Thank you for running Ann McFeatters’ syndicated column in the paper [“Evil must be confronted,” Opinion, May 14]. She rightly calls on all governments to do what’s right, when it comes to girls’ education — noting the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, and Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan. Girls who simply seek an education that will give…More
Topic: Boko Haram
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Ann McFeatters’ syndicated column regarding the kidnapping and enslavement of more than 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram certainly states the problem [“Evil must be confronted,” Opinion, May 14]. However, I don’t see her offering any solution. She informs us that “all 20 women U.S. senators demand to know why it was taking so…More
Thanks to syndicated columnist David Brooks for his insightful piece “The real Africa,” [Opinion, May 11] putting the Boko Haram kidnappings in the context of a changing continent, largely unknown in the U.S. He attributes our stereotyped images to our predominant information sources: nature documentaries, fundraising appeals and mission trips. To this list I would…More