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In response to an advertisement for an acting position, as a young man he said, "I am not white but I am not exactly black either. Due to the patriarchal nature of Arab society, Arab men, including during the slave trade in North Africa, enslaved more black women than men.They used more black female slaves in domestic service and agriculture than males.Sudanese Arabs, who controlled the government, were widely referred to as practicing apartheid against Sudan's non-Arab citizens.The government was accused of "deftly manipulat(ing) Arab solidarity" to carry out policies of apartheid and ethnic cleansing.
The people of the region were noted in Classical literature as Mauri, which was subsequently rendered as Moors in English.
He claims that black-looking Arabs, much like black-looking Latin Americans, consider themselves white because they have some distant white ancestry.