Black skin, white media – #Bringbackourgirls (Chibok, Nigeria)


For more information about the mass abduction of 234 Nigerian schoolgirls and the arrogant silence that tried to brush off yet another war on Black girls, please check the following:

1. An overview of demonstrations regarding the Nigerian Schoolgirl kidnapping.

2. Twitterati who’re breaking it down:
Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenb – @wanjirukr
Malaka Gyekye Grant – @AbenaGyekye
Mikki Kendall – @Karnythia
Amina Doherty – @sheroxlox
Teju Cole – @tejucole

3. Interesting articles
April 15 – Armed men kidnap schoolgirls in Nigeria
April 17 – Nigerian army frees kidnapped female students
April 25 – Nigeria: Abducted School Girls – Parents Seek Foreign Intervention
May 1 – Nigeria: Kidnapped Girls: Outrage, Tears as Women Protest
May 2 – Nigerian militants reportedly ‘willing to consider’ girls’ release and ‘want a way out’

Nigerian Girls Deserve Better Than This
#BringBackOurGirls: Why Is the Media Silent About Nigeria’s Abducted Girls?
‘Million-woman march’ over Nigerian kidnappings
Here Is What You Need to Know About the Kidnapped Girls of Nigeria


About Zeefuik

Zeefuik is an Amsterdam based writer and organizer whose work focuses on imagery, representation, anti-Black racism, (digital) archives and the undocumented members of the Black communities in the Netherlands.

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