Liberian author Burrowes presents book on Liberian History

Carl Patrick Burrowes presented his new book, “Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea: A History of the Liberian People Before 1800, a historical dictionary of Liberia,” March 30 in the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.
Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center are home to one of the largest Liberian populations outside of the Liberia.

The event was well attended. Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde is seated far right at the table.
The event was well attended. Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde is seated far right at the table.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Tim Wilson listens to a speaker at the celebratory luncheon.
Brooklyn Center Mayor Tim Wilson listens to a speaker at the celebratory luncheon.
Burrowes crowd-funded and self-published his book in an effort to avoid outside interests influencing the book’s content.
Burrowes crowd-funded and self-published his book in an effort to avoid outside interests influencing the book’s content.