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TED: The Danger of a Single Story

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Novelist
TED conference

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages. Ms. Adichie has been invited to speak around the world. Her 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of A Single Story, is now one of the most-viewed TED Talks of all time.

Video description

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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Additional information

When: 08/03/2020 - 11:40am
Duration: 19:16
Language: English