Burnin' is the sixth studio album by Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, released on 19 October 1973. It was written mostly by bandleader Bob Marley and … [Read More...] about 19 OCT 1973 – WAILERS’ BURNIN’ ALBUM IS RELEASED
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Morant Bay Rebellion The Morant Bay rebellion began on 11 October 1865 with a protest march to the courthouse by hundreds of people led by preacher … [Read More...] about 11 OCTOBER 1865 – MORANT BAY REBELLION
The speech that laid the foundation for Bob Marley's song "War" of the 1976 album "Rastaman Vibration" was spoken by Emperor Haile … [Read More...] about HAILE SELASSIE SPEECH – FOUNDATION FOR BOB MARLEY’S “WAR”
Clifford Smith aka Mr. Vegas was born 29 September, 1974 and was given the moniker "Mr. Vegas" by his schoolyard football-mates, who thought that he … [Read More...] about BLESSED EARTH STRONG TO MR. VEGAS
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
28 August 1833 the "Slavery Abolition Act 1833" abolished slavery in parts of the British Empire. This Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom … [Read More...] about SLAVERY ABOLITION ACT 1833
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
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