PETER TOSH, THE REVOLUTIONARY: 12 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE “STEPPING RAZOR”

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WRITTEN BY: LIVITY Numerous reggae musicians both from the past and present are self-proclaimed revolutionaries. Modern society seems to accept their claims, whether or not they have done any revolutionary acts. Though Bob Marley is the commercially accepted king of… Continue Reading

The Death of a Gorilla : Four Things I Learned from Harambe as an African American

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A moment of silence for HARAMBE. A few weeks ago,  an ape was murdered for being at the wrong place at the wrong time which eerily sounds like the lives of so many African American males. A toddler entered the… Continue Reading

Marcus Garvey Remembered: Lessons of Self-Love, Courage, and Perserverance

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No one remembers old Marcus Garvey— Burning Spear. While many people have heard of Marcus Garvey, very few are aware of the magnitude of his accomplishments. Garvey was a visionary leader, industrious and one of America’s greatest orators of the… Continue Reading

10 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT RASTAFARI.

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  WRITTEN BY: LIVITY The Rastafari movement, best referred to as  “Rasta” or “Rastafari”, is often associated with a perceived  lifestyle  of dreadlocks, proliferation of the green, red and yellow colors, habitual marijuana use, Reggae music and bingis  and the… Continue Reading

Racial Tensions in America 2016: Shaking the Belief System and Why It Will Change

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Written by: Livity The racial tension in America is manufactured to divide us, making citizens believe their brother of a different color is their enemy. Anyone who has analyzed the social situation in America without the influence of the media… Continue Reading

AMERICAN INFLUENCE ON JAMAICAN MUSIC: TOP 10 REGGAE CLASSICS THAT ARE ACTUALLY COVERS

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Written by: Livity Reggae is synonymous with the beautiful island of Jamaica, potent marijuana, and Rastafari. Reggae derived from the offspring of African slaves who were suffering from residue of a vicious plantocracy society. Reggae began in the Kingston slums… Continue Reading

THE JOURNEY OF DREADLOCKS : From the Forest of Kenya to the Corporate offices of America

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WRITTEN BY : LIVITY Across the world one can find people from all cultures wearing their hair in the form of dreadlocks. This hairstyle was made famous by Rastafarians, a small Black Nationalist sect indigenous to Jamaica, whose theological foundation… Continue Reading

Making of a LEGEND: Hidden Ingredients of the Success of Bob Marley

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Written by:Livity Robert ‘Nesta’ Marley is arguably one of the most famous musicians in the history of mankind, trumping the Beatles and Michael Jackson. The world is led to believe that Bob Marley is solely responsible for his position in… Continue Reading

The Africa Curse of Natural Resources

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WRITTEN BY: LIVITY The carnage, genocide, poverty, and famine on the supposedly poorest continent on the Earth was derived from her richness in natural resources. For more than 3,000 years,  Africa has been stripped of her intellectual properties, natural resources and… Continue Reading

CONFUSION INNA BABYLON: TALE OF JAMAICA

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WRITTEN BY: LIVITY The myth of Jamaica is one of a picturesque island, with captivating music, and potent marijuana. Though in reality, it is a land captured by Europeans who executed a barbaric genocide on the indigenous inhabitants, Tainos and… Continue Reading