Liberia: Traces of America's Ghosts: 201606Lib_02

Bridesmaids wear matching red hats and dresses made from a local fabric called {quote}lace{quote} on November 13, 2011. The freed American slaves who founded modern Liberia built an unequal society. Generations of resentment and disenfranchisement led to a civil war that Liberia is still recovering from.Photo by @glennagordon #Liberia #Africa #WestAfrica #EverydayAfrica #antebellum #monrovia #wedding #lace #slum

Bridesmaids wear matching red hats and dresses made from a local fabric called "lace" on November 13, 2011. The freed American slaves who founded modern Liberia built an unequal society. Generations of resentment and disenfranchisement led to a civil war that Liberia is still recovering from.

Photo by @glennagordon

#Liberia #Africa #WestAfrica #EverydayAfrica #antebellum #monrovia #wedding #lace #slum