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Happy Birthday to Liberia!

Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. *Photo from Wikipedia July 26 is Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Liberia from the American Colonization Society in 1847. Liberia is a country which was founded, established, colonized, and controlled by citizens of the United States and ex-Caribbean slaves as a colony for former African American slaves and their free black descendants. It is one of only two sovereign countries in the world that were started by citizens and ex-Caribbean slaves of a political power as a colony for former slaves of the same political power, the other being Sierra Leone, established by