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Chris Abani:
Chris Abani reflecte sobre a humanidade

TED2008 · 16:14 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Chris Abani: Chris Abani reflecte sobre a humanidade
16:14 · Filmed February 2008 at TED2008 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Chris Albany conta histórias de pessoas: pessoas que fazem frente a soldados. Pessoas demonstrando compaixão. Pessoas sendo humanas e reclamando a sua humanidade. É "ubuntu" (palavra africana), diz ele: a única forma de eu ser humano é se vocês reflectirem a vossa humanidade para mim.

Novelist, poet
Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007). Full bio
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