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Ruthie Ackerman

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Ruthie Ackerman

Ruthie Ackerman, a reporter based in Brooklyn, New York, is writing a
book about the legacy of US colonial ties with Liberia. Her work in
Liberia was produced with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis


News and Features

Few people watching the Firestone-sponsored Super Bowl halftime show are aware of the company's reputation in Liberia for harsh working conditions, child labor and environmental ruin.

Liberia's former child soldiers deserve more than the empty promises the world has given them.