Archive | January 2015

Week 3| WWN Reflections by @JulietKego: Celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Revisiting the Power of Strategic Intention to Effect Change.

“Every man of humane convictions must decide on the protest that best suits his convictions, but we must all protest. Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism.” ~Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Are you fighting for a cause? Do you want to effect change or transformation in your community?

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Week 2| WWN Reflections by @JulietKego: Boko Haram and the Danger of Apathy.

I am Baga Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido

#IamBaga #ALLLivesMatter #Pray4Nigeria #Pray4Baga

“Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human.” ~Helen Keller

We hear of and are horrified by beheadings carried out by ISIS. Well, a couple of years back, in 1995 to be exact, we all watched in horror, albeit passively, as an Igbo man was beheaded in the city of Kano, Northern Nigeria!

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Week 1| WWN Reflections by @JulietKego: Je Suis Charlie? Let’s Explore the Narrative Beyond the Harsh-tag!

Nelson Mandela Quote about no one is born hatingWWN Reflection 01.08.2015: The recent events in France bring to light the need not only to stand up and unite against terrorism and violence, BUT also a more important conversation about the UNIVERSAL concepts of respect and tolerance for all diverse cultures, religions, political and belief systems. Do I believe in the right to freedom of speech? Yes! Yes! Yes!

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