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In April 1975, following an invitation from Elombe Mottley of the Yoruba House, then located in Fontabelle, St Michael, a small group of Rastafari brethren, Ras Boanerges and the Sons of Thunder, visited Barbados to educate and enlighten our communities about the Nyahbinghi Order and Rastafari in general.
Meskerem 1 2000 (September 12th 2007) was the first day of the 3rd Millennium.
Leonard P. Howell was born in Redlands, Clarendon- Jamaica in 1898. He died in New – Kingston Jamaica in 1981. (Several weeks before his death) robbers invaded his house, took his cash, brutally stabbed him. He moved to New Kingston, hotel where he died. Howell is credited as The Founding Father of Rastafarian Movement, in…
“You have a right, a charter, but without the work of each one of you, it will be useless. With this right, there is a responsibility and a duty. It gives me great pleasure to present the Charter.”
On August 25 1937, Dr. Bayen merged all pro-Ethiopian organizations into a new Ethiopian World Federation Incorporated with Local #1 International Headquarters in New York.
Mortimo along with other bretheren from other “Houses” approached the University College of West Indies (as it was then known) with the intention of getting them to carry out a survey of the Rastafari Movement.
This unified effort is a reflection of the spirit of co-operation exemplified by the Jamaican Rastafarian Community in Shashemane, Ethiopia.
These are pictures of the grand event in Cuba from March 22nd – 29th 2002.
The first international Eastern Caribbean Conference on Rastafari, entitled ‘Organize and Centralize’ was convened in Barbados from 17-27 August 1998.