Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Name: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

5 Minute Interview: Quality of life in Kenya is better than in the US

Jacqueline Mwaura is revenue management at Tell-em Public Relations.I’m good at.......being practical, logical and clearheadedI’m very bad at.........corporate networking, something I am working on, but really trying to pull through.The last book I enjoyed ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lily Allen fake 'arrest': Why are British pop stars so vanilla?

As Lily Allen fakes her own arrest, Reni Eddo-Lodge explores the darker side of police brutality and asks where all the socially conscious pop stars have gone This morning pop singer While a privileged few can play pranks with the police, others die at ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Lily Allen, Arrests, Fake
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Put these great summer reads on your list

at 2:17 pmMary SchmichTribune MediaIt’s summertime and the summer reading lists are flowing. Here’s one more for your pile.Not all the books I’ve listed are new, but they’re books I’ve read and enjoyed in the past year.1) “The Burgess Boys” by Elizabeth ... [Published Osceola News Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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) - Jul 23 2014]
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 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 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 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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5 Minute Interview: Quality of life in Kenya is... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 4 hours ago]
All other things being equal... except they aren't [Published Pundit - 7 hours ago]
Tunesday: Modern Day Protest Songs [Published Daily Californian - 17 hours ago]
Lily Allen fake 'arrest': Why are British pop s... [Published Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
Blame Obama and U.S. evangelicals for the perse... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
28 Famous Men Who Prove You Don't Need To Be A ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
Controversial film 'Half of a Yellow Sun' debut... [Published Baltimore Times - Jul 25 2014]
Put these great summer reads on your list [Published Osceola News Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
‘Dear White People’: You Now Need At Least Two ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 23 2014]
Five minutes – I won Miss Teen NY 2007 Cities o... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 23 2014]
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]
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‘Dear White People’: You Now Need At Least Two ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 23 2014]
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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