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Ava DuVernay And Chance The Rapper Land On 'World's Greatest Leaders' List

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.24.2017 | Black Voices

Ava DuVernay is among the several black influencers who have been named on Fortune magazine’s annual “World’s Greatest Leaders” list. Now in i...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On 'Americanah' Winning One Book, One New York

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.16.2017 | Arts

New Yorkers have spoken, and they want to read Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 2013 novel about a young Nigerian woman, Ifemelu, who comes to...

Chimamanda's Transphobic Comments Show Why Feminists Needs To Center Humility

Erin Logan | Posted 03.13.2017 | Women
Erin Logan

Hello feminists of the Internet. I haven’t said anything about Chimamanda’s transphobic video because I try my hardest to not take up space in dis...

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Under Fire For Comments About Trans Women

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.11.2017 | Queer Voices

Feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has found herself at the center of a controversy over gender identity after comments she made about transgend...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says It's Not A Woman's Job To Be Likable

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.10.2017 | Women

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie doesn’t care how “likable” she is. In an interview with The Washington Post published on International Women’s Day, ...

Bookstore Will Hand Out Free Copies Of Feminist Bestseller On Inauguration Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.17.2017 | Arts

On the occasion of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, an Oregon bookstore is celebrating “new beginnings and new challenges” the best ...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Calls Out BBC For Trump Debate

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.28.2016 | Black Voices

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says she was “ambushed” during a news segment in which she was pitted against a staunch supporter of President-elect Dona...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Shuts Down White Dude On What Racism Is

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.14.2016 | Black Voices

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has no time for white men who want to redefine what racism is. The Nigerian feminist author appeared on BBC Newsnight on Frid...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Proves Feminist Can Rock Make-Up, Too

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.28.2016 | Black Voices

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is proving that being a feminist and loving make-up aren’t mutually exclusive. The acclaimed writer is the new face for Br...

'Americanah' Author Believes Ivanka Trump Secretly Opposes Her Father

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts

In July, a work of fiction imagining the dynamics of Melania Trump’s marriage and family, titled “The Arrangements,” appeared in The New York Ti...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche: 'A Feminist Is Who And What I Am'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie certainly has a way with words. On Sunday, the Nigerian feminist writer sat down with London’s Southbank Centre Seni...

Why Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Didn't Want To 'Perform Pregnancy'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents

During a recent interview with the Financial Times for their "Lunch with the FT" series, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie quietly confirmed the birth o...

Is This The Donald Trump Modernist Fiction We've Been Waiting For?

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts

In the literary field, there's been no shortage of Donald Trump material this election season -- of course, it's been in the form of erotic romance sp...

Am I an African?

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 06.02.2016 | Black Voices
Rutendo Nyamuda

Being of this land lies not in the color of your skin, the dialect you speak or your culture. It is an inner being.

The Danger of the Single Story Is Real in Our Education Debates Too

Erika Sanzi | Posted 05.06.2016 | Education
Erika Sanzi

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie warns of the "danger of the single story," and while she focuses most on how this impacts our ideas about c...

Why Single Women Should Not Worry About Intimidating Men

Whitney Caudill | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Whitney Caudill

According to Webster, the simple definition of intimidate is "to make (someone) afraid." But I never approach a man intending to cause him to fear. So to me being intimidated just seems like an excuse.

6 Artists on Black Identity

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Black Voices
Louisiana Channel

"Where am I in this story?" Watch artists such as Wangechi Mutu, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Chimamanda Adichie discuss how black people are (mis-)represented in today's society and culture.

A Book I Won't Be the Same After: Americanah

Carol Smaldino | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home
Carol Smaldino

This book has been like that for me. It has sort of turned everything topsy-turvy. I'm speaking for myself and for many white people who have no idea of what being black in America is like, even though we may think we do.

Gender Disparity: 5 Women Changing the Trajectory

Abesi Manyando | Posted 03.11.2017 | Women
Abesi Manyando

We have to do better in not just talking and writing about these issues but taking action, even small ways. Here are five women who are making a difference in the lives of many girls all over the world.

11 Literary Servants Tell Their Own Stories

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.04.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf The glamorous gowns and sparkling jewels might be the upstairs, but as anyone who's seen "Downton Abbey" can attest, th...

13 Powerful Books for Our Political Leaders

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.12.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

Written in the form of a powerful letter to his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on a series of revelatory experiences that helped him to understand America's racial history, its current inequalities, and his visions for the future.

14 Must-Read Books Set Under the African Sun

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf Plane tickets are expensive, but that's where the beauty of armchair adventuring comes in. If the lush African landscap...

10 Books About Women, Feminism and Work You Need to Read

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
Megan Dalla-Camina

So my current reading list is heavy on beautiful female energy, writers, stories and research. I hope something in here may inspire you, ignite your curiosity and fill your mind with all kinds of wonderful.

Every High School Sophomore In Sweden Got This Feminist Book

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.03.2015 | Home

Several Swedish organizations are so determined to achieve gender equality, they gave a copy of We Should All Be Feminists to every high school sophom...

Am I a Woman?

Bianca Hayes | Posted 10.21.2016 | College
Bianca Hayes

I am a pretty happy individual, but I am fatigued when facing the reality that although I am comfortable with myself, my womanhood will always be defined in relation to men.