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…
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. The eye dwells with delight upon the numerous country villages, like the 115 towns of the Tribe of Judah , and upon the thin forest of palms rising from the tapestry of herbage, here waving, there cut short, which combine to make this spot the Fridaus or Paradise of Dahome-land (Dahomey).
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.
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.
Source: The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (The New Press) 2018 A.D. This source confirms yet again that the racial admixture in Spain was so great that people believed Iberia had been "Africanized".
Source: Muḥammad and the Golden Bough: Reconstructing Arabian Myth (Indiana University Press) 1996 A.D. Note: Page 73 of the source. Note: Page 73 of the source. This source confirms yet again that the original Arabs considered black skin to designate that they were pure-blooded people.
Source: Empires of Medieval West Africa: Ghana, Mali, and Songhay (Infobase Publishing) 2010 A.D. Note: Page 25 of the source. Note: Page 60 of the source. This source confirms the Soninke Middle Eastern origins once again. They are a Mande/Mandingo people and so are the Bambara, as well.
Source: The New International Encyclopædia, Volume 11 (Dodd, Mead) 1911 A.D. Note: Page 209 of the source. Page 209 of this source confirms yet again that the dolichocephalic skeletal type, which is seen predominately amongst black peoples, is the skeletal type of the original Jews that is preserved amongst the Jews of Africa and "perhaps a majority of the so-called Sephardim". Keep in mind that black peoples have been found in different skeletal types and that a variety of evidence must be used to arrive at the soundest conclusion of one's ethnicity, as well.
Source: Stuart Smith, 'Black Pharaohs? Egyptological bias, racism, & Egypt & Nubia as African Civilizations' (Hutchins Center) 2020 A.D. Ph.D. Egyptologist Stuart Smith provides expert analysis on ancient Egypt.
Source: Memorials of Gilbert Haven, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 1880 A.D. Note: Page 340 of the source. Note: Page 340 of the source. Page 340 of this source confirms that some individuals in previous generations believed ancient Jews were varying shades of brown.