The Rastafari Community Must Change Course
Despite the slogan "organize and centralize," which has been repeated in our communities for many years, the harsh reality is that we as Rastafarians have done very little to effectively implement the intended meaning of this mantra.
Birth of the Redeemer: Emperor Haile Selassie I
To fully overstand the birth of His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I, it is important to take note of the state of world affairs in the years leading up to July 23, 1892.
The Prophetic Arrival of Haile Selassie I
The yearly celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica on April 21, 1966 has come to be known as "Groundation Day" among Rastafarians. But Groundation Day isn't just another date among the many important events of Haile Selassie's reign.
Jamaica Never Gained its Independence
Collins Dictionary defines independence as “The state or quality of being independent; freedom from the influence, control, or determination of another or others.” And even though Jamaicans may have the ability to elect their Prime Minister and other ...
5 Origins of Dreadlocks in Rastafari
How did dreadlocks become synonymous with the Rastafari movement? While the temptation may be to offer a simple answer to this question, the truth is more complex than some may realize.