Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Quote

She is one of those black people who want to be the only black person in the room, so any other black person is an immediate threat to her.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

She is one of those black people who want to be the only black person in the room, so any other black person is an immediate threat to her.

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About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( (listen) CHIM-ah-MAHN-də əng-GOH-zee ə-DEE-chay; born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian writer whose works include novels, short stories and nonfiction. She was described in The Times Literary Supplement as "the most prominent" of a "procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [which] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature", particularly in her second home, the United States.
Adichie has written the novels Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck (2009), and the book-length essay We Should All Be Feminists (2014). Her most recent books are Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017), Zikora (2020) and Notes on Grief (2021).In 2008, she was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. She was the recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize in 2018. She was recognized as one of the BBC's 100 women of 2021.