EeeeeeMmmmmm (A Short Life Story of Emmanuel Mombo Nagbe of Sasstown, Liberia)

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A young man from Rural Liberia plows his way through Western education, reaches an important peak, and returns home to serve his people. Just when most people think all is well, something terrible happens in the country that will alter the life of everyone. This life story of the man told by his son brings […]

American Warlord: A True Story

The incredible true story of Chucky Taylor, the only American ever convicted of torture. Chucky Taylor was an average American teenager until he got a call from his father, a man who would become the infamous dictator of Liberia. Arriving in West Africa and reunited with his father, Chucky soon found himself leading a murderous […]

Catching Ricebirds: A Story of Letting Vengeance Go

Catching Ricebirds

Born in Liberia, West Africa, in 1979, Doe’s earliest memory is of his brother Molley teaching him to catch birds in their yard, luring them into traps with grains of rice. But by mid-July 1990, a violent civil war erupted and Liberia was thrown into a time of fear, starvation, and death. Separated from his […]

Return of the Guinea Fowl

Return of the Guinea Fowl

Henry Nehemiah Cooper, M.D. (1927 – 1984) was a well-respected and beloved physician in his home country of Liberia and in the United States. He was a graduate of the College of West Africa, Clark College in Atlanta, Georgia, and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as Resident Surgeon at the Memorial Sloan […]

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir

The Dragons

An engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War and building a life in the United States. When Wayétu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother throw her a big birthday party at their home in Monrovia, Liberia, but all she can think about is how much she misses her mother, who […]

Avoid Mosquitoes and Other Impossibilities

Avoid Mosquitoes

In the compelling memoir Avoid Mosquitoes¿and Other Impossibilities, Nancy Sellin narrates the details of her journey across the world to Liberia, West Africa, where she and her husband intended to save the world as new members of the Peace Corps. Nancy shares her charming and intimate personal story that begins in 1965 with her journey […]

Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia: My Journey

Women's Leadership

The realities of trying to institutionalize reform in Liberia after 14 years of civil war comes alive in this book, particularly given the capacity constraints the author had to work with – what she describes as the “no money syndrome” coupled with the human and institutional capacity challenges she faced after a prolonged absence of […]

Out of the Ashes: My Journey from Tragedy to Redemption

Out of the Ashes

Elizabeth Fahn-Weedor was born in Liberia into a Muslim family, but she later became a Christian. She fled her home country and traveled to the Ivory Coast, where she lived for three and a half years as a refugee due to one of Africa’s bloodiest and brutal civil wars. This civil war led to her […]

Dr. Francis W. M. Morais

This book describes the advocacy and struggles of Francis W. M. Morais (1866-1964), Ph.D., D.Lit. Between 1927 and 1935, Dr. Morais worked tirelessly to put an end to slavery, forced labor, and ethnic discrimination in Liberia. Liberia was founded as a safe haven for freed people of color in the early 1800s. Morais’ fight for […]

Listen to the Songs the Children Sing

Listen to the Songs

The past and present of Liberia, a small West African country characterized by a complex social and political history, reflect the challenges that Africans and African Americans have faced while sharing a common space and a common destiny for over a century. Listen to the Songs the Children Sing presents author Christiana Tah’s personal journey […]