We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
It has been a year since nearly 300 young women, mostly students, were kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. In the immediate aftermath, a wave of so-called hashtag activism kept the story in the headlines for a time, but also drew criticism for being a mere token. We talk with a member of D.C’s Nigerian diaspora about efforts to keep the story – and its broader context – relevant a year later.
- Lola Adele-Oso Cofounder, Act for Accountability
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