When a real lover of God enters a tavern, he sees a holy place. When a sot enters a tavern, he sees a drinking place. Whatever we do, it is the intention that makes the difference, not the appearance or the label.
- Shams Tabrizi
Leo Zodiac Facts
Now that it is cold outside, headwraps are starting to appeal to me. The leopard print is dope.
Portrait of a young african boy with wild spiky hair, (2007)
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The First Maroon War
In 1739, the Jamaican Maroons were the first enslaved Africans to win their freedom from European slave masters. During the First Maroon War, they fought and escaped slavery and established free communities in the mountainous interior of the island. For 76 years, there were periodic skirmishes between the British and the Maroons, alongside occasional slave revolts.
Eventually, the British government and slave holders realized they couldn’t defeat the Maroons, so they came up with a peace treaty that allowed them to live in their own free states in Jamaica. As a result, the Maroons established their five main towns: Accompong, Trelawny Town, Moore Town, Scots Hall, and Nanny Town.
Wi likkle but we tallawah
|—||Marwa Rakha (The Poison Tree)|