Di Jehovah Witness dem know seh yu ha fi preach to people eena fi dem heart language if yu waan fi reach dem heart. Di Jehovah Witness dem nuo se yu a fi priich tu piipl iina fi dem aat langgwij if yu waahn fi riich dem aat. The Jehovah's Witnesses know that you have to preach to people in their heart language if you want to reach their heart.
Two man a live eena one bus shed eena New Kingston. Downtown crosses gone uptown! Tuu man a liv iina wan bos shed iina New Kingston. Dountoun kraasiz gaahn optoun! Two men are living in a bus shed in New Kingston. Downtown troubles have gone uptown!
So a di myal spirit deh pon St Thomas mek plenty a wi tink seh di parish backward. An wi naa see seh St Thomas a one pretty-pretty parish. So a di maiyal spirit de pan St Thomas mek plenti a wi tingk se di parish bakwod. An wi naa si se St Thomas a wan priti-priti parish. So it's the myal spirit that's on St Thomas that makes a lot of us think that the parish is backward. And we're not seeing that St Thomas is a beautiful parish.
How mi kuda tink seh every Jack man no waan Jill? No must joke mi a mek! Ou mi kuda tingk se evri Jak man no waan Jil? No mos juok mi a mek! How could I think that every Jack man doesn't want Jill? I must have been joking!
Mi no understand wa mek it so hard fi Christian see seh man an woman supposen fi have di said same rights. / Mi no andastan wa mek it so aad fi Krischan si se man an uman supuozn fi av di sed siem raits. I don't understand why it's so hard for Christians to accept that men and woman are supposed to have equal rights.
Issuing a death sentence, Bustamante literally turned all Rastafarians into villains. Guilty or innocent, they could no longer expect to enjoy the protection of the law. All Rastafarians were completely demonised and became victims of comprehensive state brutality. The Coral Gardens 'Incident' was a chilling episode in a long history of state violence against Rastafari.
A decade ago, when ‘Til Shiloh was released, Buju’s bondage was metaphorical. Today, it’s all too literal. Having foolishly exposed his weakness – running up his mouth with a stranger – Mark Myrie is paying a terrible penalty. He’s facing the prospect of incarceration for fifteen years.
The role of Jews in plantation slavery is not documented at all. This silence is troubling especially since so many students visit the Museum of Jamaican Jewish History each year. They end up getting a rather distorted account of Jamaican, not just Jewish, history.
Grounded in the Bible, much of Rastafari symbolism is rooted in Judaism. Though Rastafari themselves reject ‘ism and schism’, their philosophy and livity owe much to the ‘ism’ of the Jews.