Portuguese Jews

In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

Source: Hybrid Hate, Conflations of Antisemitism & Anti-Black Racism from the Renaissance to the Third Reich (Oxford University Press) 2020 A.D. From the source, " Blacks and Jews in the Western Imaginaire Attempts to account for human difference almost always positioned blacks and Jews outside the normative human frame, as we have seen in the case of Bruno, Vanini, La Peyrère, Kames, Voltaire, and many others, and this fact forms part of the etiology of the sickness of anti-black racism and Jew hatred. As far as blacks were concerned, color itself, the most obvious of human differences, played a major…
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Refuting Islamic Influence Being the Sole Reason Connections Exist Between West Africa and the Ancient Near East (ANE)

Refuting Islamic Influence Being the Sole Reason Connections Exist Between West Africa and the Ancient Near East (ANE)

Source: Islamic Feedback or Ancient near Eastern Survivals? A Reply to David Henige (Frobenius Institute) 2008 A.D. Note: Page 253 of the source. Note: Page 253 of the source. Note: Page 254 of the source. Note: Page 254 of the source. Note: Page 255 of the source. Note: Page 255 of the source. Note: Page 256 of the source. Note: Page 256 of the source. Note: Page 257 of the source. Note: Page 257 of the source. Note: Page 258 of the source. Note: Page 258 of the source. Note: Page 259 of the source. Note: Page 259 of the…
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Some Lancados were “Molatoes” and “blacke, as the naturall inhabitants”

Some Lancados were “Molatoes” and “blacke, as the naturall inhabitants”

Source: Africa and the Discovery of America (Harvard University) 1922 A.D. Note: Page 109 of the source. Note: Page 109 of the source. Note: Page 110 of the source. Note: Page 110 of the source. The lancados, also known as Sephardic Jews or Spanish and Portuguese Jews, were definitely banished to the West Coast of Africa. This source confirms that many of them were black, some were mixed, and some were were the "same" (in my opinion this may mean they were white or appeared to be white). The source also reveals for us another name the banished Spanish and…
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Free Negro Owners of Slaves Included Nunes and Levi (Signature Sephardic Jewish Names)

Free Negro Owners of Slaves Included Nunes and Levi (Signature Sephardic Jewish Names)

Source: Free Negro owners of slaves in the United States in 1830, together with Absentee ownership of slaves in the United States in 1830 (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) 1924 A.D. Note: Page v of the Free Negro owners source. Note: Page vi of the Free Negro owners source. Note: Page vii of the Free Negro owners source. Note: Page 3 of the source. Note: Page 18 of the Free Negro source. This source highlights the historical point that although the vast majority of blacks in America were enslaved, there was a relatively substantial amount that was not. The Nunes and…
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Some Of the Names Associated with Afro-Iberians were “Spanish blacks”, “Portuguese”, and “black Portuguese”

Some Of the Names Associated with Afro-Iberians were “Spanish blacks”, “Portuguese”, and “black Portuguese”

Source: Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (The University of North Carolina Press) 2016 A.D. Note: Page 144 of the source. Note: Page 147 of the source. Note: Page 148 of the source. This source talks of Afro-Iberians being called "Spanish blacks", "black Portuguese" or just "Portuguese" and how in many cases they came to the Caribbean as freemen and women. These were different names for Spanish and Portuguese Jews. This source is key because it shows that some blacks came to the New World as freemen and freewomen and not as slaves or indentured servants which goes against…
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Africans in the New World were Multilingual and had Spanish or Portuguese Names

Africans in the New World were Multilingual and had Spanish or Portuguese Names

Source: African American Voices: A Documentary Reader, 1619-1877 (John Wiley & Sons) 2009 A.D. Note: Page16 of the source. This source provides important racial and cultural context that helps one to understand that it is plausible to have relatively large numbers of black and mixed Spanish and Portuguese Jews come into the New World.
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It Was Known that Jews were Physically Black-Portuguese Jews were Black

It Was Known that Jews were Physically Black-Portuguese Jews were Black

Source: Shakespeare and the Jews (Columbia University Press) 1996 A.D. Note: From page 170 of the source. Note: Page 171 of the source. Note: From page 197 of the source. This source reaffirms the notion that Jews in previous generations often being described as being black.
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In 1827 A.D. , It Was Noted That The Black Jews of Loango Were Possibly Descendants of Portuguese Jews-Their Tombs Are Ornamented With Hebrew Inscriptions

In 1827 A.D. , It Was Noted That The Black Jews of Loango Were Possibly Descendants of Portuguese Jews-Their Tombs Are Ornamented With Hebrew Inscriptions

Source: Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe, Volume 3 (New York Public Library-A. Finley) 1827 A.D. Note: Page 40 of the source. This source is powerful because once again it asserts and confirms the Portuguese and Spanish Jews were exiled to Africa and that they were black. Another thing to note is the fact that the tombs of the black Jews were ornamented with Hebrew inscriptions.
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In 1760 A.D. , it was Noted that On the West Coat of Africa most of the Portuguese were Tawny or Black

In 1760 A.D. , it was Noted that On the West Coat of Africa most of the Portuguese were Tawny or Black

Source: The Grand Gazetter Or Topographic Dictionary, Etc (Harvard University) 1760 A.D. Note: Page 622 of the source. A major shout out to Yehudah Moshe from A Testimony in Jacob channel because he sent this source to us! This source confirms that the vast majority of the Portuguese who were established on the West Coast of Africa were tawny (mixed people or medium to light-skinned black people) and black people. This is important because it can allude to the notion that the Spanish and Portuguese Jews were black and mixed because they were known plainly as Portuguese at times.
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Spanish and Portuguese Jews Were Black: Yahya Negro and the Transatlantic Slave Trade-Different Names For Spanish and Portuguese Jews While They Were In Europe

Spanish and Portuguese Jews Were Black: Yahya Negro and the Transatlantic Slave Trade-Different Names For Spanish and Portuguese Jews While They Were In Europe

Source: Origins of a Creole: The History of Papiamentu and Its African Ties (De Gruyter Mouton) 2012 A.D. Source: The critical review, or annals of literature Volume 57 (Bavarian State Library) 1783 A.D. Source: Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (The University of North Carolina Press) 2016 A.D Broad Overview For Understanding The Spanish and Portuguese Jews https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAGNdUhOgHA&list=PLLRj2hh04j01vae-zm2PNQ-Nn74Wbz_YL This post is a combination of numerous presentations and sources that all point to the Spanish and Portuguese Jews being black, exiled to West Africa, and then sent as slaves to the Americas and to the four corners of the world…
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