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Letter of HaileSelassie’s Accession to the Imperial Throne of EthiopiaThe Letter reads

Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah
Haile Selassie I
Elect of God King of Kings of Ethiopia
May this letter reach His Excellency the President of the Government of Bolivia,
Peace be unto you.

We announce to your excellency with deep regret and sadness, that our respected and beloved mother, Her Majesty Zewditu, Queen of Kings of Ethiopia, on the 24th day the month of Megabit of this year (Ethiopian Calandar), has been led by God to her rest. We do not doubt that you share the grief of ourself and our people on the rest of our respected and beloved Empress.

At the same time we hereby inform your excellency that we have mounted the throne of the King of Kings (of Ethiopia) and assure you that it is our chief desire that the good freindship between our two governments shoudl continue.

We wish to assure your excellency in every way, of our desire for the prosperity of your country and of yoru excellency’s good health.

Again we pray to our Soveriegn Lord to keep you and give you long life.

Written on Meyazia 4th, 1924th Year of Mercy (Ethiopian Calandar) in the first year of our reign at Addis Ababa.

Haile Selassie I, King of Kings.

“Throughout history it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better and the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered the most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph”
- Haile Selassie

It’s growing
This love inside of me
Oh, and it’s showing
Shining so bright

It’s growing, I know
This love of mine
Yes, it is showing
Just can’t hide

Come on my brothers and sisters
Let’s not waste our times
We got to move together
Let’s synchronize our minds