Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Name: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Five minutes – I won Miss Teen NY 2007 Cities of America pageant

I’m good at........entertaining children – only after I’ve had a meal and a good night’s rest.I’m very bad at........pretending I don’t want to dance at parties, I always end up on the dance floor.The last book I enjoyed reading is........Choose Yourself ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Seeking freedom of choice [Jordan Times, Amman :: ]

July 21--AmericanahChimamanda Ngozi AdichieLondon: Fourth Estate, 2014Pp. 477"Americanah" is the story of Ifemelu who leaves Nigeria for the United States to find better education and career opportunities, yet despite her success chooses in the end to ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Thandie Newton: 'I needed to play someone who doesn't fit a stereotype'

Thandie Newton, star of One Half of a Yellow Sun. Photograph: Linda Brownlee/Corbis Outline How did you get involved in Half of a Yellow Sun?My beloved, beloved film. It was a long bit of romancing – the director Biyi [Bandele] approached me years ago, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Yes, Women Can Be Both 'Informed and Fashionable'

Former deputy White House chief of staff for operations, Alyssa Mastromonaco wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post defending her decision to accept a contributing editor position at Marie Claire .Mastromonaco took to task the herd of babbling neanderthals ... [Published Jezebel - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Must reads for summer 2014

There are good and bad things about working in a library. The good: all of the great books that you discover and get to read. The bad: all of the great books that you don't have time to read. We all have excuses and these are mine: full-time work and ... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Half of a Yellow Sun's Urbane Outfitter

“I stumbled across 6,000 1960s pieces that had never been worn and still had their price tags about 18 months before I landed the script,” notes Jo Katsaras, the Emmy-nominated costume designer responsible for the richly-hued wardrobe seen in today’s ... [Published NOWNESS - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

I can do all manners of seduction with sanity — Sandra Bassey

Sandra Bassey, former Miss Niger Delta (Symbol of Talent 2012) is a beauty to behold. Recently, she debuted in Nollywood featuring in the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s bestselling novel, Half of a Yellow Sun. In this interview with Showtime ... [Published African Entertainer - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

A meeting of like-minds in Uganda

There seems to be a wave of rising African storytellers in the fiction genre. Names such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo are known all around the world for their current storytelling through fiction. But there is a genre that many haven’t ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, Half Of A Yellow Sun Approved!

Finally, what looked like an ending screening, has ended. Now, Half Of A Yellow Sun can proceed to be viewed in the Nigerian cinema houses.The goodnews was announced first by Channels TV presenter Mayowa Ogundele via her Twitter page, revealing that the ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

African writers with an international bent ; As publishing becomes more cosmopolitan, new stars are emerging

FELICIA R LEEInternational New York Times07-02-2014African writers with an international bent ; As publishing becomes more cosmopolitan, new stars are emergingByline: FELICIA R LEESection: BooksType: NewsNovelists with ties to Africa are gaining prominence ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Change Begins by Listening

-  7/2/14Creating an open dialogue is the first step to breaking down the limitations of gender roles.I’ve noticed an appalling tendency in online commentary to minimize and redirect women’s concerns.Take the case of Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who ... [Published Diversity Executive - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie profiled by NY Times as a New Wave African Writer

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been profiled by the New York Times as one of the New Wave African Writers With an Internationalist Bent.The Nigerian author has written widely acclaimed novels including Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and most recently ... [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 01 2014]

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‘Dear White People’: You Now Need At Least Two ... [Published Think Progress - 12 hours ago]
Five minutes – I won Miss Teen NY 2007 Cities o... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 19 hours ago]
Fate Of A Misguided Scholar 2 [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 23 2014]
The Great English Novel is dead. Long live the ... [Published New Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
Fate Of A Misguided Scholar 1 [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 22 2014]
Women & Children First starts fresh chapter wit... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
Seeking freedom of choice [Jordan Times, Amman ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 21 2014]
Community and Consensus: My hope for Anambra state [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 20 2014]
Thandie Newton: 'I needed to play someone who d... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
Thandie Newton: stereotype adverse [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
Yes, Women Can Be Both 'Informed and Fashionable' [Published Jezebel - Jul 19 2014]
Must reads for summer 2014 [Published HeraldNet - Jul 18 2014]
Students turn film-making passion into success [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 17 2014]
Kenya's Okwiri wins but Nigeria still tops Cain... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 17 2014]
Half of a Yellow Sun's Urbane Outfitter [Published NOWNESS - Jul 17 2014]
I can do all manners of seduction with sanity —... [Published African Entertainer - Jul 16 2014]
SURVIVORS OF 'BIAFRA WAR' RENEW PUSH FOR REPARA... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 15 2014]
The instant baristas [Published Stylist Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
Put these great summer reads on your list [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 13 2014]
Will ‘Durban’ make another directorial debut wi... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 12 2014]
So You Think You Can Dance Top 20 [Published Examiner.com - Jul 11 2014]
Half of a Yellow Sun Sees Light of Day, Finally [Published This Day Online - Jul 11 2014]
Why Don't More People Call Themselves Feminists? [Published Cosmopolitan - Jul 09 2014]
'Inspiring Global Leadership': Afro-American Cu... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 09 2014]
Global Showbiz Briefs: Nigerian Censor OKs ‘Hal... [Published Deadline.com - Jul 09 2014]
Half of a Yellow Sun: A Black African Movie for... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 09 2014]
A meeting of like-minds in Uganda [Published Tanzania Citizen - Jul 08 2014]
American Diplomats Highlight U.S./Nigeria Ties [Published PM News Nigeria - Jul 07 2014]
The feminist writer's dilemma: how to write abo... [Published New Statesman - Jul 06 2014]
News from Ardrossan Library [Published Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald - Jul 06 2014]
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‘Dear White People’: You Now Need At Least Two ... [Published Think Progress - 12 hours ago]
Brandon Bell, a cast member in “Dear White People,” at a screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival. CREDIT: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP THIS JUST IN: “Dear white people: the minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has just been ...
Half of a Yellow Sun: A Black African Movie for... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 09 2014]
Half of a Yellow Sun: A Black African Movie for the Hollywood Ageby Charles Mudede Half of a Yellow Sun, a movie based on a best-selling novel of the same name by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, just might be the first African romance/historical ...
Kool A.D.'s Bizarre Pop-Culture Carnival [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 30 2014]
A lot of musicians can't run fast enough from their first big hit. Led Zeppelin wouldn't play "Stairway to Heaven." Madonna hates "Like a Virgin." And if you ask Radiohead to play "Creep," Thom Yorke might tell you to fuck off (if he deigns to respond). ...
Aaron Swartz Documentary Steers Clear of Suicid... [Published TIME.com - Jun 28 2014]
The Internet’s Own Boy is a new documentary out Friday with a controversial premise: It theorizes that laws designed to protect us online — and those who pen, pass and implement them — are not only failing to keep us safe, but they may have the power ...
Race or Class? The Future of Affirmative Action... [Published TAPPED - Jun 23 2014]
Chief Justice John Roberts says that “the way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.” In university admissions, this means becoming “colorblind,” taking no affirmative action to favor African Americans. ...
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The Audio Book Club Reads Americanah [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 06 2014]
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