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.
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.
On November 2nd, 1930, an event which is considered the most sacred occurrence in Rastafari history took place. The event was the Coronation of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia, and His wife as Empress.
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 ...
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.