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Notable Africans Who Lent Their Voices to Women’s March On Washington

Mark Babatunde January 25, 2017 at 11:00 am

January 25, 2017 at 11:00 am | News

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie at the Women's March on Washington. Photo Credit: Linda Ikeji

Chimamanda Adichie at the Women’s March on Washington. Photo credit: Linda Ikeji

Internationally acclaimed Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of the many thousands of women who, fearing their rights and freedom under threat from a Trump Administration, took to the streets to proclaim there was no room for a dictator in American politics.

In the wake of Trump’s victory at the polls, Adichie described him in an article in the New Yorker as “an unstable, stubbornly uninformed, authoritarian demagogue,” adding, “that here are people living in visceral fear, people anxiously trying to discern policy from bluster, and people kowtowing as though to a new king.”

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