Our Children Express Beauty

Today we’re showing our children that we appreciate their artistic expressions of beauty.Noted Liberian artist, teaching artist, and arts activist, Dolly Barnes, has a...

HJ Golakai One of Africa’s Top 39 Writers under 40

Hawa Jande Golakai, Liberia’s award-winning crime fiction writer and author of The Lazarus Effect (Kwela Books, 2011), has been selected as one of Africa’s...

Fighting Corruption through Accountability Art

The Accountability Lab Liberia has many ways to get the message across Liberia about the importance of being “accountable”.In addition to monitoring those holding...

An Artist at Home and Abroad

To art patrons all over the world, Lawson B. Sworh’s name represents Liberian art at its best. Lawson stepped out into the international arena...

Acrobatic Displayers Entertain Fans

It was a scene last Tuesday when two young men in black began some exciting acrobatic moves for many fans near Point Four, Monrovia.The...

Family Artistry

Can you remember a time when certain families were famous for family talents they all had like music, for instance? Or they were famous...

Interview with Hawa Golakai, Author, The Lazarus Effect

She’s young, beautiful, intelligent but has a very a complex mind.  She’s the author of an award winning crime/thriller book, titled the Lazarus Effect,...

Warrior Arts

J. Latty Zarwu (WARRIOR) feels that every Black man and woman is a warrior. But the benefits of being a warrior can only be...

GOL Dedicates ‘Peace Hut’ in G. Cape Mount

In an effort to connect citizens through the Peace Hut initiative to foster genuine reconciliation, the Government of Liberia (GOL) in partnership with the...

Dimeh Women Prioritize Culture

Celebrating and conserving our culture is a way of life for many of our people. Even though many say the practice of culture has...

‘Long Walk’ Humanises Mandela, but Do We Lose Sight of the...

The timing could not have been more poignant: as South African president Jacob Zuma announced to the world that Nelson Mandela, the father of...

Putting Africa in Your Home

If we ask the question, “Is Africa in your home?” you might respond, “Come on, Shabuta. My home, itself, is in Liberia, West Africa!.”...

George Wisner Launches Novel, ‘When the Heart Decides’

Former Assistant Foreign Minister for African and Asian Affairs, George G. Wisner, has launched his first novel. The novel, When the Heart Decides, was...

Cultural Arts: Reaching Beyond Reconciliation

Definitions for the term "reconciliation" are broad and varied in today's Liberia. Momolu Kaindii, writing in The Perspective, says reconciliation is "...bringing into mutual...