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Haile Selassie I is the Awaited King of Biblical Prophecy (Part 1)

The Coronation was but one of many instances in the life and reign of Haile Selassie I where the unfolding pages of history coincided mystically with the ancient pages of Biblical prophecy. These instances highlighted both the Prophetic and Messianic role His Majesty came to embody for Rastafari, for African nations newly emerging from the colonial era, and for the world.


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The Concept and Legacy of International Morality

His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I, impacted His generation. Within His Kingdom, He initiated the first Constitution, provided free education, eliminated slavery, and enlisted Ethiopia in the League of Nations. Internationally, His Majesty established the Ethiopian World Federation, assisted in the formation of the United Nations, was instrumental in the establishment of the Organization of African Unity ...


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The Rastafari Coalition is a nondenominational organization whose main goal is to bring the various Mansions of Rastafari together in unity.

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The Rastafari Delegates Who Paved the Way

The Rastafari community recently celebrated one of our most important holidays, Groundation Day. In this article, Shamou Oladiipo offers a bit of background information about what made His Majesty's visit possible.

Rastafari: A Vision of God in Modern Times

Rastafarians see His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I, as God on Earth. Indeed, we are justified in our reasoning because we believe that the Almighty Creator, in His infinite love for mankind, would want to show us the way to a better future.