>you can find all kind of >>origins (arabs, berberians, black descendents of slaves, >>jews, spanishs, portugueses). >> > > > >not all the blacks are descendants of slaves, and not all >"pale" muslims in north africa are descendants of free men >and women. > >i know arabs, especially in egypt and morrocco, like to >think and refer to darker skinned people as slaves and such >but thats just racist, it has very little to do with >historical facts.
Yes of course you're right. This is not what I meant I'm not so manicheist there were white slaves too. But in countries like Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia you cannot speak about history and culture without forgetting the weight of slavery.