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The Danger of a Single Story

I was introduced to the concept of the danger of a single story through a podcast shown in my family theories class.  The speaker is Chimamanda Adichie whom I had never heard of before watching this video.   352 more words

Thoughts

Why Biyi Bandele's Adaptation of Half of A Yellow Sun failed

Okay, so Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of A Yellow Sun was received by the reading public with roaring applause. Adichie made the circuits, garnering the buzz that every published writer craves. 2,148 more words

Cycle of shame

Having been unattached romantically to anyone for some time, I have now begun the process of “looking”. What that really means is that I am very timidly tip toeing into the dating world. 738 more words

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

News

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

India

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

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