[Black Lens] Still Waiting to Bring Back Our Girls, Big Sean Takes Philly
The Week in Photos: Demonstrators in Nigeria are demanding the return of kidnapped schoolgirls; Big Sean takes his megatour to Philadelphia
Bring Back Our Girls campaigners hold up banners during a protest calling on the government to rescue the remaining kidnapped girls of the government secondary school who were abducted almost three years ago, in Lagos, Nigeria Thursday, April. 13. AP / Sunday Alamba
Rapper Big Sean performs in concert during his “I Decided Tour” at The Fillmore on Wednesday, April 12, in Philadelphia. Photo: Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP
A woman stretches out her arms in prayer as she balances a stone on her head as a form of penance during a Good Friday ritual, in Ganthier, Haiti. April 14. AP / Dieu Nalio Chery
Yara Shahidi attends the “Black-ish” FYC event at the Television Academy on Wednesday, April 12 in Los Angeles. Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
Don Lemon attends The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media party in New York Thursday, April 13. Photo: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP
Singer/Songwriter George Clinton performs onstage at the 2017 SESAC Pop Awards on April 13 in New York. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for SESAC
Singer Jaheim performs onstage at the 2017 SESAC Pop Awards on April 13 in New York. Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for SESAC
Billy Dee Williams and George Lucas shake hands at Star Wars Celebration Day 1 on April 13 in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images
This week in Black photos, we managed to capture a demonstration recognizing that it’s been three years since the Boko Haram in Nigeria kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls, and most of them have not been returned. The Nigerian government has wrenched its hands over what to do, while the world waits for a solution.
Meanwhile, rap sensation Big Sean grabs the spotlight at The Fillmore in Philadelphia on his “I Decided” tour. The tour has been acclaimed by critics and has helped the lead single from his album “Bounce Back” to go certified double platinum.
It’s also Easter Weekend and on Good Friday, Thousands of Haitians flock to mount Calvaire Miracle, some with rocks balanced on their heads, as a show of penance in an annual ritual unique to the island’s culture.
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