Helene Cooper

Helene Cooper
Name: Helene Cooper

Helene Cooper born in Liberia, is a descendant of US freedmen that left the United States back and founded Monrovia in the 1820s. Having joined the New York times in 2004, she is curently the Times White House correspondent.

In 2008, she published a memoir titled The House at Sugar Beach The memoir largely concerns the Liberian coup of 1980 and its effect on Cooper's family, socially and politically-elite descendants of American freed slaves who colonized the country in the 19th century.