A former Liberian refugee, Collins lived through a bloody civil war, fleeing to Ghana, coming back to Liberia and then being forced to flee again to Cote d’Ivoire before coming to the United States. He lost two younger brothers in the conflict, one killed by rebels and one dead at the hands of government soldiers. He waited three days in line to get on a cargo ship to Ghana with his wife and when they disembarked, Collins says they were dying of starvation.
Facepalm. Thanks everyone for making it about race AGAIN. We’re not even going to pretend that Mr. Collins being elected had nothing to do with him being black? For those that don’t think this is the case, why else do you think the BBC and CNN are reporting ANYTHING about Helena? For being the ones screaming “That’s RACIST!” all the time, …
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