The ‘Negro’ In Arab-Muslim Consciousness

What is the ‘Negro’? Who qualifies as a ‘Negro’? What is it’s Arabic equivalent? And what did pre-modern writers mean by it? There is a common belief that the ‘negro’ refers to any ‘black’ person of sub-Saharan African heritage. Historian, however, often differentiate between the Moor, the Nubian, the Ethiopian, the Kushite, and the Negro. […]