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Watch Chimamanda Adichie Explain "What Americans Get Wrong about Africa" In This Animated Interview

Chimamanda Adichie talks stereotypes and African representation in an interview with The Atlantic.

When Chimamanda Adicihe speaks, you listen. It's just how life works.


She's long been vocal about the importance of challenging misconceptions about African life. In a new video for The Atlantic, she addresses these stereotypes directly, and stresses the importance of having "African realities" represented in children's stories.

African children deserve to see themselves reflected in the books they read. Watch as Adiche explains why, and more, in the short animated clip below.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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Kwesta Slams BMW South Africa’s Latest Advert For Using His Song Without Permission

Kwesta has called out BMW South Africa for blatantly using his song without his permission.