The unpaid rite of passage known as the internship has evolved under pressure and lawsuits, and now many organizations pay all interns for their work. The U.S. Senate will soon follow suit.
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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