Namibia

IS BABYLON FALLING?

In 2000, I asked Renny, an Elder Jamaican Rasta featured in my book Rasta Heart, if “Babylon” — the 5000-year-old patriarchal system of war, exploitation and divisiveness — was falling.

“No, mon,” he quickly replied. “Babylon has more to teach de people. It must reveal itself to your people like it revealed itself to my foreparents when it enslaved dem and brought dem to this island