Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Nigerian American filmmaker, writer and photographer is seeking to use her craft to positively impact cultural representation. Amarachi Nwosu moved to Japan to... Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Teen Kills 50 in Bombing at Nigerian Mosque

by Zahara Hill

A 17-year-old suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in Nigeria on Tuesday. CNN reports the massacre is just one of a string... Read More

Nigerian Women Make History As Country’s 1st African Olympic Bobsled Team

Nigerian Women Make History As Country’s 1st African Olympic Bobsled Team

by Shantell E. Jamison

A group of Nigerian athletes have a lot to celebrate. Not only are they on par to become the first women’s bobsled team from... Read More

Boko Haram

Wait to Find Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Could Be Painfully Longer

by #teamEBONY

While the world has gotten behind the hashtag and slogan #Bringbackourgirls in support of finding all of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko... Read More

Nigeria

[Black Lens] Still Waiting to Bring Back Our Girls, Big Sean Takes Philly

by #teamEBONY

This week in Black photos, we managed to capture a demonstration recognizing that it’s been three years since the Boko Haram in Nigeria kidnapped... Read More

Boko Haram

Soldiers Free 5,000 from Boko Haram Captivity

by #teamEBONY

Authorities in Cameroon say more than 5,000 people have been freed from captivity under the Boko Haram since the end of January, and more... Read More

Boko Haram

Boko Haram Releases Small Group of Kidnapped Girls

by #teamEBONY

Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group operating in rural areas of Nigeria have released 21 girls in exchange for four of their soldiers being... Read More

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Despite fears that they would not be seen again, a video released by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram appears to show a group... Read More

Boko Haram has reportedly been behind a string of terrorist attacks in Nigeria.

Boko Haram Burns Children Alive in Latest Attack

by #teamEBONY

A survivor who hid in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists burn children to death. The latest attack is one of many... Read More

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

Experts Say Guns, Bombs Alone Won’t End Boko Haram Insurgency

by Manny Otiko

Most Americans first heard of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram when the group kidnapped about 270 schoolgirls from Chibok two years ago. The... Read More