k-moses nagbe Op-ed 

The vexing questions on the national symbols of Liberia

  By K-Moses Nagbe   NOT IN OUR STAR, BUT IN OURSELVES [LIBERIA’S FLAG, PLEDGE,  AND CONSTITUTION AS CONTEXT] THE IMMORTAL SHAKESPEARE CAME to mind recently, after reading a passionately written article appearing in Running Africa, a Liberian-owned electronic magazine. The article focused on the vexing question of the national symbols, which seem to link Liberia perpetually with America. There is the Liberian flag. There is Liberia’s pledge of allegiance. There is Liberia’s constitution.  According to the article, all these are simply minuscule replicas of America. Did the pioneers lack…

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The Liberia n Listener call on the Liberian government to continue to review Liberian symbols, a project began by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and especially attention must be given the Liberian flag. While the flag we use has important symbolic importance to our nation-state, the Republic, and its peoples, the Liberian flag in its current form and state which is complete replication of the American flag, pays no respects to the Africa of our heritage, its traditions, civilization and it's peoples, and their aspirations----this is indeed a sensitive issue that must claim the immediate attention of policymakers and especially President of our republic, George Manneh Weah. Public Policy 

Happy Independence But It’s Time To Change The Liberian Flag

    E  D  I  T O  R  I  A  L   The Liberia n Listener call on the Liberian government to continue to review Liberian symbols, a project began by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and especially attention must be given the Liberian flag. While the flag we use has important symbolic importance to our nation-state, the Republic, and its peoples, the Liberian flag in its current form and state which is complete replication of the American flag, pays no respects to the Africa of our heritage, its traditions, civilization…

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