In recognition of the 30th anniversary since the formal invitations to, and visits by Ras Tafari Elders, Ras Pidow, Ras Shephan, Bongo Tawney, Bongo Bigga, Bongo Headful, Nana Farika, Mama Bubbles, Baba Ras Marcus, Ras Irice, and others, to the Washington, Baltimore an...

The advent of slave traders on the shores of the African continent initiated the demise of the African family. Parents were separated from their children, brothers and sisters from each other, and complete families were dismantled. For those of us fortunate to have sur...

On May 25, 1963, His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I convened an historic summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that led to the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Among African peoples in general and the Rastafari in particular, May 25th is comme...

Thanks to the meticulous planning and visionary initiative of IDOR’s Treasurer and Fundraising Chair, Sister Pauline Senior, IDOR’s inaugural Dinner Fundraiser was an overwhelming success!

The prospects for future successful events have exponentially increased with the...

In recognition of the 30th anniversary since the formal invitations to, and visits by Ras Tafari Elders to the Washington, Baltimore and the Northeastern corridors of the United States, the Iniversal Development of Ras Tafari (IDOR) launched the 2018 ‘Ras Tafari Film S...

It is with a deep sense of National and regional pride that IDOR salute the historic presentation of Ras Frank-I at the Organization of American States (OAS) on May 14, 2018. Ras Frank-I is an Ambassador for Antigua and Barbuda, and a pioneer in the regional and Intern...

IDOR celebrate our Ras Tafari Elders wherever they reside. We are also thankful for those individuals and organizations, especially the Shashemane-based Elders care-giving team for their unselfish sacrifices in providing physical care to our Elders, including Elders wh...

March 25, 2014

Wayne Rose

Baltimore Rastafari Examiner

The Iniversal Development ofRas Tafari Inc (IDOR) launched its regional prison ministry on March 24, 2014 with a long overdue visit to the Jessup Correctional facility in Maryland.

The engagement was requested early 20...

The I-Niversal Development of Ras Tafari Inc. (IDOR) has elected Dr. Deena-Marie Beresford (Sister Wolete Selassie) as its new President. This is a monumental day in the organization’s history.


Dr. Beresford serves as a Branch Manager of one of Washington DC’s Public L...

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