These Historical Figures Were Black?!

October 22, 2014  |  
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Santa Claus

Or at least Saint Nicholas (270 – 343 AD), the saint that the legend is based on. Old Saint Nick was born in what’s now considered Turkey (at the time it was the village of Patara, which was a metropolis for people of African descent).

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