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Bring Back Our Girls Rally Hits New York City

Protesters holding a sign at the rally to Bring Back Our Girls, the nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Hiram Photo Credit: Kizzy Cox/What's The 411 Networks Protesters holding a sign at the rally to Bring Back Our Girls, the nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Hiram

Thousands of people converged on Union Square Park in New York City on May 3, 2014, for the rally called, Rock a Crown for #234, to protest the abduction of 234 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Nigerian Islamic militant group, Boko Haram.

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Protestors at the Rock A Crown for 234 rally in New York City's Union Square Park. Photo Credit: Kizzy Cox/What's The 411 Networks

Gugulethu Mlambo told What's The 411TV host and veteran reporter, Kizzy Cox, that she had planned to attend brunch in Manhattan with friends. However, when Mlambo heard the news about the abducted school girls in Nigeria, she decided that what she needed to do was take action.

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Gugulethu Mlambo, organizer of RockACrown #234 Rally to bring attention to the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria. Photo Credit: Kizzy Cox/What's The 411 Networks

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