Lecture 10 - 10.02.10

Lecture 10 - 10.02.10 - 10.02.10 History 10B Lecture 10...

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10.02.10 History 10B – Lecture 10 Liberian Politics: The Thirty Year Syndrome, Civil War and Women’s Roles A woman does not run in the fields for nothing (Vai, Liberia) Pan-African Film Festival 18 th Annual PAFF will take place Feb 10-17 2010 Film screenings at the Culver Plaza Theaters 9919 Washington Blvd. LA. Fine are show at the Westfield Culver Plaza 6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver, CA (Formerly the Fox Hills Mall) Last year: Pray the Devil Back to Hell : Story of Liberian women’s role in achieving peace Tubman’s Legacy: Close to Thirty Year Rule 1944-1971 Trained as a lawyer Elected senator, self-identifying as “Convivial Cannibal from the Downcoast Hinterlands”, taking on the cause of Liberian majority (national unification ) Is appointed to the Supreme Court before becoming president In WWII aligns with the US Builds the country’s infrastructure Father of Modern Nigeria Leader in Pan-African organizing and OAU 30 Year Syndrome? From Democracy to Authoritarianism Charismatic demagogues? o
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course HIST 10b taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Lecture 10 - 10.02.10 - 10.02.10 History 10B Lecture 10...

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