Black Roman Britains and the amazing myopia of racists 

So, apparently there was a kerfuffle on the birdcage where that knuckle dragging proof of our descent from lesser apes, Prison Planet, got upset about the "rewriting of history" in a BBC cartoon about Roman Britain because it showed a family with a Black father. As multiple historians argued that this wasn't a rewrite, just HISTORY, Nassim Taleb jumps in to say, "NUH UH!" based on a lack of African DNA evidence in contemporary white Britains.

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Black Roman Britains and the amazing myopia of racists 

Of course, this has spawned numerous blog posts and tweet threads, but what no one has just said (and I wish they would), was that Black Roman Britains were too upper class (generals, governors, etc., brought in from elsewhere to rule over the Britains) to have stuck around when the empire collapsed. Soldiers would have been needed elsewhere and bureaucrats had to go somewhere where they could be paid.

Black Roman Britains and the amazing myopia of racists 

While they may have left some progeny, as Rome pulled out of Britain, they would have left just as the English left any given non-white country they "conquered" during the British Empire. Yet none of these knuckle draggers would dare say that the English had never colonized India just because the vast majority of the population remains non-white. How do they not understand this?

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