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Chimamanda Adichie Deserves More Accolades As She Receives Honorary Degree From Duke University

Award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie deserves more accolades as she bags yet another degree. The controversial author was among the recipients of this year’s Duke University honorary degree.

Back in March, President Vincent E. Price of Duke University confirmed that the Americanah author made it on the list of recipients.


Yesterday Adichie shared photos of the decorating ceremony on her Facebook page

See more photos:

Chimamanda Adichie Duke University

Chimamanda Adichie Duke University

Chimamanda Adichie Duke University

Adichie received the award alongside Mary Barra, Chairman of General Motors; Phil Freelon, lead architect for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; former Durham Mayor William BellDr. William Kaelin, professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; and Russell M. Robinson II, attorney, community leader and philanthropist.

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