A war between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her student addresses “transphobic hordes” and cancel culture
Ardichie noted that youngsters are scared to voice out their opinions on twitter, “they read and re-read their tweets because they fear they will be attacked by their own.”
Sarah M. Broom, writer for the New York Times, released an article discussing the nonfiction book that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote to discuss the death of her father and the mourning that followed. In Adichie’s 30-section exploration Notes on Grief, she focuses on four particular days–one being the day where she sees her father on a Zoom call, tired but happen, and then three days after that, where her brother calls her so that she can see her father in his last moments. Broom cites one particular line from Adichie that best describes the limitations of expressing one’s grief through words: “You …
While it has been an eventful year, one scandal we can’t forget is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s seemingly continued support of transphobia.
Nigerian-born author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, won the Best Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2007 for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun. Now, thirteen years later, she has been voted by over 8,500 readers as the top winner amongst all of the twenty-five women to have received this prize over the past quarter century.