Inside Stolen Innocence: Your Daughters Are Our Daughters

Learn more about the panelists featured in the BET special.

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#OurDaughters - Learn more about the moderators and panelists who will be leading the town hall discussion Stolen Innocence: Your Daughters Are Our Daughters, about the kidnapping of the nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, airing on BET Friday, May 23 at 7 p.m. ET/PT and Saturday, May 24 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Centric. (Photo: BET)

Marc Lamont Hill - BET News moderator Marc Lamont Hill interacts with audience members during the town hall meeting focused on human trafficking worldwide.   (Photo: BET)

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Marc Lamont Hill - BET News moderator Marc Lamont Hill interacts with audience members during the town hall meeting focused on human trafficking worldwide. (Photo: BET)

Lola Ogunnaike - Journalist Lola Ogunnaike moderates the one-hour community town hall forum. Ogunnaike, who is Nigerian-American, is the host of Arise Entertainment 360.   (Photo: BET)

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Lola Ogunnaike - Journalist Lola Ogunnaike moderates the one-hour community town hall forum. Ogunnaike, who is Nigerian-American, is the host of Arise Entertainment 360.  (Photo: BET)

Tasha Smith - During the hour-long special, actress and activist Tasha Smith, a panelist, opens up about her own experiences in human trafficking.  (Photo: BET)

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Tasha Smith - During the hour-long special, actress and activist Tasha Smith, a panelist, opens up about her own experiences in human trafficking.  (Photo: BET)

Nicole Ari Parker  - Actress and activist Nicole Ari Parker spoke out on behalf of #ourdaughters. She and her husband, Boris Kodjoe, are founders of Sophie's Voice Foundation, which supports global health and wellness initiatives in multicultural communities. (Photo: BET)

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Nicole Ari Parker  - Actress and activist Nicole Ari Parker spoke out on behalf of #ourdaughters. She and her husband, Boris Kodjoe, are founders of Sophie's Voice Foundation, which supports global health and wellness initiatives in multicultural communities. (Photo: BET)

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Emelia Orubele - Emelia Orubele, who is featured on the panel, is the president and CEO of American-Nigerian International Chamber of Commerce. She is also the President/CEO of SurgiMed Suppliers, Inc., and the President/CEO of CNU Medical Institute. (Photo: BET)

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Emelia Orubele - Emelia Orubele, who is featured on the panel, is the president and CEO of American-Nigerian International Chamber of Commerce. She is also the President/CEO of SurgiMed Suppliers, Inc., and the President/CEO of CNU Medical Institute. (Photo: BET)

Ony Nwaohuocha - Attorney and journalist Ony Nwaohuocha was also part of the discussion. She is the founder of OnyLaw, a practice that helps social entrpreneurs make an impact in Africa with their businesses and non-profits.  (Photo: BET)

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Ony Nwaohuocha - Attorney and journalist Ony Nwaohuocha was also part of the discussion. She is the founder of OnyLaw, a practice that helps social entrpreneurs make an impact in Africa with their businesses and non-profits.  (Photo: BET)

Leah Albright-Byrd - The founder of Bridget's Dream, Leah Albright-Byrd, shared her own experiences of surviving sexual exploitation. Byrd founded Bridget's Dream in 2011 after her friend, who was a victim of human trafficking, was murdered.  (Photo: BET)

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Leah Albright-Byrd - The founder of Bridget's Dream, Leah Albright-Byrd, shared her own experiences of surviving sexual exploitation. Byrd founded Bridget's Dream in 2011 after her friend, who was a victim of human trafficking, was murdered.  (Photo: BET)

Temeka Weatherly - Temeka Weatherly is a director at Wellspring Living, an organization that confronts the issue of childhood abuse and exploitation.   (Photo: BET)

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Temeka Weatherly - Temeka Weatherly is a director at Wellspring Living, an organization that confronts the issue of childhood abuse and exploitation.   (Photo: BET)

Omoyele Sowore - Journalist Omoyele Sowore participated in the town hall. He is the founder of Sahara Reporters, a news agency that allows citizens to report on events in real-time in Africa.  (Photo: BET)

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Omoyele Sowore - Journalist Omoyele Sowore participated in the town hall. He is the founder of Sahara Reporters, a news agency that allows citizens to report on events in real-time in Africa.  (Photo: BET)