Community gatherings across land and sea to examine, commemorate and celebrate the Rastafari movement
A regularly published Rastafari journal featuring cutting-edge Rastafari philosophy, reasoning and creative contributions
An archive of primary documents, ephemera and scholarly papers of importance to the Rastafari movement and Pan-Africanism
The School of the Sacrament Ras Tafari University (SOSACRU) is livicated to the study of Ras Tafari as an African sociological ethos, inclusive of culture, economic sustainability, and spirituality. Our programs prioritize the knowledge of Ras Tafari as a way of life with instruction and teaching modules that support holistic standards of living, spiritual practices, including Ras Tafari rituals, and African-centred medicinal herbal usage (sacraments). We are aligned to an academic community of Ras Tafari scholars who are grounded in community development, social justice activism, and the shaping of new paradigm thinking.
- Memorial Service for Her Highness Princess Seble Desta – Jan 5, 2023: IDOR ReportsAs is the custom within IDOR and the local Rastafari community of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., I-n-I seek to recognize and participate in various holidays and other significant events held by the local Ethiopian community. On Thursday, January 5, 2023, a memorial service was held for Her Highness Princess Seble Desta at the Debre Genet… Read more: Memorial Service for Her Highness Princess Seble Desta – Jan 5, 2023: IDOR Reports
- Queen Elizabeth II and the Myths of EmpireRepresentations of empire—no less than those of nations—are highly selective accounts that involve remembering certain features of history and forgetting or censuring other features. This is certainly what viewers have been treated to in the recent ‘memorialization’ of Queen Elizabeth II, Europe’s longest reigning monarch. Charles Anson, the Queen’s former press secretary from 1990 to… Read more: Queen Elizabeth II and the Myths of Empire
SOSACRU is incorporated in the State of Maryland, USA