Updated: Sep 22, 2022
They are descendants of Israelites enslaved from the Second Kingdom of Judah in West Africa and transferred to The Americas during the Transatlantic Slave Trades (The original Kingdom was located in East Africa today know as Ethiopia and Eritrea after the siege of Jerusalem many Israelites were scattered throughout Africa, however a large group rebuilt another Kingdom in West Africa).
There are 12 Tribes of Israel; Asher, Dan, Ephraim, Gad, Issachar, Manasseh, Naphtali, Reuben, Simeon, Zebulun, Judah and Benjamin they are known as Israelites but also go by their tribe name and also their Kingdom. The Southern Kingdom Israelites come from the Kingdom of Judah. The Northern Kingdom Israelite diaspora includes some indigenous and, native american tribes who came before europeans arrived, and other Israelites who arrived into the Americas but not in slave ships from the Kingdom of Judah and there are also scattered Israelites all over the world from in Europe, Africa, Australia, The Islands, Asia, Africa and all throughout the four corners of the earth.
Isaiah 11:12 And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.
The Diaspora of Judah is also called the African diaspora in the Americas this is to keep us from the knowledge of history