When did people in ancient history start to change color?

By Ke-Shaun

Have you ever wondered when our ancestor’s skin tones started to change?  115,000 years ago people started to migrate from Africa. The further our ancestors moved from the equator, the less skin exposer our ancestors had to the sun. The heat by the equator caused our ancestor’s to wear little or no clothing at all, so our ancestors skin color end up begin a dark brown or black skin tone. By living near North and South Pole people with lighter skin acquires more vitamin D than a person with a darker skin tone. Also, the more sun people are exposed to, the darker or tanner a person’s skin color will be. These are some of the many answers to how our ancestor’s skin tone started to change.


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