This is the list of sources for the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOQPmCNcH1Q Full Source List African Americans (wikipedia)The Origin of African American (Yale)Sermon On The Capture of Lord Cornwallis (Harvard)Sons of Noah Map1644 Africa Map (Princeton)1710 Africa Map (Princeton)1747 Africa Map (Library of Congress)1766 Africa Map (Yale)1794 Africa Map (Library of Congress)1930 Africa Map (Archive.org)A New Voyage To Guinea (1745)West African Countries and Peoples (1868)Bulletin Societe (1890)The Encyclopedia of Missions (1891)A Mission To Gelele, King of Dahomey (1893)Among The Ibos of Nigeria (1921)Memorandum To The President (1969)Blacks Jews The Religious Challenge (1987)
Source: A New Voyage to Guinea (William Smith) 1745 - pg. 193-194 I find that this country is called Fida by the Dutch, Juda by the French, and Whydah by the English, Portuguese, and Natives.
Source: The Alarm-Bell: Or, Considerations on the Present Dangerous State of the Sugar Colonies (The British Library) 1749 - pg. 8 Query III Why are the Negroes from the Gold Coast and Whydah the most valuable, and so necessary for the subsistence of sugar plantations? Answer Gold Coast and Whydah Negroes are hard, and are enured to labour in their own country; and will go to the hard work necessary in sugar plantations, as soon as they are purchased by the planters; which is not the case with other Negroes from Angola, Calabar, and other parts of Africa, who live…
Source: Blacks Jews The Religious Challenge (Cambridge University Press) 1987, pg. 232 "Closer to our time Dr. J. Krepel noted some time after the First World War, that a large community of Black Jews existed in the interior of Dahomey. These Jews had the five books of Moses written on old parchment in Hebrew."
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.
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: 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…
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…
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.
Source: Gold Road Trade Routes Map (Howard University) 2021 A.D. Note: From the source. This source completely dispels the myths that "medieval West Africa was not connected to North Africa...". This source destroys the artificial barrier that has been erected to divide "sub-Saharan" Africa from "North Africa".