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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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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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A LOOK AT ALL THE WAYS 2016 GAVE US LIFE

The Headies drama between music stars Olamide and Don Jazzy on the very first day of 2016 had to be the sign that we were going to be in for

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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

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Quick Question: Where Does Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Come From?

This is an urgent question. We, the Association of People Concerned With The Origins of Celebrities (APCWITOC), would like to know as part of our current research purposes, where Chimamanda

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