Liberia : EXCLUSIVE: LIBERIA'S VICE-PRESIDENT BACKS DONALD TRUMP ON FOREIGN AID CUTS

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,

    :wow: ... Quite a position to take considering Reparations and the Bad Check is still due, especially for those voluntarily released back to Africa by Gen. Robert E. Lee.


    EXCLUSIVE: LIBERIA'S VICE-PRESIDENT BACKS DONALD TRUMP ON FOREIGN AID CUTS

    Liberia’s vice-president has backed U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to slash foreign aid, saying that the West African country “cannot continue living on handouts” ...

    http://www.newsweek.com/liberia-foreign-aid-joseph-boakai-trump-590220

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    Liberia's Vice-President Joseph Boakai speaks at a ceremony at a hospital that formerly served as an Ebola holding center in Monrovia, Liberia, on February 1, 2015. Boakai is running to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as president in Liberia's elections in October. JOHN MOORE/GETTY




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    In the Spirit of Thread Consolidation,


    Liberia, What can be done?
    Discussion in 'Liberia' started by Full Speed, Nov 4, 2010
    https://destee.com/threads/liberia-what-can-be-done.64108/page-2#post-666979


    How does one rationalise / explain this?
    Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by Zim, Sep 17, 2010

    Youtube - Vice guide to travel Liberia - part 3 -

    I know this documentary is old but I recently stumbled across and I just thought to myself how can we explain what has happened in this country? Is there any going back for these countries when it goes this far? Whats worse look at the legacy of Hip Hop in this country mainly the glorifying violence side of it. If only 2pac could see his legacy over-seas.

    America OWES liberia Why does it sit back and do nothing? It made sure Israel was a secure nation and it keeps that promise to this day. Then again I don't even know why im asking this question I already know the answer.
    Zim, Sep 17, 2010

    https://destee.com/threads/how-does-one-rationalise-explain-this.63391/#post-658531


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    Sorry about the delay, but here it is:



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    Conscious Plat


    This episode of the Conscious Plat Hour is the (ACU) African Coalition for Unity. We will discuss issues that effect our People. We will also give a report on African Countries suitable for Repatriations.

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/consciousplat/2010/07/11/the-conscious-plat-hour



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    Was Liberia Founded By Freed U.S. Slaves?

    In Tuesday's Washington Post, an editorial urging President Bush to send peacekeepers to civil war-wracked Liberia noted that the country was "founded by freed U.S. slaves." Is that true? Not quite

    Although some freed American slaves did settle there, Liberia was actually founded by the American Colonization Society, a group of white Americans—including some slaveholders—that had what certainly can be described as mixed motives; in 1817, in Washington, D.C., the ACS established the new colony (on a tract of land in West Africa purchased from local tribes) in hopes that slaves, once emancipated, would move there, the society preferred this option to the alternative: a growing number of free black Americans demanding rights, jobs, and resources at home ...

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_...7/was_liberia_founded_by_freed_us_slaves.html

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    Henry Clay was among supporters of sending freed slaves to Liberia


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    ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NEWS.
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    From Detroit to Liberia: Why I Left America To Find Home

    ... I had just turned 30. My successful sports management public relations business was at a turning point and I’d proved myself. But there arose a yearning I couldn’t suppress: a desire to return to Liberia, my homeland ...

    http://thegrio.com/2017/05/16/from-detroit-to-liberia-why-i-left-america-to-find-home/

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    Royda Urey reflects on the journey that brought her from Detroit back to homeland of Liberia. (@philmena)


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    Royda sits with her mother and father in her home country of Liberia. (Photo courtesy of author)


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    Royda Urey as a child in Liberia. (Photo courtesy of author)





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