exclusive interview: chimamanda (2)

This is the second installment with the celebrated Nigerian author Chimamanda. In the first installment she talked about her depression. In this second article she talks about (among other) about the issue of hair, original hair, artificial hair and self-esteem. 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

4 thoughts on “exclusive interview: chimamanda (2)

      1. The issues which she discusses are,the discrimination that Africans face at the hands of seemingly ignorant Americans, especially to do with hair and the way we educate ourselves. Like in her novels, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, she presents two sides of education in Africa, and she then lets the reader choose which one is preferable. In addition to that, she does make an interesting point about feminism in the African culture

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