One of Liberia’s up-and-coming poets, Lekpele M. Nyamalon, burst to the international stage in 2015 when his poem, “Forgotten Future,” was selected as the winning poem for the Young People Today World Poetry Day competition.
The art and the beauty of what used to be Liberia is greater than what its national museum has to offer so Liberian artists like Chase Walker have used their talent to offer a new and fresh perspective of Liberian culture through his work as an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer.
Over a relatively short time, Rodney Sieh has built one of Liberia’s most trusted and most awarded newspapers.
Born and raised in Brewerville, Montserrado, Benard Benson, affectionately known as DJ Blue, has grown to become Liberia’s most celebrated disc jockey.
The “Liberian Trailblazers” series profiles exceptional Liberians and the work they do. Recently, The Bush Chicken had the pleasure of interviewing Lasanna “Ace” Harris, a grammy-nominated producer who has worked with the likes of LeCrae, Nicki Minaj, and T.I.
The Bush Chicken recently spoke with Nathan White, Executive Director of Taste of Liberia Cultural Festival taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In celebration of Liberia’s 168th Independence Day, White is launching the inaugural event which will occur annually between July 4th and July 26th.
The “Liberian Trailblazers” series profiles exceptional Liberians and the work they do. The Bush Chicken spoke with Rev. Kenety Gee, Co-Founder and President of the Chicago Global Health Alliance, regarding the current initiatives his organization has underway.
The “Liberian Trailblazers” series profiles exceptional Liberians and the work they do. Recently The Bush Chicken had the pleasure of interviewing Wayetu Moore, founder and owner of independent publishing company, One Moore Book.