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Geography Now! LIBERIA

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Geography Now (1 year ago)
Huge thanks to Liberia Positives on instagram for helping with this video. (Check them out! @libpositives) I honestly think I might consider going here. No joke. I might have to raise money by doing some more sponsorships and merch sales but it might be worth it..... #LIBERIA
Jinder Mahal (3 months ago)
George Weah
Flo Etilo (4 months ago)
Keke Lauren hahaha ma da tru-ooo, I was thinking the same thing. 4.6 million of us and not one made a good historical video.
Life With Mandisa (4 months ago)
With The Pepper (Peppe) they mash and put in your eye as a punishment
Yor hello ooo! Yor na come! I coming eat! I going Pepe ooo! Missing my Liberian koloqua mehn. Long live Mama Liberia
HE HAS A SIX PACK WHAT THE HECK-
Overwatch FanZ (7 days ago)
You know it’s not Robertspot it’s Robertsport. I’m surprised none of the Liberians have pointed that out
Ibrahim Mohamud (8 days ago)
where was gorge weah
Haris Hasanegovic (10 days ago)
hand gestures are really annoying you act lke frigging trump
Delta Lou (10 days ago)
Thank you Jon Snow's half Asian brother!!
ali boudd (10 days ago)
lets just call libera corruptia because its corrupt
Melanin Queen (11 days ago)
There’s a place in Liberia called “Cow factory “ 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Everything Tv (9 days ago)
lol
Melanin Queen (11 days ago)
And here is one famous person from Liberia Michael Jackson
Melanin Queen (11 days ago)
Unemployment 3.5 my foot
Melanin Queen (11 days ago)
I’m a librarian, What happen to sasstown and why do u spread so much fake info
Melanin Queen (11 days ago)
Africa best secret, America should stop keeping their weapons there
Miss. Humanity (12 days ago)
Mama Liberia is a promised land. The Secret to the beautiful national is to know why it got a lot of attack in it. Because is it a blessing land with milk, honey and millions...
David Mernick (15 days ago)
The actress who played Donna on Parks & Rec is the niece of former President Sirleaf in real life.
First Last (16 days ago)
10:19 she’s beautiful
Robertha Clark (18 days ago)
Hey it's not true I am from Liberian you are lying that's not true we were amazing Stupid I will kill unfunny looking I burry u alive stupid idiot
Ethan Bourque (19 days ago)
Bomi, Bong, Gbarpolu, Grand Bassa, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, Lofa, Margibi, Maryland, Montserrado, Nimba, Rivercess, River Gee, Sinoe Liberia (Monrovia)
Mercurial Man (21 days ago)
So, basically, the Black Americans created the first functional, and successful Sub Saharan African republic on the verge of industrialization. Sadly a coup happened.
Hi people of the world
Boogster Su (29 days ago)
Ah, yes. The flag that lots of people on Twitter keep using that's mistakenly being used as the U.S. flag. CC @MLiberiaGA
ShatyTV (29 days ago)
u need to have Ebola to kno da wae
YT MoJawadhatoum (1 month ago)
Do Sierra Leone
Nancy Gonzalez (1 month ago)
🇱🇷LIBERIA
Liberia. Britain's grandson
pigli 09 (1 month ago)
Comentario..español que buscas....😭
KevinSixZero (1 month ago)
I love Liberia, it's one of my favorite countries in Africa along with Mozambique and South Africa. I would love to visit it some day
Federico Pedroza (1 month ago)
You make it sound like liberia is great but its not its one of the poorest countries in the world with a huge murder rate
SPIDEEY (1 month ago)
More evidence that the Cleveland Browns are THE WORLD’S TEAM!!! (Browns jersey at 5:16) GO BROWNS!!!!
Koroi 117 (1 month ago)
Fun fact.. Sapo means underwear in Fiji 😂😂😂
Kevin 080592 (1 month ago)
im bi.. lol... I can finally die happy just by seeing barbs shirtless at 10:07 lol
Damjan Dimkovski (1 month ago)
Was that... general BUTT NAKED??
nothing special (1 month ago)
Only reason I now Liberia is cus of Gorge weah
Patrick Sairyon (1 month ago)
Unemployment is not that low, but anyway good video
joseph sellu (1 month ago)
Do you have any video on Sierra Leone?
imanerd55 (1 month ago)
looks like peru
EyeZack Zin (1 month ago)
Not to be confused with the Philippine piso. Also, is that word " biggity " inspires Seth McFarlane to create a slang word for Quagmire, giggity?
buttered toast (1 month ago)
🇱🇷
Morris D. (1 month ago)
Geography Now Dude you’re a freaking liar, do your research better next time, better still include a native Liberian to help you with your research. Half of your information was wrong. There’s no phrase in Liberian English called “Swee muder.” 😡😡 You Americans do little research about Africa and pretend like you know all about it.
Mokele Mbembe (1 month ago)
Are you Liberian?
Athala Parlambang (1 month ago)
7:16 So Quagmire says „Arrogant Goo“ all the time (if you get me)
Henrique M (1 month ago)
sometimes american are so naive when treating these debts issues as something natural. nothing is perfect, your project is amazing but sometimes it lacks a critical view.
AISSATA BELLE (1 month ago)
Your sacasm sucks but nice graphics.
Blooregard (1 month ago)
Doesn't look LGBT friendly from the internet, can anyone dispute or confirm? Would love to visit, wouldn't love to be harassed or arrested.
Mokele Mbembe (1 month ago)
Africa is very anti- LGBT in general. The most accepting county is probably South Africa.
Daniel Cowan (1 month ago)
George weah not in famous people, best footballer from there, world player of the year and legend
Surviving You Today (1 month ago)
Best video I've seen on Liberia... It's interesting to learn about African Americans colonizing Africa.
Bigo Harris (1 month ago)
The president of Liberia’s brother goes to my church
Talley T Patrick (1 month ago)
Liberian should not worry about the war, all missing properties will be rebuilt. just imagine America has experience this b4.the First World War I was fought in America and the country was destroyed and came to beg for a land in Africa to settled for liberty. which is now Liberia. And the remaining ones left in the state of America fight and build the America u people see today, little by little Liberia will be the beautiful country to. we should all come together as one and build our country successfully. I believe one day Liberia will be great.
Noah reminds me of my middle school gym teacher
Tadia Foster (1 month ago)
Liberia is a beautiful country
games tech (1 month ago)
Copyright
qtipmotha (1 month ago)
6:52 slayed me.
DanceGuy99 (1 month ago)
5:16 that Browns jersey though, go Bills!
Matt Shaw (1 month ago)
How can George Weah not be on the famous people from Liberia list
Ponian YouTube (2 hours ago)
Liberia: colonized by USA
Ponian YouTube (2 hours ago)
nassim zway it could be argued that they did but I guess you're right. 5 years makes it more of an occupation than colonization
nassim zway (1 day ago)
+Ponian YouTube Italy never colonized Ethiopia, they tried.
Ponian YouTube (21 days ago)
+MélissaEnvy yes but Ethiopia was eventually colonized by italy
MélissaEnvy (22 days ago)
Liberia was a colony lol. Do you think the land was empty when the Black-Americans arrived there? Black Americans colonised Liberia and treated the people they found there poorly. Plus they're so desperate to be friends with the US, the land they escaped.... Ethiopia resisted colonisation and eventually became free.
Falco Peregrinus (2 months ago)
If you started using "ethnic groups" as opposed to "tribes", I'll start to contribute to your patreon.
The Inte Normala (2 months ago)
U Said the Atlantis ocean ”at the south East ” but its south west
Edwin F. B. Sonjor Sr. (2 months ago)
This short and educational piece makes me share tears for my Mama Liberia. Tears of pride and joy cause I am a native of this great and naturally rich country. Tears of sorrow cause we continue to bringing shame on Mama Liberia by our insensitive political judgment which placed power in the hands of corrupt and/or unqualified people. Thanks so much for helping people know us a bit more than they did yesterday. Liberia, the sacred shrine of my DNA will rise again to the shame and demise of they that are betraying her love and trust today. Bless your heart and work!
jojofromtx (2 months ago)
Can’t focus, barbs took his shirt off. The thirst is real
Connor Moroney (2 months ago)
since when does the uk and ireland not use imperial?
Evan Callow (2 months ago)
But the real question is, Are they friends with Canada
Jonathan VanKampen (2 months ago)
1:13 BuT wHaT AbOuT WakANda!?
David Johnson (2 months ago)
brackish : an Asian saying blackish
Sparta JOHNNY (2 months ago)
Hey what do you want us to do we don’t visit our stepsons in the US
Crow Quadinaros (2 months ago)
Is the town of Buchanan named after thr 15th U.S president Jamed Buchanan
mimmie pratt (2 months ago)
I'm a pure sarpo girl.
Meat Emperor (2 months ago)
Ayyy little America
isak (2 months ago)
barbs is HOT
Lil' Brown Thang (2 months ago)
Hi I’m Liberian. Thank you for telling our story. I learned some new things watching this video😊
Alayzia Griffin (2 months ago)
I'm going to Liberia next week and was like "Snap! Idk anything about this place... YouTube help!" And YouTube sent me you and now I feel like I got a 100000% better idea of what I'm getting into and am even more excited. Every time I'm going to a new place I'm gonna check it out on this channel first. You covered EVRYTHING I wondered about. YOU ROCK 🤘
J H. Booth (26 days ago)
How'd it go?
SiberianSwordsman (2 months ago)
I thought the giant footprint of Pingyan was in China.
Alick Aliker (2 months ago)
Liberia was a set up to fail for black people ,why didn’t Americans intervene with the the civil war
Matthew Palafox (2 months ago)
8:15 yeah, that is true, but wasn’t it because of racism in the US? The ACS was trying to move African Americans out, even people in the Northeast didn’t like African Americans at the time, and of course, I don’t need to mention how the South looked at African Americans. I learned this in my US History class, so I think this is right(?)
Szarkbytes617 (2 months ago)
At one point in time, UK and continental Europe did have lions. It was 13,000 years ago though.
Mohamed Jalloh (2 months ago)
What about Sierra Leone
Sérgio Becker (3 months ago)
Malagueta Peppers are well known here in Brazil
Sérgio Becker (3 months ago)
Greenville is a fictional city portrayed in a Brazilian soap opera called "A Indomada" (The Untamed - in a feminine gender)
Let's Play Sporcle (3 months ago)
Don't worry. Out of the half a million people who watched this episode, probably only about five are hardcore travellers who will want to visit Liberia
Sulaiman Bah (3 months ago)
I love to watch your video Geography now, but I don't see my country video Sierra Leone
sebastian z (3 months ago)
Im in mood to eat some cassava leaf
mistermystery (3 months ago)
I saw the vice documentary on it, It's probably the only country that is scarier than north korea
Matthew Dea (3 months ago)
Retta (Marietta Sirleaf) from Parks and Rec (she plays Donna) is the niece of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf!!
karpasz ringendorff (3 months ago)
WAKANDA IS REAL
PonySoftOnline (3 months ago)
so essentially Liberia is like America in Africa... thats pretty cool
Corn (3 months ago)
😂 7:01 that voice tho 😂
Ic3 Fir 3 (3 months ago)
St.paul Minnesota in usa
Mian GMMH (3 months ago)
NOAH though... 😍
Faith Gbleehai (3 months ago)
Gbarnga is pronounced like (bong- ah) but you should hear a little bit of the r when you say it.. and Kakata pronounced (kaka-ta) not (kuh - ka- ta ) like he said in the video
Vekeh Donzo (3 months ago)
Nice video. Just a little correction on the demographics. Only the Mandingo are predominately Muslims; not Manos and Gios.
SpenceRina (3 months ago)
Living and learning. The more you know. I'm African but I've been learning more about Africa through your videos than in all my years of schooling.
MC Adam (3 months ago)
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John Grams (3 months ago)
Barb you forgot to mention kidnapping rates
Lumppu (3 months ago)
Man i cant get past that metric system bit, too funny
c122 h122 (3 months ago)
George Weah has won the ballon d'Or in football 🇱🇷
Erik Hed (3 months ago)
Kakata means to poop or just poop in Finnish
Anouar EL BAKALI (3 months ago)
shiki ? we use the same term in morocco for showing off
Shuwaida Shameem (3 months ago)
The 🦶 is in China
Niiku97 (3 months ago)
Say Côte d'Ivoire not Ivory Coast
Psydhawwrth (3 months ago)
George Weah is an incredibly famous soccer player from Liberia but ok
Christopher massaquoi (3 months ago)
Please do for Sierra Leone
Shishsuke (3 months ago)
bruhh I know you Americans are not big on football (or soccer as you call it) but Weah is INCREDIBLY famous worldwide with people who follow the sport and definitely more famous than most of the people you put up in your famous people list

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