Tag "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie"

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “You Do Not Become A Saint By Being Oppressed.”

“To be a member of an oppressed group does not mean you’re sanctified. If you’re part of an oppressed group, then you’re just that – oppressed. You do not become

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Chimamanda Adichie’s epic clapback when asked if Nigeria has bookshops

Chimamanda Adichie was asked during an interview in France if there were any bookshops in her country — and her clapback was epic. “I think it reflects very poorly on

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie refuses to apologise for trans women comments

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has said she has nothing to apologise for over her remarks about trans women, and that she has always thought trans women are women. Speaking on Channel

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Clarifies

On her Facebook page this morning, Chimamanda attempted a clarification of her remarks that set off a controversy on transgender issues over the weekend. Read and share your thought: Because

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Draws Heat For Her Comments About Trans Women

Feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has found herself at the center of a controversy over gender identity after comments she made about transgender women during an interview, which can be

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Writes About How To Raise A Daughter

Most of us here will raise daughters someday, whether in heterosexual marriages or homosexual unions. When you do, it is imperative, for the good of a world that treats both

Fiction 39 Comments

APOLLO, A Story By Chimamanda Adichie

This piece of fiction, penned by acclaimed writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, was originally published on The New Yorker. A friend of mine read it and passed me the link with

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‘That One Person Out Of Ten Makes It Worth It.’ Chimamanda Adichie Defends Her Pro-Gay Stance

Nigeria’s most critically acclaimed author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie penned her bestselling book, Americanah, and centered it on love, race and black hair. Over the past few months, she has been