The flag with the red, gold and green is the state banner erected by Marcus Garvey and are often seen in clothes, design graphics and other decorations.
Red represents the blood of the martyrs.
Yellow wealth and prosperity Africa has to offer. The green land and vegetation of Zion.
The Conquering Lion is also important Rastafarian symbol, symbolizing both Africa and the Emperor Haile Selassie, Jah or himself.
It also represents strength and struggle against oppression and injustice applied to the African people.
The braids, dreadlocks are supported by Rastafarianism from the following verse from the Book of Leviticus: "Do not show on their heads bald, or shaved the ends of their beards, nor make any cuttings in your flesh" 21:5
The dreadlocks have come to symbolize the mane of the Lion of Judah and rebellion against Babylon.