A religious-cultural movement that began in Jamaica. Rastafarians believe that Haile Selassie, also named Ras Tafari, the last emperor of Ethiopia, is the Messiah. Reggae music is heavily influenced by Rastafarianism. There are some 180,000 Rastafarians worldwide.
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Dread History: The African Diaspora, Ethiopianism, and Rastafari
Essay, images, and terminology.
Earth Culture Roots
Rasta faith, ital recipes, Haile Selassie, Marcus Garvey, art gallery, and online shop.
An educational site that carries speeches by Haile Selassie I and other information about Rastafarianism.
Yahoo Group for the Rasta community.
Information on the Ital way of living.
Rasta Gear Shop
Online shop for reggae music, rastafarian books, posters and clothing.
Speeches, pictures, history, Ark of the Covenant, coronation, invasion, Maqdala, battle of Adowa, Axum, Lalibela; also Rasta and reggae events, and links pages.
The Rastafari Religion
An introduction written from an Orthodox Christian perspective by Norman Hugh Redington. From the Thirdfield.com tribute site to Bob Marley.
Resource on Rastafarianism, Haile Selassie I and Jah; includes dictionary of terms, history, pictures; pages on reggae music, marijuana, Ethiopia, and Jamiaca; a messageboard and slide-show.
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