Ms Representation: The danger of a single story

In 2009, the famous Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, spoke about the ‘danger of a single story’. Her evocative TED talk poignantly illustrates that hearing a unilateral story about a place or a people could only create stereotypes. It isn’t that stereotypes are always untrue, she says, but they are woefully incomplete. They rob people of their vibrancy, stealing them of alternative identities they possess.

Read the full column at:

https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/columns/2019/sep/17/ms-representation-the-danger-of-a-single-story-14330.html

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