Human history is something that has always interested me – with great enthusiasm I watched this and had to share. This speech highlights many issues on race and culture that have been feed into the history of Europe and many that are now been re-evaluated with modern data; eg were the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt black or white in skin colour? Modern evidence shows that ancient Egyptians were certainly not the white skinned Hollywood projections we have been grown up on from modern cinema.
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