On September 23, 1980, Bob Marley performed the last concert of his life in Pittsburgh, PA. Suffering from terminal cancer, the Tuff Gong was not … [Read More...] about BOB MARLEY’S LAST PERFORMANCE
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On 28 August 1975, the Ethiopian state media reported that Emperor Haile Selassie had died on 27 August of "respiratory failure" following … [Read More...] about THE END OF AN EMPIRE
Today August 17, in 1887 Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. Largely self-taught, Garvey attended school in Jamaica until he … [Read More...] about BLESSED EARTH STRONG TO MARCUS GARVEY
Independence Day is a public holiday in Jamaica observed on August 6th. Jamaica was long inhabited by Arawak and Taino peoples, but the Spanish … [Read More...] about AUGUST 06 – JAMAICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS
August 1, 1834 marked a special day for Africans in British colonies as it was the day they received freedom from slavery. In Jamaica, the … [Read More...] about 01 AUG 1834 – JAMAICAN EMANCIPATION DAY
Today on July 23, Rastafarians around the world rejoice in the birthday celebrations of Ethiopia's EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE I. Born as Ras Tafari … [Read More...] about BLESSED EARTH STRONG TO H.I.M. EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE I
Blessed Earth Strong to BOB MARLEY's mother SIDILLA EDITHA "CEDELLA" BOOKER also lovingly known as Mama B. She was born Sidilla Editha Malcolm in … [Read More...] about BLESSED EARTH STRONG TO MAMA B
“All the way from Trenchtown, Jamaica – Bob Marley and the Wailers.” So began one of the transcendent albums of the modern pop era. Live! was recorded … [Read More...] about 18 JULY 1975 BMW “LIVE” ANNIVERSARY
On June 30th, 1936 Emperor HAILE SELASSIE I made an impassioned appeal before the League of Nations to demand Justice for Ethiopia who was under … [Read More...] about 30 JUNE 1936 – HAILE SELASSIE-I ADDRESSES LEAGUE OF NATIONS
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