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Video footage of Emperor Haile Selassie’s 1966 visit to Jamaica

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Video footage of Emperor Haile Selassie’s April 21, 1966 historic visit to Jamaica. Over 100,000 Rastafarians from all over descended on the airport, having heard that the man whom they considered to be the Messiah was coming. Selassie told the Rastafarians they should not immigrate to Ethiopia until they had found freedom in Jamaica.

 

Part 1 – Video footage of Emperor Haile Selassie’s 1966 visit to Jamaica

 

Part 2 – Video footage of Emperor Haile Selassie’s 1966 visit to Jamaica

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