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Karla Blanco

Solel International Partner | After School Dance Coach at Sheldon ISD Professional Latin dancer and Choreographer born in Caracas, Venezuela, Karla Blanco de Landry has earned the distinction of being known as one of the best dancers in the world. She is recognized for having a wide variety of talents in which she mastered dancing to various musical genres. Karla is now the Director of her own studio El Sabor de Houston Dance Academy located in Houston, Texas. A studio

It’s a Family Affair: Her Highness Shaikha Abeer Al Khalifa captured America’s heart by bringing an ancient people to light through fashion

SOLEL INTERNATIONAL SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 HOUSTON, TX, September 18, 2019 /Solel International hosted the first cultural renaissance in 106 years that highlights the Moorish American community. The “Moro Americana” event was filled with cultural performances, food and rich history. During the festival, the journey of Moorish Americans was captured in many different genres. Hosting and Virtual Hosting by International Recording Artist Richmond “Hotline” Shaw and Radio Personality, Nafeesah Muhammad, Interpretative dance by Vockah Redu, Moorish-American music from Eclipse the Earthstar,

Light and the truth | Robert Benjamin Lewis

Robert Benjamin Lewis (1802 – February 1858) was of both African Descent and from the Indigenous American Mohegan tribe author, best known for writing Light and Truth published in 1836. He also was an entrepreneur, successfully marketing hair oil and other commodities, and also held three United States patents. In his book he has written about the existence of the Moors. Download Below Light and Truth .

Mustafa Zemmouri | Stephen the Moor

Estevanico (c. 1500-1539) was one of the first native Africans to reach the present-day continental United States. He is known by many different names, but is commonly known as Esteban de Dorantes, Estebanico and Esteban the Moor or Mustafa Zemmouri. Enslaved as a youth by the Portuguese, he was sold to a Spanish nobleman and taken in 1527 on the Spanish Narváez expedition to establish a colony in Florida. He was one of four survivors among 300 men who explored


Houston First Augmented Reality Mural in Independence Heights, TX . Mural by Solel International We at Solel International are proud to have been chosen by several communities to visually tell their stories though visual and multimedia representations. Our work typically brings people together, create community ownership of its branding, history and collective character. We bring together talented artists, community volunteers, stakeholders and all others that want to see underprivileged areas thrive. We assist with comprehensive community art planning, art budgeting

Moorish Americans of Texas

Courtesy of the Moorish Science Temple of America – Temple 7 in Houston, Texas In May of 2015 AD, The nationality and contributions of the Moorish Americans were recognized by the Senate of the State of Texas through Members of the Moorish Science Temple of America Temple 7 in Houston, Texas. Texas itself is mired in Moorish History and the Resolution was Unanimously passed.


The complexion of the Carolina Indians is Black, Not much different from that of the Ethiopians. Their hair is Black and thick, and not very long, tied back behind the head like a small tail. As for the physique of these men, they are well proportioned, of medium height, a little taller than we are. They have broad chests, strong arms, and the legs and other parts of the body well composed. They’re broad in the face and have big

World Culture Section

Monolithic means “characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformity.” Over time due to the startling effects of colonialism all over the world, our timeline is dedicated to world culture and the Autochthonous People that birth them. Often, people can look the same but there is always the possibility that their story may be different. Use the World Culture Section to explore some things in history worth seeking.

Moors of Africa and the Americans

Reported by : The origin of America’s native populations has long been a subject of debate. The theory that the indigenous natives of America were only the result of Asians crossing the Bering Strait is no more substantial than the idea that America was populated by Moors having traveled across the Atlantic and settling in the Americas. Actually, the latter theory was the opinion of most scholars before the abolition of slavery. Others believe that America is an old

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