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Chimamanda Adichie: "I Find This ‘Baby Bump’ Thing Very Irritating"

At a time when it has become a trend for celebrities to flaunt their pregnancies online, award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie, has said that pregnancy is a sacred state that a woman ought to be discreet about. 313 more words


You in America by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

You believed that everybody in America had a car and a gun. Your uncles and aunts and cousins believed it too. Right after you won the American visa lottery, they told you, 3,775 more words


Mulheres Guerreias 02 | Chimamanda Adichie

O segundo vídeo da série #MulheresGuerreiras fala sobre uma das maiores escritoras da África, a feminista nigeriana Chimamanda Adichie. Confira e compartilhe.


My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I hate having an accent. I hate it when people ask me to repeat things sometimes and I can hear them laughing inside because I am not American. 3,238 more words


Kissing up to Kiss Daniel - A review of Mama

The adulation and objectification of Women (aka Shorty, Ukwu, Waist, Ada, Mama, Baby, Bebe) in the hip-hop industry, is a daily subject that masculates the musicality of the masculine artists in this genre. 797 more words

Hair by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The mother cried every day.

The father had signed the agreement one afternoon after drinking a whole carton of Guinness at the club, after his friend Lugardson proposed a game of cards and wrote out the agreement that said whoever won would take over the other’s property and added that it was a joke of course and not at all legal. 426 more words


The Danger of a Single Story

Reference: You May Be Right

The ASC (anti scientology community) leadership hunkered into their bunker to re-strategize after reading the above-referenced post. Apparently, my allusion to the inherent liability of adopting a single narrative in lock-step fashion was taken as a threat to their anti-scientology story-telling cottage industry.   75 more words