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TedTalk: Chimamanda Adichie and the Danger of the Single Story

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

“It’s not that stereotypes are untrue. It’s that they are incomplete.”

Author Chimamanda Adichie gives an eloquent, moving talk about the importance of stories and literature, and reminds us that every life and culture is composed of layers of overlapping stories. Approximately 20 minutes long, and well worth every minute.

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