Month: January 2022

1930 Map of Jewish Communities All Over Africa

1930 Map of Jewish Communities All Over Africa

Source: The Lost Tribes A Myth Suggestions Towards Rewriting Hebrew History (Allen H Godbey) 1930 - pg. 266 This map shows the location of Jewish / Israelite communities scattered all over Africa.
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Godfrey Higgins Mentions That 12th Century Idris Noted That Jews Were on the West Coast of Africa

Godfrey Higgins Mentions That 12th Century Idris Noted That Jews Were on the West Coast of Africa

Source: Anacalypsis (London: : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, Paternoster Row) 1836 A.D. Note: Page 603 of the source. Note: Page 604 of the source. This source is a short summary of key Hebrewisms in Africa by the reputable scholar Godfrey Higgins. Godfrey Higgins makes a quick reference to the tribe of Juda possibly migrating to West Africa like Guinea. Godfrey Higgins mentions Edrisi mentioning Jews being in the area of Lamlem which others have noted and the Ashantee country is mentioned. This source also mentions Canaanites fleeing into Africa which other sources have noted, as well. There…
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In 1893 A.D. , 115 Towns In West Africa Belonged to The Tribe of Judah

In 1893 A.D. , 115 Towns In West Africa Belonged to The Tribe of Judah

Source: A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome: With Notices of the So Called "Amazons," the Grand Customs, the Yearly Customs, the Human Sacrifices, the Present State of the Slave Trade, and the Negro's Place in Nature, Volumes 1-2 (Michigan State University) 1893 A.D. Note: Page 191 of the A Mission to Gelele source. This source confirms that the tribe of Judah on the West Coast of Africa held sway over a significant amount of towns.
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1741 – The Price of Negro Slaves In West Africa

1741 – The Price of Negro Slaves In West Africa

Source: The London Magazine, and Monthly Chronologer (Princeton University) 1741 - pg. 509-510 Excerpt From Page 509 Cowries, a certain type of seashell is used for money in parts of Asia and Africa. Cowrie (cowry) shells used for decorating apparels, making necklaces and playing dice games. Excerpt From Page 510 In 1740 2,400 Cowries were equal to 1 Rupee. Cowries are valued in West Africa, but specifically Guinea, as much as silver and Gold. There they are called "bougies". Cowries are worn as ornaments in necklaces and bracelets. Cowries are described as white. French merchants in Whydah paid 40 pounds…
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1862 – 2,500 Slaves Shipped From Whydah In Six Weeks

1862 – 2,500 Slaves Shipped From Whydah In Six Weeks

Source: Parliamentary Papers (Great Britain Parliament House of Commons) 1862 AD - pg. 68 "The Alecto hove up for Lagos to meet the mail. I learn from Commander Raby, who is a very active office, and of considerable knowledge in Coast matters, that the Slave Trade is now at its full height at Whydah: legal trade is completely stopped, and they allow no intercourse with men-of-war." "The slavers come down the coast under the American flag, and lay off the place, making their arrangements under their noses, and as soon as the cruizers leave for Lagos, they ship their slaves…
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1862 – 1,000 Slaves Collected At Whydah – Parliamentary Papers

1862 – 1,000 Slaves Collected At Whydah – Parliamentary Papers

Source: Parliamentary Papers (Great Britain Parliament House of Commons) 1862 AD - pg. 5 "With regard to the Slave Trade in the Bights, I have heard that, subsequent to the taking of Porto Novo, the King of Dahomey had collected 1,000 slaves at Whydah: that part of the station has, however, been vigilantly watched by our cruizers, and with the exception of a vessel which escaped with a cargo of slaves from the neighbourhood of Whydah in April last, I have not heard of any slaves having been carried away from the Bights of Benin and Biafra.
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The First Wave of Sephardic Immigrants in Medieval England Had Dark Skin Like That of Shakespeare’s Moor

The First Wave of Sephardic Immigrants in Medieval England Had Dark Skin Like That of Shakespeare’s Moor

Source: Passing Fancies in Jewish American Literature and Culture (Indiana University Press) 2019 A.D. Note: Page 3 of the source. This source groups medieval Sephardic Jews with Moors and states both of them had dark skin, but they were also "black" due to their immorality.
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Cush Existed On Both Sides of The Red Sea

Cush Existed On Both Sides of The Red Sea

Source: The Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 28 (R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside) 1848 A.D. Note: Page 135 of the source. Note: Page 135 of the source. Note: Page 136 of the source. Note: Page 136 of the source. This source confirms several things: the ancient Kingdom of Cush existed in both Africa and Arabia, the Himyarites were a black people, and a tribe of Bedaweens/Bedouins are black.
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