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Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library in person events are cancelled out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

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Film and Discussion- The Roots of Bob Marley: From A Government Yaad in Trench Town

The I-niversal Development of Ras Tafari Inc. (IDOR) ) invites you to its 2019 Film and Panel Discussion Series, featuring,  “The Roots of Bob Marley: From A Government Yaad in Trench Town” a film on the life, philosophy and cultural contributions of Bob Marley's Ras Tafari teacher, Mortimer Planno.   

The event will also include a panel discussion with contributions from Ras Tafari historian, cultural anthropologist, and community activists.

Panel moderated by Ras Wayne Rose, a native of Kingston, Jamaica and Baltimore, Maryland. He holds a Ph.D. in African Diaspora History, with additional specializations in Early American and African American History from Morgan State University. Ras Wayne is the current Chairman of the Iniversal Development of Ras Tafari Inc. (IDOR), an African-centered organization that focuses on the teachings and life examples of Emperor Haile Selassie I.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Waverly Branch, Meeting Room with ADA access via Barclay Street
400 E. 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

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Adults, Seniors

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Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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