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Rastafarian is a religious movement that emerged in Jamaica in the mid- 20 between the working class and black farmers, calling for the repatriation of the same to his ancestral home : Ethiopia - Africa. This movement proclaims Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia , as the earthly representation of Jah (God).

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"Mental retardation is the biggest affliction of man kind" - Emperor Haile Selassie. Why are there so many powerless black people ? Are we still healing from Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome....

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Born Tafari Makonnen, Haile Selassie I was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to the 13th century, and from there by tradition back to King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.

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Callaloo (sometimes calaloo or kallaloo ) is a popular Caribbean dish originated from West Africa served in different variants in acro...

SORREL In Jamaica its a wonderful drink for the Christmas Season In India, Africa and Mexico it's used as a diuretic, to lower blood pressure and to stimulate the production of bile by the liver. In some parts of Africa the red calyx is used to relieve coughs, while the leaves are made into a poultice to relieve boils and abscesses. In Guinea it is used as a diuretic and sedative. In parts of Asia it is used as a tonic for weakness in the body .

from DYNAMIC AFRICA

barringtonsmiles: Kumina is described as one of...

barringtonsmiles:Kumina is described as one of the most African religious expressions in Jamaica. Standing the test of time, Kumina has managed to survive the influences of Western culture. The language and the dances of Kumina are so undiluted that they can be traced back to tribes in the Congo in Africa.The influences that shaped Kumina landed in the 1850s with the arrival of African indentured immigrants from the Congo region of Central Africa during the immediate post-emancipation…

Haile Selassie I (1892 – 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia’s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. The heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to the 13th century, and from there by tradition back to King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.

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Language: In the video above, we hear Jamaica's language Jamaican Patois (Patwah), or “Creole". Jamaican Patois is similar to English from the deep south which has a French influence. Jamaican Patois developed in the 1700s between the English and French ruling of Jamaica, but it originated from West Africa. Currently, there are 3.2 million speakers in Jamaica. Some words we took from Jamaican Patois are Barbecue, Cannibal, Canoe, and Tobacco.