In this episode of Death and Numbers, part of a series for International Women’s Day, Amy Vidor and Caroline Barta talk about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
- Gift a copy of We Should All Be Feminists to all your friends!
- The entirety of Adichie’s TEDxEuston talk “Why we should all be feminists” is available here and her TEDGlobal talk “The danger of a single story” is available here.
- Read the full article “Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks Beauty, Femininity and Feminism” by Valeriya Safronova online at The New York Times (November 28, 2016).
- To learn more about Adichie, check out her website (a full bibliography of her works can be found here).
- Be sure to watch Beyoncé’s video “Flawless” where she samples Adichie’s speech, but also read the interview, “Ngozi Adichie: Beyoncé’s feminism isn’t my feminism” by Aimée Kiene in de Volkskrant
- The term intersectionality was first coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw in an article titled “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics” (The University of Chicago Legal Forum 140: 139-167, 1989)