Tag Archives: Liberia

Book Review: Journey Without Maps

Journey Without Maps, by Graham Greene As it happens, before I read this book I had already read (and greatly enjoyed) a book that had been inspired by this one that led a man to travel through Sierra Leone, Guinea, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chasing The Devil

Chasing The Devil:  A Journey Through Sub-Saharan Africa In The Footsteps Of Graham Greene, by Tim Butcher In the vein of the author’s previous work [1], this book is a deeply melancholy and realistically pessimistic travel book that is based … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adamalui

Adamalui:  A Survivor’s Journey From Civil Wars In Africa To Life In America, by Joseph Kaifala [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Turner Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Despite our obvious differences in backgrounds, … Continue reading

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Today In History: On July 26, 1847, Liberia Declared Independence

In the United States in the 1800’s, it was largely impossible in the South, and in many parts of the North, for someone to desire or move to end slavery without some kind of public ritualistic demand to remove the … Continue reading

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The Old Ways

When people and nations are faced with difficulties and challenges, there is usually a default option that is chosen based on comfort and plenty of experience, whether that option is a good one or (more often) a bad one. We … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied?

Earlier this year there was a viral video sent that attempted to raise a public storm against one of Africa’s more unpleasant political figures (and that’s saying something!), in a campaign entitled Kony 2012. Not coincidentally, the United States government … Continue reading

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