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Liberian Social Entrepreneur & Go-Getter Barkue Tubman Shares Her Inspiring Story on CNN’s African Voices | Watch



At the peak of her career in the entertainment industry in America, Barkue Tubman returned home to Liberia. She has gained the reputation of being a go-getter.

Her plan was to set up a record label – for which Liberian music to reach the world. On arriving in Liberia, she saw a country getting back on its feet from a decade of civil war. She figured how to use her skills to rebuild the country – skills she had learned from the music industry which could now be channeled for change.

In her chat with CNN‘s African Voices, she spoke about her family, her journey in artiste management and how she transitioned into the social entrepreneur who’s making an impact in her home country, Liberia

Her story is truly inspiring and we encourage you to watch it.

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  1. mizzy

    October 14, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    hoe can one get on this show

  2. bee

    October 14, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    This is the kind of woman I want to be for my own country. I’m so hopeful for Nigeria too

    • Barkue

      February 16, 2014 at 10:22 am

      Thank you Bee. I have visited your country many times and I have met some amazing Nigerians. Thank you for your support and belief
      Barkue Tubman

  3. Mademoiselle

    October 14, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Another black female role model added to my list! I love CNN’s African Voices. So inspirational! On a side note, her weave is poppin’! I’m normally not a fan of closed/full weaves, but her stylist is on point. Didn’t know it was possible for a closed weave to look nice lol.

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