How did the Hebrews turn White? Parfitt, Black Jews in Africa and the Americas, 162. So at the time when Whites were destroying vestiges of Black history, they had no access to the Assyrian artifacts. Study the book of Hebrews with one of the most trusted Bible commentators in history, Matthew Henry.
The Shemitic Negro, who took up residence in Africa and there became known as the Niger-Congo Bantu, among infinite alternative tribal epithets, is the Israelite through lineal-heritage. On the eve of his assassination in 1968, the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was inspired to prophesy, I just want to do God's will… He's allowed me to go up to the mountain… I've seen the Promised Land.
Those Israelites who escaped the Assyrians fled south into the lands of Judah, and into Egypt. The scriptures told us that it will be established in this land, at a time when larger nations dominate the global scene. Since God's promises to Israel are especially focused on the land of Israel, it would make sense for God to be calling His people back to the land He promised them.
The body of knowledge that provided the success of the Bantu Expansion (advanced metallurgy, animal husbandry, architecture, carpentry, agricultural, astrological, religious, etc.) was inherited by these Bantu from their Israelite ancestors during their long residence in Egypt.
Hebrew Israelites believe righteousness is achieved by law keeping. Then Moses picks up his staff, leads them out and they—the Jews—settle in Canaan, forming the 12 tribes of Israel. Furthermore, the claim that all African Americans are Hebrews ignores the historical and scientifically verifiable fact that African slaves were brought from a multitude of diverse countries in Africa.
Israelites of all stripes today point to specific scriptures as prophetic proof of their ancestry, particularly Deuteronomy 28 For Israelites, the chapter describes a foretelling of slavery and servitude in the Americas: The Lord will send you back in ships to prophecy Egypt on a journey I said you should never make again.” The chapter also describes those Israelites being made to serve false gods and lose knowledge of their true identities.
It is here that Hebrew Israelite groups like IUIC offer a ready-made answer: Deuteronomy 28, a chapter that outlines a set of curses that will befall the Israelites if they disobey the commandments of their God. At times the issue of obedience became paramount for the nation of Israel.
In Newburgh, New York, where Israelites United also have a strong presence, the poverty rate is nearly as high Both regions are in a war for the dubious distinction of being the poorest in the country, and both are composed primarily of African Americans.
Additionally, the Israelites who were taken into America maintained remnants of their heritage through the lyrics of what became known as slave songs or spirituals, Canaan's Land where my possessions lie…” They never stopped praising the God of Israel and never turned their eyes from Zion.
Some scholars have decided to test the validity of the claim that there exists Jews of African descent. In fact, there are many promises about the end days that reveal that the people of Israel will be back in the land of Israel when the Messiah comes again. In addition there are a number of anti-Semitic groups who claim that they alone are the "true" Israelites, while the Jews are evil imposters.