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 ! 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 ! The Republic of the Congo gains independence from France 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 Premiere: Rising Singer-Songwriter Cotis Shares Breezy R&B... June 19, 2018 How Homophobia Destroyed a Rap Legend's Career July 1, 2018 Lifetime Announces Docuseries & Movie About R.... May 7, 2018 This Old Video Of Joe Budden Warning... June 25, 2018 Phil Jackson: Melo influenced ‘win now’ approach July 8, 2016 Sources: Budenholzer OK’d to meet with Suns April 14, 2018 Callaway: diluted sample cause of positive test May 5, 2018 Man dies after officer-involved shooting in Toledo,... July 28, 2018 SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites Into Space Aboard... July 25, 2018 Man, 74, Threatens Oak Park High School... July 14, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.