Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie has described United States First Woman, Melania Trump as racist.
Adichie made the assertion in a current interview with worldwide journal, Esquire UK the place she talked about her stance on feminism, Melania Trump’s go to to Africa and racism.
When requested if she thought Melania Trump was racist, she answered within the constructive close to Melania’s current go to to Africa. She mentioned:
“Had you requested me this query yesterday, I’d have mentioned ‘sure’ and my proof can be that she supported her husband when he was being extremely racist to Barack Obama. However I simply watched an interview that she gave and I used to be simply appalled by it.
She kind of stepped out of a colonial 1750 guidebook about easy methods to be in Africa. There’s a pith helmet after which I’m pondering possibly that is imagined to be ironic? Possibly it’s a critique of colonialism. She actually thought that is what you do if you go to Africa and it says one thing about somebody who’s so faraway from actuality”.
Adichie went on to reference a jacket Melania wore to one of many US youngsters immigration camps which learn “I actually don’t care: Do you?” and precipitated a media frenzy.
She mentioned, “and I bear in mind when the media made lots of noise about that jacket. I bear in mind really type of being on her facet when all that noise was occurring. I assumed she doesn’t know, she couldn’t probably do that knowingly. She did, so the reply to your query is ‘sure’. I believe she is racist”.