Leaving their chains behind them: Freed slave colonization and emigration

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Joseph Jenkins Roberts Roberts arrived in Liberia in 1829 from Virginia. Served as the first and seventh president of Liberia.

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“Leading the Revolution”

Since: Oct 09

United States

#1 Feb 12, 2013
This is a great story that most AA don't know about.

Merrimack, NH

#2 Feb 12, 2013
It is an interesting read, but unfortunately Liberia is one of the most dangerous, impoverished countries on Earth, so it didn't have a happy ending.

“Leading the Revolution”

Since: Oct 09

United States

#3 Feb 12, 2013
I disagree, Liberia is coming back stronger than ever!!

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