What Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Gets Wrong About Blackness and Nigeria

She has often said she became Black in the United States, but what does this really mean?

Kovie Biakolo
ZORA

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InIn a recent interview about identity and feminism with the Economist, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie remarked on how she began to identify as Black only when she came to the United States…

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Kovie Biakolo
ZORA

Culture writer and multiculturalism scholar. Find my best stuff here: www.koviebiakolo.com