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The Importance of Water

The Importance of Water

Water is an inorganic, transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth's hydrosphere and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories...

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What is Oxygen

What is Oxygen

Oxygen is an element that can be a solid, liquid or gas depending on its temperature and pressure. In the atmosphere it is found as a gas, more specifically, a diatomic gas. ... Both oxygen atoms and oxygen gas are reactive substances that are essential for life on...

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Animal Ingredients in Foods

  Ingredient What It Is Where You Find It Albumin The protein component of egg whites Processed foods Anchovies Small, silver-colored fish Worcestershire sauce, Caesar salad dressing Animal shortening Butter, suet, lard Packaged cookies and crackers, refried...

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Animals Products in Vegan Food

Golden Krust Vegetable = Beef Suet (Suet is the raw, hard fat of beef or mutton found around the loins and kidneys). Yogurt You probably thought your yogurt's redness came from the strawberries. Nope. It comes from insects. Cochineals are insects that are grounded to...

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The Story of Lilith, Adams 1st Wife

  Most people do not know that Adam had two wives. You can easily prove this to yourself by reading the two entirely different accounts of the creation of humans. Genesis 1:27 describe humans being created in God's image, male and female. "So God created humans...

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Una Brown vs Garvey

Una Brown vs Garvey

Una Brown to Marcus Garvey   [[200 West 113 Street, New York City, August 31st, 1936]] Hon. Marcus Garvey.  Sir,         I read your article in the August issue of the "Black Man" entitled "The Italian Conquest," also your unjust criticism of Emperor Haile...

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“Dread” Locks Roots

The Hon. Neville ORiley Livingston (Bunny Wailer) in his reggae classic Rastaman said, “…That’s the strangest man I’ve seen, that’s because he’s a Rastaman; having the mark of a Nazarene…” The connection between Biblical justification and the dread locks worn by the...

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Ras Sam Brown

Ras Sam Brown

Ras Sam Brown (16 December 1925-August 1998) was a Maverick, a Jamaican RasTafari elder well known in Kingston for his politics after he participated in the elections of 1961 with his Suffering People's Party.  The first Rasta to ever stand for politics his influence...

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Prophet Gad

Prophet Gad

Prophet Gad was born as Vernon Carrington on November 1, 1936. Prophet Gad founded the Twelve Tribes of Israel branch of the RasTafari movement in 1968. He was also a member of The Ethiopian World Federation (EWF Inc.) that was founded by Emperor Haile Sellassie 1st...

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Rev. James Morris Webb

Rev. James Morris Webb

“LOOK TO AFRICA, WHEN A BLACK KING SHALL BE CROWNED” Many people believe that it was Marcus Garvey who in 1920, said ("Look to Africa, when a black king shall be crowned, for the day of deliverance is at hand"), came true in 1930, when Ras Tafari Makonnen was crowned...

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Rt. Hon. Prince Emmanuel Charles Edwards

Rt. Hon. Prince Emmanuel Charles Edwards

In this article I would like to examine the formative years of the EABIC and its Founder, Leader, Rt. Hon. Prince Emmanuel Charles Edwards. Among the countless number of immortalized heroes, who have selflessly fought for the upliftment of our race, the Rt. Hon....

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Alexander Bedward

Alexander Bedward

Between 1891 and 1921, Alexander Bedward, an African-Jamaican healer, led the Jamaica Baptist Free Church in August Town, Jamaica, on the Hope River. Born in 1848 or 1850 at the present Matilda's Corner, then part of Hope Plantation in St. Andrew Parish, Bedward died...

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The Honorable Marcus Garvey

The Honorable Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (1887-1940), an African man from the West Indies, was one of the first to articulate the concept of African nationalism - of black people returning to Africa, the continent of their forefathers, to build a great nation of their own. Garvey spent...

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Ras Mortimo St George Planno

Ras Mortimo St George Planno

Mortimo St George Planno was born 6th  September 1929; married (two sons, one daughter); Transition to the realm of ancestor in Kingston, Jamaica 5 March 2006. Mortimo Planno  aka Kumi was one of the most revered figures of the RasTafari movement. Crucial to the early...

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Ras Joseph Nathaniel Hibbert

Ras Joseph Nathaniel Hibbert

Ras Joseph Nathaniel Hibbert was born 1894 and died September 18, 1986. Along with Leonard Howell, Archibald Dunkley, and Robert Hinds, he was one of the first preachers of the Ras Tafari movement in Jamaica following the coronation of Ras Tafari as Emperor Haile...

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Count Ossie

Count Ossie

Highly popular and successful Jamaican drummer who played on some seminal early reggae records. Born Oswald Williams in the year1926,  in the parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica, Count Ossie was a drummer, percussionist, and vocalist. The foundations of reggae and its...

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Ras Boanerges’ aka Bongo Watto

Ras Boanerges’ aka Bongo Watto

Born, George Watson, in the parish of St. Mary Jamaica W.I. on July 1st, 1925. Ras Boanerges' aka Bongo Watto, similarly to many of the early Ras Tafari leaders was a street preacher. In fact he adopted the name Boanerges '(The sons of Thunder), from the Bible text...

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Reparation for Mau Mau

Reparation for Mau Mau

After a long legal battle, the British government has apologized and agreed to pay £19.9 million (about $30 million) to thousands of Kenyans who were tortured between 1951 and 1962 in the Mau Mau uprising.   One of the people tortured during the Kenyan conflict was...

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Nyah Binghi Revealed

Nyah Binghi Revealed

​  According to most including modern urban legend on the Ras Tafari Nation, which distorts real discourse and analysis, the word ‘Nyabinghi’ has a somewhat complicated history. It was originally associated with an uprising against White European colonialism in...

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Queen Anna Nzingha

Queen Anna Nzingha

DARC celebrates our African historical personalities, discoveries, achievements and eras as proud people with rich culture, traditions and enlightenment spanning many centuries. A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE via:- QUEEN ANNA NZINGHA: THE FEARLESS AFRICAN AND ANGOLAN QUEEN...

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Anthem & Creed

Anthem & Creed

The Universal Ethiopian Anthem Ethiopia the land of our Fathers, The Land where our Gods love to be, As the swift bees to hive sudden gather, Thy children all gather to thee. With our Red, Gold and Green floating o’er us, With our Emperor to shield us from wrong, With...

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The History of Ethiopia’s National Flag Ethiopia

The History of Ethiopia’s National Flag Ethiopia

The History of Ethiopia's National Flag Ethiopia had never been conquered by a colonial power and defeated the Italians, in their quest of an African colony, on 1 March 1896 at the Battle of Adwa (usually known as Adowa, or sometimes by the Italian name Adua), in...

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Food For Taught – Ital Living

Food For Taught – Ital Living

(The origin of “Vegan Living”) The contemporary ethics of eating, which is known as “Vegan,” is often erroneously accredited to Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson in the history books.  In August 1944, Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson (a conscientious objector later to...

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The Amazing History of the Hemp Plant

The Amazing History of the Hemp Plant

The Ras Tafari Nation have been murdered, beaten, prosecuted, imprisoned, humiliated and belittled more so than any other group of people for there association with Hemp. Known by an assortment of names including Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, Bhang, Dagga, Ganga,...

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The Honorable Marcus Garvey

The Honorable Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (1887-1940), an African man from the West Indies, was one of the first to articulate the concept of African nationalism - of black people returning to Africa, the continent of their forefathers, to build a great nation of their own. Garvey spent...

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GMO FAQs

GMO FAQs

​What's a GMO? A GMO (genetically modified organism) is the result of a laboratory process of taking genes from one species and inserting them into another in an attempt to obtain a desired trait or characteristic, hence they are also known as transgenic organisms....

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GMO

GMO

Since 1996, when genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were first introduced, we have seen a dramatic rise in the rates of food allergies, autism, reproductive disorders and digestive problems. Of course, companies like Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta - which own...

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Myths about Cancer Exposed!

Myths about Cancer Exposed!

You probably hear a lot of conflicting information about cancer. There seem to be so many opinions about what causes it, who is at highest risk, and how you can beat it. Which ones are facts and which are myths? Some of the truths behind common misconceptions about...

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Rastafari Ordered to Vacate Pinnacle

Rastafari Ordered to Vacate Pinnacle

Magistrate Vashti Chatoor 13/11/13 Tuesday November 19, 2013 On November 13, 2013 Resident Magistrate Vashti Chatoor in the Spanish Town RM Court ordered that Rastafari vacate the premises at Pinnacle by January 31, 2014. Pinnacle lot 199 the Pinnacle of Pinnacles was...

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A Synapse Reggae Revolution

A Synapse Reggae Revolution

If there were to ever be a soundtrack to the long and valiant history of African liberation, DARC contends that the beat would be Ras Tafari Reggae music. No entity has contributed to the expansion of the Great Ras Tafari Nation as profoundly as Reggae.  All of this...

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Video of DARC Tribute to the Ancestors 2014

Video of DARC Tribute to the Ancestors 2014

Join DARC in our inaugural Tribute to the Ancestors & Celebration of Life. Starting Feb 19, 2014 in the Island of Jamaica. This being the 1st in the annual commemoration for the martyrs of RasTafari. In fact His Imperial Majesty Haile Sellassie 1st designated this...

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DARC is committed to help bring about the necessary changes thereby restoring dignity to the Great RasTafari Nation.