Amy Jacques Garvey, Mittie Maude Lena Gordon, and the “back to Africa” movement
“Peace is not resting. Peace is loud.”
Behind the Ebola epidemic are issues of basic health care. Combating it involves fairly basic public health measures and education.
A century ago, William Wade Harris began his march across the Ivory Coast. He proclaimed a Christ who was not the property of the master race.
I talked to Leymah Gbowee about the writing of her memoir of the Liberian Women's Mass Action for Peace, Mighty Be Our Powers.
If Martin Luther King Jr. had written a book exposing his personal failings, it would have been seen as undermining his cause. But Leymah Gbowee does not want to be thought of as a hero.