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Messages, Misogyny and Nigerian Entertainment: Part 1

Chimamanda Adichie once said that feminism is not a cloak that she puts on and takes off as the circumstances suit. I’m afraid that when it comes to enjoying Nigerian entertainment, whether its comedy, films, music, or blogs, I often have to take that cloak right off, put it aside and cover it with another cloak, for good measure.One thing I hear a lot, in response to Nigerian feminism, is why do they have to be so angry, rude, unpleasant? 1,000 more words

Feminism

In Memory of Biafra

With the recent call of northern youths to Igbos living in the North to vacate and return to the east, I cannot help but remember the sad history of the Biafran war and the wanton loss of lives and properties which followed. 628 more words

Africa

The danger of a single story

This post was inspired by a fantastic talk of the same name by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, which I will embed below for your viewing pleasure. 1,096 more words

En el YoSoY

– Pero si en Nicaragua no es así, hay que ver a la Primera Dama todo el poder y respeto que tiene, en la Asamblea está estipulado que tienen que haber la misma cantidad de diputados hombres a como hay mujeres, en la Corte muchos de los trabajadores son mujeres, está la ley que establece que las mujeres y los hombres tienen que ganar lo mismo por los mismos trabajos, además que no podemos olvidar que somos uno de los países que ha tenido una presidenta mujer. 2,897 more words

Español

Thank God for girls

That’s a song by Weezer. Thank God for girls. I just played it on the radio while doing my show, and something else popped up on YouTube for me to watch. 629 more words

Life

Ndi ifemelu

Ndi ifemelu (pronounced n-de-e-ph-me-lu) is a composition of two Igbo words that loosely translates as “ndi – a group of people, ifemelu – something happened to”. 1,207 more words

Reflections

Woman Crush Wednesday #02: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!

Our #wcw for today goes to the beautiful and very talented writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer of novels, short stories, and nonfiction,Who grew up in Nigeria. 195 more words

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