Being saved from a single story

August 13, 2011 · 1 comment

in a world-expanding click

“That is how to create a single story: show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and over again, and that is what they become.”

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie beautifully explains that stereotypes are not so much untrue as they are incomplete.


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Lotta August 18, 2011 at 11:16 am

What a beautiful message. Bring on the multiple stories!

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