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The Danger of a Single Story – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I have to admit to a mixed impression of TED Talks. Some of them seem more flash than substance. But then there are talks like this one, which is at once funny, real and moving.  218 more words

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Purple Hibiscus

Purple Hibiscus has been on my to-read list for a while, I’m here to tell you that I’ve finally read it.

Before I carry on, I should warn you that this is more of a spoiler-filled post of my favourite things about the book, rather than a review. 534 more words

Otherizing through a single story

A few months ago, I found myself sitting in front of my MacBook, mesmerized by Chimamanda Adichie‘s inspiring TED Talk, The Danger of a Single Story. 284 more words


What we're reading this week: Chimamanda Adichie, Ethiopia's collapsed landfill, Morocco's new Prime Minister, and more

We apologize that this week’s round-up of reads is publishing so late. It’s hard to shake Spring Break and get back to reality.

To weather the recent cold (hahahaha), I’ve been listening to the live recording of Congolese music we played in our… 352 more words


Heavy-chested: High-Passion, Low-Logic Politics

Recently, a friend and I were having a conversation about politics….kinda’. The discussion was more about the ways that what our parents called the civil rights movement has started to sprout branches and become what we call the “social justice movement” complete with its own “warriors.” 811 more words

Ep11. Insights from the African Women's Leadership Conference

We go long in this week’s episode, when we feature excerpts from a fireside chat held during last month’s African Women’s Leadership Conference at Smith College. 193 more words


Fortune magazine ranks Chimamanda Adichie among 50 greatest world leaders

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking.

The ‘Half of a yellow sun’ writer was ranked at number 42 on the list with Chicago Cubs baseball team president Theo Epstein at number one. 180 more words