Chmamanda Ngozi Adichie Analysis

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Today’s society is messed up. The society in America is unregulated, and while it might help people, it only helps the few at the top. This structure leads to constant injustice. People who are lower on the ladder of social class feel this more than anyone else. These people include; people of color (POC), anyone in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + (LGBTQ+) community, women, those who are food and/or housing insecure, and many other groups. As these newer generations live, grow, and listen they will find that this is a perpetually happening and this injustice has yet to stop. This leads to issues in everyday life. People are getting tired of the inequality they experience every day. Some instances of this include police brutality and religious bias. These topics are extremely relevant in today’s world, and will continue to be publicly viewed until they are dealt with properly. Police brutality and religious bias are destroying societal values and alienating people.
American’s automatically separate people into “us” versus “them”. This is a constant issue that most are trying to fix. American’s recognize only one part of an individual before making a quick judgement. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses how single stories have affected her, and how she herself looks at people. She thinks back to her early childhood, “I wrote exactly the kinds of stories I was reading: All my characters were white and blue-eyed, they played in the snow, they ate apples, and they
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