Because of his outstanding achievements, Galakpai Mulbah was nominated and eventually voted to receive the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Modern-Day Technology Leader Award.
The Black Lives Matter cry is pointing not only at addressing racial inequalities of the present, but also the origin and relics of slavery and colonization. In the midst of these sweeping changes, where does Liberia stand?
Thus, statues of individuals who symbolize any of these ‘evils’ are tumbling down in the United States, Europe, Australia, and other places. Beyond statues, there are advocacies for changing the names of streets and places that immortalize the names of slave traders, the confederacy (in the United States), systemic racism, or white supremacy. In the midst of these sweeping changes, where does Liberia stand?
Today, while Liberia has a long way to go with regard to providing educational, rehabilitative, and other services for people with disabilities, the country has a legislation for people with disabilities and a National Council on Disabilities. Among the sung and unsung heroes and heroines who laid the foundation for this accomplishment was Maima Darbah Fahnbulleh.