Beyond #BringBackOurGirls: An interview with Nigerian-American journalist Alexis Okeowo

In The News Piece in GOOD Magazine
David Mbiyu /
Dec. 3, 2015

#BringBackOurGirls failed. Maybe the popular hashtag, coined in 2013 after militant group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls in Nigeria, was just too narrow, too fine a point in the ongoing regional terror that begat the tragic abductions. If Alexis Okeowo, Nigerian-American journalist and Boko Haram watchdog, had crafted the hashtag, it might have been something more like #SaveNigeria.