“I don’t intend to make a statement with my hair but I do:” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu

 

Photo: Independent UK
Photo: Independent UK

Award winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was in the UK recently and appeared on Channel 4 News. Adichie speaks to news anchor, Jon Snow about her new book; Americanah and why it mirrors some of the central issues of her own life; race, immigration and the power of hair.

“Nigeria is home for me, Nigeria is what I care about, but I also like that I can leave Nigeria,” she said.

Adichie’s  Orange prize winning novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is set for release as a motion picture later this year.

Watch the interesting interview here:

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