10 Things to Know About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Whilst Beyonce’s fifth solo LP continues to blare through our office speakers, let’s take a closer look at the supporting players that help make this project complete. While close confidantes of King Bey make video cameos (Jay Z, Kelly Rowland, Solange, etc), it’s one voice that people can’t stop talking about.

The raucous “Flawless” is not only an ode to Beyonce’s Texas hometown, but a call to women everywhere to strip themselves of society’s expectations and embrace a feminist lifestyle. The combination of those angsty visuals and Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche’s words about gender in relation to marriage and a career not only make for a powerful message, but a desire to learn more about the women speaking them.

Flip the page to learn more about this female revolutionary.

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