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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


The number one reason to study abroad – and some updates.

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


She Who Inspires

I hardly ever do general life updates on this blog, because “it’s all about the art”…Well actually, I just don’t feel the need to bore everyone with the mundane happenings of my life. 551 more words

Announcing New Blog Project: ReDEFINING (and Call for Submissions)


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


Discovering Your Voice In Other People

Cast Interview: 10/14.

Mark your calendar and bookmark http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/ 

After writing short stories and novels for years and years, I’ve made the transition into audio. 522 more words

Adventures With Humans

the single story

Show a people as one thing, and as only one thing. Over and over again and that is what they become. -Chimamanda Adichie

The narrative each person…

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