Little Known Black History Fact: Liberia’s Independence

The African nation of Liberia celebrates its 170th year of independence on this day, and the country has a complicated history. Initially established as a colony by slaveholders and politicians to shuttle free-born Blacks from America’s shores, it has since developed into a nation with a respectable democratic process. In 1816, the American Colonization Society…

via Little Known Black History Fact: Liberia’s Independence — Black America Web

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