Chris Abani:
Chris Abani reflete sobre a humanidade

TED2008 · 16:14 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Chris Abani conta histórias de pessoas: pessoas encarando soldados, pessoas sendo piedosas, pessoas sendo humanas e recuperando sua humanidade. É o "ubuntu", diz ele: a única forma que tenho de ser humano é você refletir minha humanidade de volta em 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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