• Liberia was founded as a colony in 1822 by freed slaves from the United States, the area was already inhabited by various indigenous ethnic groups who had occupied the region for centuries. In 1847, the colony of freed slaves declared independence and founded the Republic of Liberia. It is one of my favorite nations of Africa for this reason ... and the fact that I have several customers who immigrated from there. Learn more here ...
  • Jimmie Rodgers, an American singer, had a hit in 1958 with a song called "Woman From Liberia" and a great song it is too. Enjoy this two-minute piece of history:

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