The power of stories – the danger of the single story

how_to_tell_a_storyOur 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.

Find 20 minutes to watch this – you’ll definitely find it worthwhile!

Source TED: Chimamanda Adichie