No, Samson wasn’t a black person (although he could have had a dark skin colour). Ethnically, he was a Jew (from the tribe of Dan [Judges 13:2]), so he would have looked more like the following picture than the actor — Nonso Anozie — who portrays him on the History Channel’s The Bible.

Jewish face


(Image from M. Fillon, ‘The Real Face Of Jesus‘ [23/01/15] on [accessed 06/08/15])

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