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“For me, inclusion means ‘make room for everybody.’” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reveals

In a new interview with Open Country, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about a wide range of issues, from her storytelling to her grief over the loss of her parents. And

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“Disagreeing Doesn’t Mean That One Wants To Deprive People Of Their Rights.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Elaborates On Her Views Amid Cancel Culture Debate

In Christiane Amanpour’s words, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an “important writer and thinker” whose views “people follow very closely”.  And in June, the Half of a Yellow Sun writer

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“It Is Obscene.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Pens Scathing Essay, Calling Out Her Detractors And The Cancel Culture

Following her BlackBox interview where she promised that she was “preparing a call-out speech where I’m going to name names of people who’ve told lies”, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written

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‘Grown-ish’ Tackles Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Among Black People

You may have come across them: all those behaviours that straight men say men are not supposed to have – such as properly wiping their ass after taking a dump,

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“I’m Looking At My Bag Of Fucks To Give And It’s So Empty Now.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is A Whole Mood In Her BlackBox Interview

Early last month, Bounce premiered the two-part interview of award-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. And it was an interview that led to all sorts of revelations about

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie questions lack of compassion in cancel culture as she backs JK Rowling

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, whose novel Half of a Yellow Sun has been hailed as the women’s prize ‘winner of winners’, has weighed in on the trans controversy surrounding JK Rowling.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Of President Buhari: “He Acts Like Engaging Nigerians Is Beneath Him.”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has described the government of Muhammadu Buhari as ineffectual and the president as someone who acts as though engaging with Nigerians is beneath him. She wrote this

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

Chimamanda Ngozi 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

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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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