They push for their repatriation to Ethiopia, from where they believe all black people came. Members are allowed to worship in a church of their choosing or within the privacy of their house.
They consider themselves the direct descendants of the 12 Sons of David.
Their lifestyle closely emulates those of the Old Testament Jewish Mosaic Law, which includes the observation of the Sabbath from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday, hygiene laws, and special greetings among themselves.2.
The run starts at 3 p.m., while registration begins at 10 a.m.It’s in the morning on a Sunday in Jamaica and I am standing on the edge of Plantation Cove, an open field in St.Ann, the parish along the northern coast where you can find the shore where Columbus landed, and where Marcus Garvey and Bob Marley were born.Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Jamaicans you may meet! However, Patois (Creole), a combination of English and some African languages, is spoken in rural areas and is used increasingly in urban areas.Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba Capital: Kingston Population: 2,930,050 (2014 est.) Ethnic Make-up: black 90.9%, East Indian 1.3%, white 0.2%, Chinese 0.2%, mixed 7.3%, other 0.1% Religions: Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Baptist 8.8%, Anglican 5.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Brethren 1.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some spiritual cults 34.7%. Most Jamaicans can speak or understand Patois, but it is not a written language.