Day: February 4, 2020

TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN ON NIGERIA IS A CHEAP AND CYNICAL PLOY THAT WILL HURT BOTH COUNTRIES

SAM HILL

President Trump announced an extension of the controversial “travel ban” to six additional countries, including Nigeria. It isn’t really a ban on travel but rather a tightening of admissions for immigrants. The stated rationale is national security. It’s a flimsy excuse and a dumb idea.

There’s scant evidence Nigeria poses a security risk to the U.S. “This is a big mistake. Why would Nigeria be on the list? It doesn’t have a history of terrorism against the U.S.

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Fast facts about Nigeria and its immigrants as U.S. travel ban expands

BY JOHN GRAMLICH

President Donald Trump has added Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, to a list of countries whose residents face restrictions on travel into the United States. With the new policy set to take effect on Feb. 22, here are some fast facts about Nigeria and its immigrants in the U.S., based on previously published Pew Research Center studies.

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Meet The Gorgeous Model Embracing Her Beautiful Dark Skin And Refusing To Bleach

By Timothy Ndoro

Photos: Nyakim Gatwech/Instagram

At a time when skin bleaching is rising in popularity among black women who favour lighter skin tones, one woman is going against the tide and embracing her gorgeous dark skin. Sudanese-American fashion model Nyakim Gatwech is known primarily for her melanin-rich skin which has earned her the moniker, the “Queen of Dark”.

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