The danger of a single story

Single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

This video is 9 years old but the message that she delivers is timeless and very apt.

SOURCE: TED via YouTube


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