AFRICAN IDEN­TITY

The Sunday Independent - - METRO -

DEF­I­NI­TIONS: Nubian – a na­tive or in­hab­i­tant of Nu­bia. Nu­bia was di­vided into three ma­jor re­gions: Up­per, Mid­dle and Lower Nu­bia, in ref­er­ence to their lo­ca­tions along the Nile. To­day Nu­bia is known as North­ern Su­dan and south­ern Egypt. (www.mer­riam-web­ster.com)

Ac­cord­ing to the ur­ban dic­tio­nary, a woman with African her­itage is a Nubian Queen.

A black woman usu­ally has a dark skin com­plex­ion and thick kinky hair. A Nubian Queen is a woman who comes in a va­ri­ety of shapes and sizes which can range from slim/ slen­der to thick/curvy.

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