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Old 12-23-2013, 02:20 PM
 
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Why so much denial? Why do you insist that the only reason lighter skinned people exist in North Africa is because of European migration? All over North Africa, from Morocco, through Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, people are lighter than equatorial Africans. Negros are actually native to sub-Saharan Africa.
I'm not saying that. I'm saying that the non-African element cannot be ignored in regards to the ancestry of the average North African. Have you forgotten that the Arabs invaded and conquered North Africa?

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Even the dark Africans which currently reside in South Africa migrated there due to the job opportunities offered by industries created by the Afrikaners through mining, farming, trading and the wine industry.
Ok? I don't see what that has to do with anything. The Afrikaners are not indigenous to South Africa.
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Old 12-24-2013, 01:13 AM
 
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I've been to Tunisia last year. In the south many are dark, even black, the grandchildren of liberated black slaves.
In the north you find many European looking people, as the ones you can see on this thread. Romans have been in tunisia, lots of Greek and Turks, and quite a few slaves of Russian origine settled in Tunisia.
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Old 12-24-2013, 01:16 AM
 
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Even,if they did the roman were not blond,they look like north african themselves,they re the italian ancestors
one can say that Tunisians are basically white, but with some black admixture. Not unlike Cubans or Brazilians, for example.
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Old 12-24-2013, 02:29 AM
 
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Considering North Africa was once held by Rome and had influxes of people from other lands it's not surprising you have blond Tunisians.
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Old 12-26-2013, 05:57 PM
 
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Considering North Africa was once held by Rome and had influxes of people from other lands it's not surprising you have blond Tunisians.
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To my knowledge of history,Romans were not blond,they have a mediterranean like complexion like tunisian,lebanese,algerians so it's has no correlation whatsoever.
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Old 12-26-2013, 07:51 PM
 
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To my knowledge of history,Romans were not blond,they have a mediterranean like complexion like tunisian,lebanese,algerians so it's has no correlation whatsoever.
Most Tunesians have a mediterranean like complexion, except in the south. The blondes with blue eyes exist, as they exist in Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, turkey, etc. but they are rare.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:49 PM
 
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Most Tunesians have a mediterranean like complexion, except in the south. The blondes with blue eyes exist, as they exist in Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, turkey, etc. but they are rare.
I know that,i was saying Romans don't have blond people.
It's more the germanic invasion influence of North Africa by Wisighots and Vandals.
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Old 12-26-2013, 10:00 PM
 
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I know that,i was saying Romans don't have blond people.
It's more the germanic invasion influence of North Africa by Wisighots and Vandals.
I think Romans had blond people too(since people from all parts of the roman empire moved to Italy, and Northern Italians have a celtic ancestry), but it was a small minority. You also find blond people in countries like turkey and even Syria. I think it's not possible to put your finger on one cause for this. Tunisia is geographically very close to Europe, that's the logical and real reason. Not only visigots and Vandals moved to Tunisia (by the way were they really still so Scandinavian after spending so many years in Spain and mixing with spanish people?), many other Europeans did too. And you can see the berbers in northern Morocco have a high percentage of people with blue eyes and brown or even blond hair, most Tunisians have a berber ancestry. So maybe the blondes and blue eyed are mostly not due to European influence, but indigenous, since the berbers were clearly a white-skinned race?
Personally I think it's a mix of several reasons. On the other hand the large influx of and mixture with black slaves is the reason that Tunisians are still darker generally than, for example, Spanish, Italian or Turkish people.
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Old 12-26-2013, 10:01 PM
 
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Most Tunesians have a mediterranean like complexion, except in the south. The blondes with blue eyes exist, as they exist in Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, turkey, etc. but they are rare.
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and even Syria.
what about Malaysia ,China ,Nigeria?

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Old 12-26-2013, 10:11 PM
 
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Most Tunesians have a mediterranean like complexion, except in the south. The blondes with blue eyes exist, as they exist in Spain, Italy, Greece, Lebanon, turkey, etc. but they are rare.
The fact that you were able to completely stun the OP, gives you my vote for most informative poster.
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