Maudlyne Ihejirika


Maudlyne Ihejirika is an award-winning journalist who pens the Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Chronicles column, spotlighting Black and Brown communities, and author of Escape From Nigeria: A Memoir of Faith, Love and War, a tale of her family's survival of the brutal Nigerian-Biafran War (Africa World Press, 2016). A sought after speaker, including two university commencement speeches, she holds an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Saint Xavier University, and has appeared as a political analyst on CNN, PBS, FOX, ABC, and CBS TV, NPR Radio and more.

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