Há poucos dias um novo amigo me mostrou um vídeo sobre Chimamanda Adichie, uma escritora nigeriana que falava para uma palestra sobre o efeito negativo de nos atermos a ÚMA ÚNICA HISTÓRIA, seja sobre uma pessoa, um país ou um continente. 374 more words
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by Adedoyin Jaiyesimi
I have been a professional writer for almost three years now and I have been a ‘normal’ writer all my life; well since I could write at least. 583 more words
If I had not grown up in Africa and if all I knew about Africa was from popular images, I too would think that Africa was a place of beautiful landscapes, beautiful animals, and incomprehensible people fighting senseless wars, dying of poverty and AIDS, unable to speak for themselves.
– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Today’s inspirational video is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s incredible commencement sppech at Wellesley College.
I’ve recently been introduced to Chimamanda and she’s an incredible woman. I will certainly be looking more into her work. 10 more words
Being a Nigerian woman who lives outside of Nigeria, trying to understand the complexities and diversity of Nigerian women’s experiences who live in the country is both easy and difficult. 1,089 more words