5 Powerful Quotes from Chimamanda Adichie’s :THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY: the world need to revisit

Stories matter. Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people, but stories can also repair that broken dignity….When we reject the single story, when we realize that there is never a single story about any place, we regain a kind of paradise.”

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“Show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and over again and that is what they become

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“The consequence of the single story is that it robs people of dignity. It makes our recognition of our equal humanity difficult and it emphasizes that we are different rather than how we are similar.”

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“The single story creates stereotype and the problem with stereotype is not that they are untrue but that they are incomplete, they make one story become the only story

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“When we reject the single story, when we realize that there is never a single story about any place, we regain a kind of paradise

– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


watch The Danger of a Single Story video here

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian novelist and short story writer. She has been called “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [that] is succeeding … Wikipedia
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