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Founding of The Republic Maryland In Africa

John B Russurm: First Black Governor Of Maryland In Africa

In December 1831, the Maryland state legislature appropriated an annual US$10,000 for 26 years to transport free blacks and ex-slaves from the United States to Africa. The act appropriated funds of up to $20,000 a year, up to a total of $260,000, in order to commence the process of African colonization, a considerable expenditure by the standards of the time. The legislature empowered the Maryland State Colonization Society to carry out the ends it had in view. read more

The Grebo Tribe Of Liberia

Current Population: 387,000 (2001 est)

Grebo people (or Glebo) is a term used to refer to an ethnic group or subgroup within the larger Kru group of West Africa, a language and cultural ethnicity, and to certain of its constituent elements. Within Liberia members of this group are found primarily in Maryland County and Grand Kru County in the southeastern portion of the country, but also in River Gee County and Sinoe County. read More

Maryland County Development Agenda

Maryland County shall be a secured, peaceful, socially, economically and infrastructurally viable County with a system of good governance, justice
and equal opportunities for all. read more

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