Angolan and Portuguese ancestry http://youtu.be/tSKXJWQ-bp4 the beauty pageant titleholder who was a Top 10 finalist at Miss Universe 2007 and placed first runner-up to Miss World 2007, becoming Miss World Africa. She was the highest placed Miss Angola at both Miss Universe and Miss Worldbefore the win of Leila Lopes in Miss Universe 2011 She was also named Miss World Continental Queen of Africa. […]Read More
Posts tagged Italy
Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos and his second wife Maria of Antioch
Italy (c. 1150) Found in the Vatican Library, Rome. Artist: Unknown Manuel I Komnenos was a Byzantine Emperor of the 12th century who reigned over a crucial turning point in the history of Byzantium and the Mediterranean. His reign saw the last flowering of the Komnenian restoration, during which the Byzantine Empire had seen a […]Read More
Thracian Treasures: Golden Phial & Amphora With African Faces Found In Bulgaria, Europe?
Most of what we know about the ancient Thracians comes from surviving ancient Greek and Roman sources. The Thracians were an ancient ethnic group that inhabited parts of what is today European Turkey and the extreme north of Greece, but the vast majority of Thracian land is in what is today Bulgaria. Although Thrace as an […]Read More
A Handsome Pharaoh With Wings Statue In Italy
Some people (who wish to stay anonymous) think that, this is a better representation of what the ancient Egyptians actually looked like. Curran vividly recreates this first wave of European Egyptomania with insightful interpretations of the period’s artistic and literary works. In doing so, he paints a colorful picture of a time in which early moderns […]Read More
African Gladiators Under Caesar’s Rule?
Caesar, Morituri te salutant! [“Caesar, Those about to die salute you.!”] The city was becoming an important trade center. Probably in the first half of the sixth century, the Carthaginian admiral Hanno founded several colonies along the coast of what is now Morocco and proceeded to the gold river Senegal, and even reached Mount Cameroon. […]Read More
E-V13 DNA originated in Northeastern Africa around 18,000 years ago entered Europe at some time via the Balkans?
Why the men of Abergele carry the rare marker is not yet known, but its high frequency could be due to the settlement of the town during the 1st to 4th centuries AD by Roman soldiers. –The Last Legion Movie Still- 2007 A more likely Roman genetic legacy in the British Isles lies in the […]Read More
A few random images of Rome’s catacombs frescoes
A list of Ancient Rome’s Catacombs with interesting images. If you ever have the time to visit Italy, I suggest you go see this yourself. The Catacombs of Rome (Italian: Catacombe di Roma) are ancient catacombs, underground burial places under Rome, Italy, of which there are at least forty, some discovered only in recent decades. […]Read More
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Ana Paula Araujo
Nationality: Brazilian Ethnicity: Brazilian Place of Birth: Roraima, Brazil http://sportsillustr…/aaraujo-p.html Fashion Model who also worked for Victoria Secret originally wanted to pursue a career in law. “I always wanted to be a judge,” she admits. “I’m not sure why, but when I was younger I liked to play with papers and make decisions […]Read More
ancient Egypt and our origins
The Pyramid Code is a documentary that explores the pyramid fields and ancient temples in Egypt as well as ancient megalithic sites around the world looking for clues to matriarchal consciousness, ancient knowledge and sophisticated technology in a Golden Age. It’s based on the extensive research done in 25 trips to Egypt and 51 other […]Read More
What Age Do You Get the Most Sun Damage?
Dr. Schultz noted that 80% of your lifetime ultraviolet exposure and damage is done by the age of 18. Recently, a viewer responded to that claim by asking whatapos;s the point of sun protection beyond 18 if only marginal damage can occur. In this episode of DermTV, Dr. Schultz delves into his quote and whether […]Read More
Miss Italy “Denny Mendez”
Nationality: Italian Place of birth: Dominican Republic Former miss Italy, model and actress DENNY MENDEZ, MISS ITALY 1996, KISSED BY HER PARENTS LIDIA CHAVEZ (S) AND SERGIO CASABIANCA She speaks Italian, Spanish and English Miss Italia (Denny Mendez) caused a minor scandal throughout that nation. It was the first time that a woman of non-Italian ancestry […]Read More
RACISM IN FOOTBALL DOCUMENTARY
The shocking untold story of the 2006 World Cup – the mindless violence, the racism, the unseen riots and the running battles in German cities as the police tried to protect the hundreds of thousands of genuine fans who were attending the sporting extravaganza. Undercover cameras reveal the ugly face of the beautiful game and […]Read More
“Leonie” the next Naomi Campbell?
http://youtu.be/TbjQSQIGRaw http://youtu.be/hLrLldV6oJkRead More
ethnicity within the UK Fashion industry
Four-part documentary about ethnic minorities within the UK Fashion industry. Part one explores ther Asian fashion industry with an interview with the UK’s top Asian female model, Mandi Sidhu. The Asian fashion industry is one of the UK’s most lavish and fervent media-based industries in the UK. Linked by culture, romance and traditions. Yet […]Read More
Nationality: Filipino Her full name is Charlene Louise Alagon Almarvez. She immediately won the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest Philippines 2009. The following year she was the first runner-up in the Ford Supermodel of the World 2010 contest. She was discovered at a ‘Santacruzan’, a religious festival in her home country. She has walked […]Read More
Nationality: Canadian Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ethnicity: African-Canadian This Canadian-born ’90s supermodel holds the distinction of being the first black woman to sign an exclusive contract with Cover Girl. Her father a surgeon and her mother a teacher. Always classy and elegant, Lana Ogilvie was the picture of poised beauty.Read More
World’s Youngest Professional Drummer: Julian Pavone
MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich., USA — Julian Pavone is just seven and is already a professional drummer since he was 5 years 10 months and 3 days old – setting the new world record for the Youngest Professional Drummer. http://youtu.be/rfq2Q242DXQRead More
An 1.8 mile (3km) Veil
CASAL DI PRINCIPE, Naples, Italy — Thousands of people were seen taking to the streets of Casal di Principe, Naples, Italy, to watch bride Elena De Angelis’ wedding dress and her 1.8-MILE (3 km) veil, (designed by Gianni Molaro Campania) which required 600 people to carry the headpiece – setting the world record for the […]Read More
Books and Documentary: Black Athena – Full version
Winner of the American Book Award and a Socialist Review Book Award What is classical about Classical Civilization? In one of the most audacious works of scholarship ever written, Martin Bernal challenges the whole basis of our thinking about this question. Classical civilization, he argues, has deep roots in Afroasiatic cultures. But these Afroasiatic influences […]Read More
Nationality: American Ethnicity: African American and Caucasian Michael Michele has won acclaim for her portrayals of strong and capable women on television as well as in feature films. Born in Evansville, Indiana, on August 30, 1966, she, like practically everyone in the Hoosier State, grew up a big basketball fan. Michele played roundball […]Read More