Achilles is African in new BBC TV series “Troy: A Fall of a City”! (photos)

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The absurd, ahistorical Black Athena theory, which had posited that ancient Greeks were of African descent has been thoroughly debunked on numerous occasions in the past. But it seems the proponents of this baseless view are attempting to peddle the same nonsense once more. This time via the entertainment route.

David Gyasi as “Achilles”

Achilles, the ancient Greek hero of the Trojan War is one of the main characters in the plot portrayed by a black actor in a joint BBC and Netflix multimillion-dollar mini-series expected to air in 2018. The series, called “Troy: The...


Achilles is African in new BBC TV series “Troy: A Fall of a City”! (photos)


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