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by Manhattan
28 Oct 2014, 15:28
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Why are Southern Italians darker than Northern Italians?
Replies: 86
Views: 224469

Re: Why are Southern Italians darker than Northern Italians?

I know what you mean but for some reason this is a topic that seems to creep up in the oddest places. Perhaps if we were a more 'silent' group where pop culture and the media didn't exploit us,it wouldn't be such a popular topic. I knew the Vikings invaded southern Italy a bunch of times but didn't ...
by Manhattan
27 Oct 2014, 14:24
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Why are Southern Italians darker than Northern Italians?
Replies: 86
Views: 224469

Re: Why are Southern Italians darker than Northern Italians?

After reading these posts I feel the need to answer. I am a third generation American of Sicilian descent on all sides of my family. My immediate family, most of my relatives, and myself are light-skinned. I am not as fair as a red head but I don't tan easily in the summer and in fact burn as do my ...