Black I-Story Week of Activities slated for next week

The Rastafari Nyabinghi Theocracy Order is gearing up to host a week of activities in observance of “Black I-Story” month celebrations which stems from Black History month.

Public Relations Officer of the Rastafari Nyabinghi Theocracy Order, Ras Iyah explained that the week of activities are being held to highlight the ancestral history of the black man and woman.

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Ras Iyah said the week of activities will begin with a Groundation in Phillips’ Village on Monday February 17 which will take the form of speeches, drumming, and prayer, visits to patients warded at the JNF General Hospital and the New Horizon Rehab Centre in Harris’ on Tuesday, an island wide Food Hamper distribution on Wednesday, a local history book distribution to the St. Pauls primary school and then on Friday the group intends to pay homage to those who sacrificed for the rights of the Rastafarian community.

He also spoke of the activities that are set to wrap up the weeklong celebration next weekend.

The PRO said the organization is aware that Valentine’s Day is also celebrated during the month of February but said our people should not lose focus and forget the struggles that contributed to the founding of Black History month.

The Black I-Story week of activities will be held under the theme, “Reconnecting Black iStory Month With African Spirituality”.

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