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Five Powerful Opinions Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Expressed On The Daily Show Interview

As with her interview with Hillary Clinton, when I finally watched Chimamanda’s Daily Show interview with Trevor Noah, I found it very delightful. Interesting, funny even, and very, very illuminating. Say what you will about Chimamanda Adichie, but she’s not wasteful with her opinions. And the world she aspires for ...

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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 French people that you have to ask me that question,” she responded. The audience erupted in applause as the incredulous ...

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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 4 news earlier this month, Adichie was asked if “trans women are women,” and responded: “…trans women are trans women.” ...

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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 I have been the subject of much hostility for standing up for LGBTQ rights in Nigeria, I found myself being ...

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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 viewed in the clip below, recently went viral. Speaking earlier this week with the U.K.’s Channel 4, Adichie, who is ...

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Previously on Facebook: On Chimamanda Adichie’s Comments On Racism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has no time for white men who want to redefine what racism is. The feminist author appeared on BBC Newsnight on Friday with R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., founder and editor-in-chief of the conservative magazine The American Spectator. Discussing Donald Trump’s campaign, Tyrell argued with host Emily Maitlis’ ...

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Op-ed: Beyoncé Is My Type of Feminist

Originally published on essence.com As a Black woman, a Texan, and an admitted pop culture junkie, I am a huge Beyoncé fan. As an avid reader and author, I am also a fan of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, whose tour de force, Americanah, is one of my favorite novels of the ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Writes: DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS

Most of us here will raise daughters someday, and when you do, it is imperative, for the good of a world that treats both men and women right and equally, to read this brilliant piece by Chimamanda Adichie and as much as possible, imbibe them in parenting. In a Facebook ...

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‘Chimamanda Adichie’s feminism is definitely not mine.’ – Ladan Osman

Recently, writer cum feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently caused a furor with her remarks on Beyoncé Knowles and feminism. In an interview with de Volkskrant, Adichie said: “In the first place: of course Beyoncé asked permission to use my texts, and I did give her permission. I think she’s lovely ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Speaks As Well As She Writes, Maybe Better

Originally published on scroll.in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is known for her work with the written word. She has published a book of poems, a play, and non-fiction, but she is best known for her novels Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half Of A Yellow Sun (2006), Americanah (2013) and her collection of ...

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