On April 14, 2014 over two hundred school girls, between the
ages of 16 and 18, were abducted from a school in Nigeria by the
radical Islamist group called Boko Haram. These girls were
abducted in order to be sold as sex slaves and forced into
It was very disheartening to
hear this story on the news. It's unbelievable to think it even
possible for such a crime to be committed that anywhere in the
world. This situation in Nigeria is unacceptable!
When I saw the 1st Lady
Michelle Obama holding up the sign that read “Bring Our Girls
Back” as a show of support, I was inspired. Then I saw many
celebrities, Justin Timberlake, Ludacris and many other artists
holding up signs leading this campaign statement through social
media. I knew as an artist I had to join the movement and do it
in my way. I illustrated Plus Size Wonder Woman and Plus Size
Batgirl holding up the sign and speaking up against injustice.
This is a call to action for the world powers.