Liberian American


Liberian American

Liberian Americans are American citizens who are of Liberian descent. This includes Liberians who are of African American descent such as the Americo-Liberian people. Immigration to the United States by Liberians began after the First Liberian Civil War and after the Second Liberian Civil War.

The metropolitan areas with the largest Liberian immigrant populations in the United States are New York and Washington, D.C.; other cities with significant numbers of Liberians include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Miami and Philadelphia. [ [http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Le-Pa/Liberian-Americans.html Liberian Americans ] ]

First Liberian Civil War

After the First Liberian Civil War, more than 6,000 Liberians moved to Providence, Rhode Island.

Second Liberian Civil War

Sources

* http://www.lacosc.org/
* http://www.theperspective.org/2004/feb/liberianamericanrelations.html
* http://allafrica.com/stories/200802220941.html

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