The construct of white Afrikaner carguards in Durban.
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In a talk circulated on the Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conferences website, Chimamanda Adichie (2009) a Nigerian writer spoke of the danger of hearing a “single story” of a people and consequently forming warped views of the group. She contended that the media and literature can create a “single story” of a group of people to such an extent that it prevents the readers from hearing the other “stories” that make up who or what the affected group is. In other words, when the media portrays groups of people from a single perspective, it denies the listener or reader the complete story or stories as no group is homogenous but rich in diversity:
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