Thursday, June 12, 2014

Professor #BringBackOurGirlsNYC: It's more than Hacktivism

Read Jamilah Simmons' hot off the press article about Professor #BringBackOurGirls: Call Her Professor #BringBackOurGirls

Jamilah has been most kind.  Her article on the Brooklyn College website does a good job of presenting why I'm doing what I'm doing concerning #BringBackOurGirls.  It's a pity some people want to reduce this to Hackvitism and portray the thoughtful and most meaningful responses of Nigerian citizens to the injustices and inequities in our political system as empty hashtag symbolism.  While I am gearing up to write my own essay, I encourage you to read:

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You can see the journal I edit Ìrìnkèrindò: a Journal of African Migration

You can see one or two of my recent presentations on my Youtube Channel

#BringBackOurGirlsNYC is also gearing up for another rally at the UN on June 16, 2014, International Day of the African Child, from 12 noon to 2 pm at Ralph Bunche Park, 1st Avenue & 42nd Street, opposite the United Nations.  Please join us.

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