#StayWoke: Boko Haram Just Kidnapped At Least 400 More Children In Nigeria


Have you been following the Boko Haram’s activity? You should. According to Reuters, on March 24, local residents claimed that the militant Islamist group kidnapped at least 400 more children in their northeastern town of Damasak, Nigeria. This news comes just days after 70 decaying bodies with slit throats were found under a bridge near the town; it is widely believed that those killed were also victims of Boko Haram.

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These latest news developments are an unfortunate reminder that although social media has significantly quieted down on this issue in recent months, #BringBackOurGirls is still an extremely urgent topic that warrants our unwavering attention. This bitter episode in international history is a glaring example of how vulnerable and objectified young Black girls are in their own communities. Even worse than that, it’s…

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