• Friday Five

    Friday Five

    Welcome to the grand premiere of the Friday Five! Each Friday, I’ll be choosing five important news stories that you should be aware of, with a particular focus on international stories that may not be “front-page news” in American media outlets. I’ll also include links where you can read more about these issues.  #EndSARS: Police Shoot Peaceful Protestors in Nigeria On Tuesday, October 20th, the Nigerian Army opened fire on a crowd of peaceful protestors in Lagos, Nigeria, killing an unknown number of people. Eyewitnesses that spoke to the BBC estimated that as many as 20 people were shot and killed at the Lekki toll gate around 7:00pm. Multiple reports…