Very well put, Edmundo.
Here I go up on my soapbox again......
The truth hurts at times but for the movement to progress, the roles of all have to be put in perspective. I find that so much time is wasted on defining who is and who isn't RASTA. That energy could be put to good use if we would only focus on the truth..... AFRICA FOR AFRICANS. I,personally, don't follow that Africa was the motherland to all races. Be it so for some,MY roots are out of Ireland and am very proud of my heritage. I get asked all the time if I'm RASTA and I say "No I'm Irish."(smile) These are MY people. The Catholics and Protestants there are killing each other right now over who's better so I stay deeply connected and involved to their struggle because as senseless as it is....that is MY struggle.
I give thanks everytime for the fact that I found RASTA way back when and was given the introduction I received even though told I was NOT RASTA but I could embrace the teachings that would work for me. This I've done and because of it, I have truly been blessed.
Peace in Africa....Peace in Ireland.
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