On the first day of formal classes, we watched Chimamanda Adichie’s TED Talk titled “The Danger of a Single Story” about how often we receive one narrative or one image of a place, person, event, culture, and how detrimental it is when we believe it’s the only one. 626 more words
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African Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie has been nominated for Forbes Africa’s 2014 Person of the Year award.
The other Nigerians included in the five persons shortlist include, the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, and Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Arunma Oteh. 123 more words
Reine Azzi Posted on October 14, 2014
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A little over a year ago, an Indian-American woman took home the Miss America title for the first time ever. No sooner than the crown landed on her head, people took to Twitter to criticize the pageant for choosing a person of color to be a representation of beauty, intelligence, and what it means to be an American. 683 more words