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📻For the past #TwentyDays @RadioHumberside has broadcast episodes of our #AmyJohnson audio diary every afternoon and has placed them online so you can listen again any time you like, via @BBCSounds…
📻The #TwentyDays team has been interviewed live on air for the @RadioHumberside breakfast show with @Piekos, done the Culture Show with @JoeHakim_ twice (disclaimer, this isn't the team, it's Amy Johnson's actual Hull fam, hearing she'd arrived in Oz), and been on @KCFM_radio. Image
📺 The #AmyJohnson #TwentyDays crew has been on TV, appearing on @looknorthBBC twice... with @daveedwards10 reporting on 5 May - the day Amy took off from Croydon Airport, England, 90 years ago - and @AnneMarieTasker reporting on 24 May - the day Amy landed in Darwin, Australia. Image
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Two pivotal events happened in ALAIGBO, 20 years apart on the SAME day -November 18:

#IvaValleyMassacre [1949; Enugu] and #AbaWomensWar [1929; Started in Oloko/Aba area/Owerri province, and spread to Calabar province and other areas]

1/ A Thread on 1929:…
2/ #NwanyiBuIfe #AbaWomensWar1929 #WomensWar90

"A two-month rebellion waged by local market women from the Igbo tribe of southeastern Nigeria against the excessive powers of the British government and its warrant chiefs at the height of colonialism."…
3/ "The Women’s War of 1929 holds an iconic place in the history of the Igbo and Ibibio people of South Eastern Nigeria. It has been a focal point for gender studies, nationalism, resistance, and cultural anthropology..."
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