Alicia Keys headlines protest for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

Grammy Award winning singer Alicia Keys headlined a protest in Manhattan in support of the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria. (WABC)

Grammy Award winning singer Alicia Keys headlined a protest in Manhattan in support of the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria.

Keys and others demonstrated outside the Nigerian consulate on the East Side.

They wanted to remind people about the hundreds of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Militants.

It's been six months since the girls were abducted and they're still missing.

"These girls, they represent all the girls that are kept from education, they represent all the girls that are viewed as property, they represent all the girls that rape and violence is used as a weapon of war against and it's just outrageous," Keys said.

Keys is pregnant with her second child.

She felt moved by motherhood to speak out for the missing girls.

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