)

 BBC News | AFRICA | Black South Africans' degree success
Figures released in South Africa have shown a sharp increase in the number of fl South Africans receiving university degrees since the end of apartheid.
A report by the South African Institute of Race Relations found that the number of fl graduates jumped from almost 15,000 in 1991 to more than 40,000 in 1998, a rise of 173%.
The Institute said the findings demonstrated that the education deficit between fl and white South-Africans was being overcome.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/africa/1704631.stm   (96 words)

 RastaSpeaks.com - Black African Focus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
The African city: a source of progress and modernity
Islam, Colourism and the Myth of Black African Slave Traders
www.africaspeaks.com /articles/historical.html   (499 words)

 Tuareg Hair - EgyptSearch Forums
Before the French colonisation, Tuaregs used to enslave West Africans, either to sell them or to use them for domestic purposes; those who were not sold were usually assimilated into the Tuareg community.
you say fl like it is some sort of dialect knowing fully well what the devisive implications of "flness" are; yet you throw the meaningless word around to stir up debate (I am guilty for responding to it - yes) as though it means anything at all.
or is the term "fl african" so stigmatized that word association (in english no less - language of the opressor)causes a, pavlovian, involuntary response in your pshche............
www.egyptsearch.com /forums/Forum8/HTML/000534.html   (3355 words)

 Single Africans - Black personal ads - Black singles
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We features african and fl singles personal ads from anywhere in the World.
www.africasingles.net   (98 words)

 purevolume™ | Black Africans
Our new member on the team is our man Clive in the staff, manger department.
All songs, lyrics and pictures © Black Africans.
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www.purevolume.com /blackafricans   (118 words)

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