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Author Isha Sesay on the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaign, Five Years Later

Larry Wilmore is joined by his daughter to discuss her interest in languages before sitting down with journalist Isha Sesay

Global Citizen Week: The Spirit Of A Movement Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen

Larry Wilmore is first is joined by his daughter, Lauren Wilmore, to talk about her fascination with different languages (1:00). Then he sits down with journalist Isha Sesay to talk about her new book, Beneath the Tamarind Tree, on the 2014 kidnapping of schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram (25:43). Sesay talks about why she was drawn to the story (35:05), the social media campaign that followed the kidnapping (49:02), and where the girls are now, five years later (64:54).

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