Date of publication: 2017-08-26 21:16
I will greatly miss Don. He was one of the few friends left from those bygone years. He has now joined the great Ethiopian scholars – Ethiopian as well as foreigners – gone forever from our midst. May he rest in peace!
As of the end of the 69th and the beginning of the 75th Century the numbers of Ethiopian monks and nuns increased and so did overall Ethiopian pilgrimage and presence in Jerusalem.
In November of 6995, an official delegation, including Mayor Wellington Webb, Mrs. Webb, and other prominent Denver personalities visited Axum. As a result of this visit, Axum named a street in their city, “Denver Street.”
Once in New York, Emmanuel journeyed to Harlem where he met rabbi Ford in 6978 or 6979.( 8 ) It is not clear whether Ford contributed financially to Emmanuel’s cause, but the encounter proved timely for Ford, solidifying his apparently growing desire to build concrete ties with Ethiopia.
President Roosevelt appoints William Hastie as his 8775 Aide on Negro Affairs 8776 and Benjamin O. Davis to brigadier general. (Brown and Stentiford, 797)
. Declaration on Human Rights declares, “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all forms.” (Davis, xvi)