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The Chibok Schoolgirl Kidnapping – #bringbackourgirls

May 2, 2014 · 6:26 am

#bringbackourgirls

#bringbackourgirls

Social media has been buzzing with the story about 243 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped over two weeks ago, most of whom remain missing.  This is the kind of news that turns my stomach.  And while I’m glad that social media is raising awareness about this story, it’s often addressed in ways that make me uncomfortable. I am by no means an expert on the subject, but I’ve tried to break down the story and responses in a way that makes them easier to understand. What We Know

  • What Happened: On April 14, 276 girls, mostly between the ages of 16 and 18, were kidnapped from a Read More →