The color black is a lack of color, due to absorbing all light that comes touches it.
In the western world, black is worn as a color of mourning.
Many times, the color black is associated with evil and fear.
Black is seen as a color of power and authority. In 13th century Europe it became customary for court officials to wear black. In martial arts, a black belt is the one with the most experience and ability.
Religious Beliefs Edit
Egyptian Polytheism Edit
Black is associated with fertility, the skin color of the god Min. The black lands referred to the black fertile soil of the Nile river.