CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE: THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY

“My hope is that a process of ‘re-storying’ of peoples who had been knocked silent by all kinds of dispossession will happen. My hope for the twenty-first century — is that this “re-storying” will continue and will eventually result in a balance of stories among the world’s peoples.”
Chinua Achebe

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The danger of telling a single story.

The danger of telling only one side of a story.

The danger of telling only what you, the presenter, wants your hearing and viewing audience to see.

The danger of hiding the truth in all its glory, all its pain, all its love, all its hate, all its striving, all its beauty.

The danger of a single story.

Truth.

So let it be stated.

So let it be written.

So let it be done.

 

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One response to “CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE: THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY

  1. Too beautiful poem, as beautiful as Chimamanda herself.

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