The foundation is established to perpetuate and honor the memory of Leonard P. Howell and other brothers and sisters whose contributions and achievements have been of enduring value to the development of the Rastafarian Movement in Jamaica and now global (international ).  During the 1920’s, black men and women were living in an era of racial discrimination, bigotry, oppression, segregation and encountered brutality and endless violence. It was not easy for Howell who had fallen victim to hated, bigotry and oppression to stand aside and look. He was convinced it was his responsibility that he committed his life by taking a personal stand against the forces of hatred, oppression and injustice.  Read more