TED Talk: The Danger of a Single Story – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

In my previous post featuring Viola Davis on Oprah, I touched on the subject of a lack of representation in media and mentioned its negative effects. Thanks to Brene’s blog, I came across a TED Talk that beautifully explains this concept, and I think the title does a great job by itself: the danger of a single story. Chimamanda Adichie discusses a single story in the context of literature and news, but there is a broader context of movies, TV, friends, etc. One of the values I hold very dear is that of diversity, and I think this video eloquently explains how that can be so important.

http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html

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