Angie Brooks: Pioneer Liberian Woman

Angie Brooks: Pioneer Liberian Woman (Diplomat Remembered) By Dr. D. Elwood Dunn The Perspective Atlanta, Georgia Sept 25, 2007 Angie Brooks’ entry into the Liberian diplomatic service was unorthodox. It was the result of a determined, indeed courageous personal struggle to seek higher education abroad. She succeeded admirably, returning home to Liberia from the U.S. in … Read more…

Madame Suakoko

On a research trip looking at the work of Dutch amateur anthropologist and photographer Paul Julien, I [AS] stumbled upon the story of Madame (or Queen as Julien calls her) Suakoko. It meets a lot of interest with the people I am sharing Julien’s work with in Liberia. I translated the radio lecture that Julien … Read more…

Liberian Women

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Liberian Women (In Observance of International Women’s Month)

LIBERIAN WOMEN (In Observance of International Women’s Month) Women gained suffrage in 1945 under President William V. S. Tubman. Since then, they’ve played as prominent a role as men in shaping their country’s political, socioeconomic and cultural landscapes. The first women in the Legislature were. Elizabeth Collins (Bong County), Catherine Cummings (Nimba County), Malinda Jackson Parker … Read more…

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