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“Above All Do Not Lie” – Watch Chimamanda Adichie’s Powerful Harvard Commencement Speech

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“Above All Do Not Lie” – Watch Chimamanda Adichie’s Powerful Harvard Commencement Speech

Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses Harvard’s Class of 2018 on Class Day, May 23, 2018.

A Nigerian-born writer whose work has been translated into more than 30 languages, Adichie is the author of the novels “Purple Hibiscus,” which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; “Half of a Yellow Sun,” which won the Orange Prize; and “Americanah,” a 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award winner, which she finalized during a fellowship year at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her most recent book, “Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,” was published in March 2017.

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