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Glenna Gordon’s Diagram of the Heart

April 19, 2016

By Sarah Coleman


A diagram of a heart drawn on the outside of a school in Kano, Northern Nigeria, 2014. 

When Northern Nigeria makes the news these days, it’s usually because of the radical Islamic group Boko Haram. Since its founding in 2002, Boko Haram (whose name means “Western education is forbidden”) has waged a campaign of terror, killing and displacing thousands. In 2014, in its most notorious act, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, inspiring...

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