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Rastafarianism

Sonos: 'Ring di Alarm'!

Marlon Regis | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Marlon Regis

It's been just over a year since I -- amongst many other insiders, fans and lovers of music in L.A., have been witness to some of the most magnifice...

Bob Marley, the Messenger

Suzan McDowell | Posted 11.07.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

Walking through the Bob Marley Messenger exhibition I was moved by the ordinary origins of this prophetic soul who transcended race, culture, class and heritage.

What Would Bob Marley Think About Snoop Lion?

Posted 01.25.2013 | Celebrity

You know you're on the right track in life if you garner Bob Marley's approval. That means good news for Snoop Dogg's recent transformation into S...

Why Did Snoop Dogg Change His Name When He Became A Rasta?

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Snoop Dogg scored a huge hit with the hip-hop anthem "What's My Name?" back in 1993. Announcing his co...

Brennan Williams

Ziggy Marley: My Mother Was Cordial About Bob's Extramarital Affairs

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

With 4/20 upon us, today marks the release of the first-ever family authorized documentary, "Marley," chronicling the life and times of legendary musi...

ReThink Review: Marley -- the Definitive Bob Marley Documentary, in Time for 4/20

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

If 4/20 is the international day for celebrating marijuana, songs by Bob Marley and the Wailers would be the day's equivalent of carols on Christmas. But Marley was much more than a pot smoker and a purveyor of music for barbecues and pool parties.

Bob Marley Documentary Debuts

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

In "The Last Wailer," John Jeremiah Sullivan writes, "Consider that in Kingston, in one decade, you had the emergence of Bob Marley and the Wailers, T...

Protecting Pastafarians: When Does Religious Freedom Become Ridiculous?

Frank Fredericks | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

While doing my daily routine of scanning religious freedom articles, I came across a rather striking headline: "'Pastafarian' Wins Religious Freedom Right to Wear Pasta Strainer for Driving Licence."

Inmates Who Refuse Haircuts Sent To Maximum Security

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

RICHMOND, Va. — Several Rastafarians and other inmates have been moved to a high-security prison as officials try to persuade them to cut their ...

One Nation Under Democracy

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

One might have thought that Obama would slant more towards the Constitutional First Amendment of Separation of Church and State, and forgo the tradition of "Prayer Breakfasts."

How A Reggae Rhythm Redeemed A Lost Soul

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Garfinkel

Jamaica's Rastafarianism and reggae music spoke to millions of Americans, including a white guy from Riverdale, New York, with a trust fund and a camera.