Activists gathered outside the White House on May 11, 2014, in support for nearly 300 Nigerian girls captured from Chibok, Nigeria.

Activists gathered outside the White House on May 11, 2014, in support for nearly 300 Nigerian girls captured from Chibok, Nigeria.

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.

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  • Lola Adele-Oso Cofounder, Act for Accountability

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