Afro History Today in Afro History ! 200 former slaves leave Savannah Ga. to establish themselves in Liberia Africa in 1895 ! written by Marc Alexander March 18, 2020 English: Map of Liberia Español: Mapa de Liberia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com English: Young boy grinding sugar cane between Flumpa and Kpeyi, Liberia, 1968. Français : Jeune garçon moulant de la canne à sucre au Liberia en 1968. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) rainbow over Liberia, 2006 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Lake Bomi, Tubmanburg, Liberia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Coat of arms of Liberia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Ibrahim Bare Mainassara (President of Niger) was assassinated in 1999 !Today in Afro History ! The Largest ever mass immunization of yellow fever begins in West Africa in 2009 !Today in Afro History ! The “Soweto Uprising”. A non-violent march of over 10,000 students in Soweto, South Africa, turns violent when police open fire on the crowd in 1976. Kenneth A. Gibson becomes first Afro American Mayor of Newark in 1970 !Today in Afro History ! Liberia declares it’s independence in 1847 !Today in Afro History ! Activist, Medgar Evers is shot and killed in 1963. Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964.Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! 200 former slaves leave Savannah Ga. to establish themselves in Liberia Africa in 1895 ! was last modified: February 28th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress, Vanessa Williams ! Actress, Queen Latifah ! Singer/Actress, Irene Cara ! Singer, Wilson Pickett ! Country Singer, Charlie Pride ! NFL player, Andre Rison ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Comedian, Moms Mabley ! NFL player, EJ Manuel ! NFL player, Ahmad Bradshaw ! Actor, Philip Daniel Bolden ! You may also like Six Billboard wins for Ed Sheeran and... May 21, 2018 49ers, Tomlinson agree to 3-year extension June 22, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Poet/Author, Maya Angelou... April 4, 2020 Giants agree to deal with linebacker Barwin July 23, 2018 Maya B is ferocious in latest alternative... July 24, 2018 Drake's Mom on Rap Beefs: 'They're Too... June 18, 2018 Freda Payne returns to jazz roots in... April 20, 2018 Sources: 76ers owners discuss Colangelo future June 6, 2018 NYPD Issues Postal Warning After Rash Of... July 11, 2018 Getting to know HER and the music November 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.