Emperor Haile Selassie. born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins by tradition from King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.
QUEEN OF SHEBA (960 B.C.) "I am black but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon, Look not upon me because I am black Because the sun hath scorched me." (Song of Solomon)
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Makeda, Queen of Sheba. Her union with King Solomon produced a son named Menelik. Her dynasty ended in 1975 with the death of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie.
Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the Royal Quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio, who is still shocked by the discovery. Buried under mud are jewels and golden coins, temples, colossal statues and bronze artifacts that rise from the seabed. Amazing!
Mesehti was an ancient Egyptian nomarch of the 13th nomos of Upper Egypt around 2000 BCE, during the 11th dynasty. In addition, he also was Seal-bearer and Overseer of the priests of Wepwawet. Among the objects of his funerary equipment, the most famous are the wooden models of soldiers: a group of striding Egyptian spearmen equipped with a hide shield and a white skirt, and another group composed of 40 striding Nubian archers,dark-skinned and wearing a red loincloth.
10 African Kings and Queens Whose Stories Must be Told on Film
Some years ago Nick Cannon expressed his disdain for movies such as "Django Unchained" and "12 Years a Slave," saying he's tired of seeing Black people