Bob Marley's passport would tell you he was born April 6, 1945. His mother, Cedella Marley Booker, would tell you that to the best of her recollection, it was exactly two months prior. If you asked his Rastafarian brethren when he was born, adding that there seems to be no birth certificate for the man, they very likely would nod, and smile.
When Ras Tafari Mekonnen ascended to the throne, forever to be known as Emperor Haile
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Howell and a statesman named Marcus Garvey. Both urged blacks to learn and embrace their African roots. The job of restoring pride and justice to the diasporic blacks of the Western hemisphere, they pleaded, was solely on the shoulders of the black people themselves, and they could no longer rely on the efforts of politicians to plead on their behalf. Howell helped to develop the Ethiopian Salvation Society, working to help promote self-confidence through self-reliance.