OPINION: The Cleopatra Controversy

Cleopatra, as depicted in Assassin’s Creed: Origins

EGYPT is in AFRICA, and

AFRICA has BLACK PEOPLE, thus

EGYPTIANS are BLACK PEOPLE.

It was very simple mental math.

Ancient Egypt was ruled by Black African rulers for an extended period, but not always.
Everyone who is White in this scene from EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS has a speaking role. #whitewashing
Michael Jackson’s “Remember the Time” video was very important to Black youth when it first came out in 1992, showing Black rulers of Egypt portrayed by actor-comedian Eddie Murphy and supermodel Iman.
Cleopatra looks like NONE of these two women, no matter how hard you wish or loud you yell.

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