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How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

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Mme. Abomah (born 1862?) was known as the Amazon Giantess and the African Giantess. She has traveled all over the world as the tallest woman in the world: Australia, New Zealand, South America, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Britain and Ireland. She was billed as being 7'6" tall. her surname was Grigsby, and originally came from Laurence County, South Carolina, United States.

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Mme. Abomah (born 1862?) was known as the Amazon Giantess and the African Giantess. She has traveled all over the world as the tallest woman in the world: Australia, New Zealand, South America, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, England, Scotland and Ireland. She was billed as being 7'6" tall, but photographic evidence suggests she was more in the 6'10" - 6'11" range... .

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Dr. Robert Tanner Freeman was the first African American dentist to receive a degree in the United States. Dr Tanner graduated from the Harvard University Dental School in 1869. He and George Lewis Ruffin (Law School) share the distinction of being the first African Americans to graduate from Harvard University.

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a list of early Moorish Family Clan Names from Medieval Times traceable to present day. Therefore, many Black people in the west, through slavery, who were given European surnames, are in-fact Moorish/African names from antiquities. The name Schwarzenegger is Moorish, from ancient black clans who lived in Germany. Life is circle, and every human is just a part of the whole race, despite what some profess.

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African-American? How? If America was named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci (an Italian) and Africa was named for Scipio Africanus (another Italian), then an African American must be a slave . . . twice over! If a son receives his surname from his father then clearly something has gone terribly wrong regarding this people's identity.

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THE ORIGINAL MEANING OF THE "N" WORD HAD A CONNOTATION CONNECTED TO THE GODS, but now Context determines the meaning. Niger Black, a surname of Simeon Jacob's son. (Acts 13:1). He was called this because of his dark complexion. On the physical side, the Semitic race is not so homogeneous as it is on the linguistic side. But this is due to intermarriage with other races, but where it is purest it displays the same general characteristics. Thick and fleshy lips, wide & ached nose, black…

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