Missing Nigerian schoolgirls
279 girls were freed after they were abducted from the Government Girls Junior Secondary School in Jangebe last week.
The ongoing clash between Nigeria‘s armed forces and the Islamist militants Boko Haram has been largely a one-sided affair with the terrorist group seemingly taking the upper hand. Earlier Thursday, the Nigerian Army announced a victory of sorts after reportedly freeing 59 women and children that were held by the heavily armed insurgents. Nigerian publication […]
Congressman James Clyburn joined Roland Martin on the set of “NewsOne Now” to chat about his new book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black. Rep. Clyburn also discussed the Veterans Affairs scandal and if he supports President Obama’s decision to send troops to Nigeria to locate the school girls abducted by Boko Haram. Be sure […]
“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin discusses the Veterans Administration scandal with panelists Francesca Chambers, Jeff Johnson, George Curry and General Kip Ward. The panel stuck around for an update in the case of the missing Nigerian girls and Gen. Ward, formerly of the U.S. African Command, offered insight on if a drone search is a […]
Ann Coulter (pictured) is the kind of person who makes you question your vow to never wish ill on on a person. I don’t especially care whether her schtick — which is essentially being as offensive as possible to the delight of crotchety racists in need of a wet dream — is genuine, but I […]
I was sitting quietly in my office doing some work and a question suddenly gripped me: what would it be like if someone at this exact moment stormed in, kidnapped me, burned down my house and threatened to sell me into slavery? This for the so-called crime of being a female who is working or […]
Why bringing back the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped and sold as brides is about a much bigger issue, and one that is almost never talked about in the U.S. – human trafficking. In the middle of all of the Donald Sterling talk and debate over whether the Clippers did enough or not in the […]
First Lady Michelle Obama posted the following on Twitter. Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families. It’s time to #BringBackOurGirls. -mo pic.twitter.com/glDKDotJRt — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) May 7, 2014
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