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In 1902, playwright Cori Thomas' grandparents emigrated from the United States to Liberia. There they built and founded a school – The Lott Carey Mission, where my mother and countless other Liberians have been educated and is in operation to this day.
WASHINGTON - The Feed the Future initiative — which seeks to enhance food security and reduce hunger, poverty and malnutrition — is exactly the right program at the right time for Liberia, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said May 20, while also applauding the Obama administration’s strong support for the Global Agriculture Development Initiative.
In Minneapolis for Women’s Day Celebration, Leymah Gbowee Urges
African Diaspora to Find Firm Footing in U.S.
Leymah Gbowee was in Minneapolis on Saturday, March 6th at the Coffman Memorial Union where she gave the keynote speech for the 15th annual International Women’s Day celebration hosted by The Advocates for Human Rights and the Human Rights Program at the University of Minnesota. The event was themed “Inspire. Act. Change!,” and included a keynote address, workshops, film, and performances.
Liberians in the U.S. under "deferred enforced departure status" (DED) got a temporary reprieve of another 18 months by orders of President Barack Obama this morning.
Albert Ware, an army sergeant, died in Afghanistan in December when enemy forces exploded his convoy.