“people were not expecting for that to happen in a church compound” We conducted these interviews last October at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, the site of a massacre in Liberia in 1990. Patrick Baysah and Matthew Goma shared their accounts of that fateful day. Near the end of this clip, Matthew tells the of story of his brother, who was killed during the massacre at the church. Hit play to learn more about one of the bloodiest chapters in Liberian history from two West Africans who know. Patrick on life: “Sometimes it is terrible. Sometimes it is fine.”
The past two nights, PBS has featured an extraordinary documentary showcasing ten different countries around the world revealing a life we’d all like to think doesn’t exist. Two ambitious journalists engaged six actresses to travel with them. One by one, each sent to a different country to visit the unbelievable life of poverty, human trafficking, and crime. What they showed was the beautiful faces of women and children who have been denied basic human rights because of their perceived weakness and lack of education.