Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
While Islamic terrorists murdered 12 people in Paris last week, an even more brutal massacre by the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram claimed the lives of up to 2,000 people in the country’s north. The attack has refocused global attention on the group and mobilized the Nigerian diaspora in our region. We talk with a local Nigerian activist about how expats here are making their voices heard in Nigeria, and how they’re drawing attention to the plight of Africa’s most populous nation.
- Lola Adele-Oso Cofounder, Act for Accountability
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