The Kru would fight vehemently and even take their own lives before surrendering to enslavement. Because of their tenacity, they were labeled as difficult and less valuable in the slave trade. Apart from their strength in resistance, the Kru were known for their ability to effortlessly navigate the seas.

Kru People: The Africans Who Vigilantly Refused to Be Captured into Slavery

The Kru would fight vehemently and even take their own lives before surrendering to enslavement. Because of their tenacity, they were labeled as difficult and less valuable in the slave trade. Apart from their strength in resistance, the Kru were known for their ability to effortlessly navigate the seas.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa's first female President (Liberia) and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Her work has had a significant impact on women’s rights and the peace movement.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa's first female President (Liberia) and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Her work has had a significant impact on women’s rights and the peace movement.

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Kru People: The Africans Who Vigilantly Refused to Be Captured into Slavery

President of Liberia - In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became the first woman to be elected president of an African state, following elections organized by the UN. On the 7th October 2011, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received the Nobel Peace Prize, which she shares with two other women, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman, for their pacifist commitment in favor of male-female equality.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf biography and accomplishments - 10 black women who’ve changed history: famous black women

President of Liberia - In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became the first woman to be elected president of an African state, following elections organized by the UN. On the 7th October 2011, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received the Nobel Peace Prize, which she shares with two other women, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman, for their pacifist commitment in favor of male-female equality.

LIBERIA AGAINST CAPE VERDE (2) of (2). The whole Samuel Doe Stadium erupts. It’s party time. We embrace, we’re all Liberians today and we are dancing with everyone. Gilberto is engaging in consensual fondling with the girl sitting behind us and someone is slapping me on the back as if they’d known me their entire life, everyone is moving their asses, man. #Liberia #Africa #Football #CapeVerde

LIBERIA AGAINST CAPE VERDE (2) of (2). The whole Samuel Doe Stadium erupts. It’s party time. We embrace, we’re all Liberians today and we are dancing with everyone. Gilberto is engaging in consensual fondling with the girl sitting behind us and someone is slapping me on the back as if they’d known me their entire life, everyone is moving their asses, man. #Liberia #Africa #Football #CapeVerde

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