Hebrew Israelite groups gather and proselytize in metropolitan areas. "Unfortunately as far as is known, no description of Abraham appears in the Dead Sea scrolls, but as Sarah's description is that of her racial attributes, one can only conclude that Abraham being a relative of Sarah, see Gen 20:12 would be identical" (R. Weliland, God's Covenant People, p.340, emphasis added).
The scriptures below are from the King James Version - the oldest translation to English - you will find that many newer translations have gone out of their way to change the original version to a different meaning to hide the true Hebrew Israelite appearance.
They considered themselves the true Jews of ancient Israel, and they followed a lifestyle they said was based on the Torah and Ben Israel's teachings, but without traditional Judaism's rabbinical interpretations. Parfitt, Black Jews in Africa and the Americas, 16.
Paintings of a black "Yahawah," or Jesus, adorn the walls of the sanctuary inside the Baltimore storefront Israelite Church, along with images of dark-skinned angels. They have no ancient Israelite blood. Hebrew Israelites members love to carry tattered old Bibles.
In Jewish popular culture, the ten tribes disappeared from history, leaving only the tribes of Benjamin, Judah , and Levi to eventually become the modern day Jews. In 1966, African Israelite founder and leader Ben Ammi (the name literally means Son of My People,” formerly Ben Carter of Chicago) claimed to have been visited by the angel Gabriel.
The Minister's words answered a question posed in the title of his lecture, Who are the Real Children of Israel?” The message was delivered before a standing room only crowd of 5,000 people crammed into the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center—where every god's chosen people seat was sold in the main auditorium and where seats in an overflow room, or simply a place to stand in the building, were prized commodities.
Even at that, when the occupying king Herod heard of the birth of Jesus and his significance, he ordered the murder of all male Hebrew black children around the age of child jesus and under. In the Hebrew language in which the Old Testament was written, "Laban" means "white" (Strong, The Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, under "Laban").
As the faithful Israelite Jesus is the true Israel because He is the true Son of God (Matt. Earlier, in the Joshua 9, the Gibeonites, a Hivite clan, cleverly make peace with the Israelites and become their vassals. The Apostle Paul, who is from the tribe of Benjamin and is a "Jew" which meant that he dwelt in the land of the tribe of Yahudah(Judah) of the 12 twelve tribes of Israel, was mistaken for an Egyptian.
Rastafarians believe that the black races are the true Children of Israel, or Israelites. The Egyptians themselves called Joseph a "Hebrew" (Gen 39:14, 17; 41:12). As converts, they called themselves Jews, but none of their blood comes from Israel. We know that the Arabs are descended from Ishamel(as), and the Israelites from Isaac(as), why then, are Jews today an overwhelmingly "white" people and not people of color?
According to Ben Ammi, Gabriel instructed him to lead the children of Israel to the Promised Land, and establish the long-awaited Kingdom of God.” Ben Ammi then established the Original African Hebrew Israelite Nation of Jerusalem and led approximately 400 members to the West African nation of Liberia for a two-and-a-half year period of purification.