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Purple Hibiscus

“The educated ones leave, the ones with the potential to right the wrongs. They leave the weak behind. The tyrants continue to reign because the weak cannot resist. 401 more words

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When You Are Writing, You Are God & Other Lessons | A Farafina Workshop Memoir

When you are writing, you are God.
—Aslak Sira Myhre

June 21 – Day One

“Tell us one thing you like and one thing you dislike?” she said. 2,177 more words

Chimamanda Adichie Celebrates Her 39th Birthday Today

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie born 15 September 1977, is a Nigerian novelist, nonfiction writer and short story writer. A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Adichie has been called “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature”.

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Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie listed among world’s best dressed individuals

​Renowned Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie has been ranked alongside President of the United States, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle and some of the most popular faces in the world as Vanity Fair ‘s ‘International Best-Dressed’. 50 more words

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7 Best Ever TED Talks

Originally appeared here at child mags blog

Melissa Cowan brings you her 7 fave TED talks and tells you what she learnt from them.

I’ve gone down a TED black hole many a time, where I start listening to a talk about space and end up on the life of bees. 854 more words

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31. We should all be Feminists 

This sneaky little volume has crept into a very quiet month of reading. I’m afraid I have abandoned Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth… 651 more words

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The Africa We Are Choosing Not To Talk About

“No, I didn’t live in poverty, my house back home is way better than yours,” is an actual response I directed to my third grade classmate fourteen years ago. 883 more words

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