Argenta, Liberia…..really??

plainclothesmanQUESTION: Plainclothesman, is there such a thing as Argenta, Liberia? Thanks, Paolo.

SKINNY: Well Paolo, I don’t know if there is such a thing or place called Argenta, Liberia, but I thought you’d like know that Victoria Tolbert, the wife of the former President of Liberia, President William Tolbert was from Argenta, Arkansas. According to Kenneth C. Barnes, author of Journey of Hope: The Back to Africa Movement in the 1880’s, “Mrs. Tolbert was the daughter of Isaac David who at the age of five emigrated with his family from Argenta (now North Little Rock, Arkansas)” to Liberia……

For more on the “Back to Africa Movement” check out the plainclothesman at Sync Weekly online.


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