Category Archives: Nigeria

Open Thread | More Political Happenings

Just reminding you of what’s been going on with election results. This is big! WOW! For the first time since 1934, this is the first midterms in which the party in power did not lose a single state legislative chamber. … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman President

ImeIme A. Umana ’14 will be the first black woman to serve as President of the Harvard Law Review, the legal journal announced Monday. Umana, who hails from Harrisburg, Pa., will be the 131st leader of the organization. As a … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Boko Haram releases 21 #ChibokGirls to Nigerian government

I have tears. 21 girls released, y’all. I’m so happy for them and their families. (CNN) — Boko Haram militants handed over 21 Chibok schoolgirls to Nigerian authorities Thursday after a series of negotiations, Nigeria’s government said, in the first … Continue reading

Posted in Boko Haram, Breaking News, Chibok School Girls, Current Events, Human Rights, News, Nigeria, Open Thread, Protests | Tagged , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Charlotte girl weeps over police shootings at city council meeting

(CNN) — A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before a tense Charlotte City Council meeting. Petite in size, with braids in her hair and hearts on her t-shirt, Zianna Oliphant collected herself and … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, crime, Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, JusticeForKeithLamontScott, Nigeria, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Oppression, Racism, Terrorism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Sanders hits Clinton Foundation over foreign donations

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders criticized the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from foreign governments in an interview aired Sunday, calling it a conflict of interest. “Do I have a problem when a sitting secretary of State and a foundation … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Corruption, Current Events, Foreign policy, Nigeria, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 94 Comments

President Buhari Receives Rescued #Chibokgirl, Amina Ali, At The Presidential Villa

Hat tip Alasholuyi Blog President Buhari received Amina Ali, one of the rescued abducted 219 Chibok Schoolgirls, at the State House earlier today, May 19. The rescued girl who nurses a four month old baby was led into the Villa … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Africans, Boko Haram, crime, Current Events, Kidnapping, News, Nigeria, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Liza for the Win! Economic Progress is More Effective Than Protests Says Joel Kotkin

One question for Joel:  If  BLACK Americans had economic progress, would they even need to protest and declare BLACK LIVES MATTER.  Dismissed! This article by Joel Kotkin, RIGHT HERE: Ta-Nehisi Coates and the new wave of black nationalists are selling … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Democracy, discrimination, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Jobs, Media, Nigeria, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Photo Gallery: President Muhammadu Buhari dinner hosted by the US CCCCA

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Photo Gallery: Nigerian President Buhari Visits the White House

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives In America

President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived the Joint Base Andrews International Airport, Washington DC, ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with US President, Barack Obama. Buhari’s arrival to the US was announced by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media … Continue reading

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