Saturday, October 13, 2007


Award-winning Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke on the Biafra War during a recent panel discussion. The Nigerian civil war (Biafra) that lasted between 1960 to 1970 was a product of tension between the three ethnic groups in Nigeria- Igbo, Hausa, and Yoruba. Biafra is apart of Nigeria's history so in the interview Chimamanda discusses whether or not it should be forgotten.

Youtube user newdawnvideos also focuses on many hard-hitting topics within the African community.

On a lighter tip, Chimamanda also empathizes on the importance of teaching African culture to the younger generation at a recent Harvard University conference.

There the London based writer talked about how Chinua Achebe's novels particulary "Things Fall Apart" shaped her literary writing.

[feels good 2 b home]

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