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Chimamanda Adichie Wins 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award

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Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sits in a salon for her hair-do in Victoria Island district in Lagos May 2, 2013. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: HEADSHOT SOCIETY) - RTXZM4V
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Popular Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been honored with the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award.

The annual award is named in honor of the late USC Annenberg professor Everett M. Rogers. It is presented every year by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California (USC) on behalf of the university’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

The prolific writer is being honored for “reframing the discourse on race, gender and identity”. She will receive the award and speak at the USC Annenberg School in February 2019.

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