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Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 7:53pm On Jun 11, 2020
Nigerian American Writer Becomes New York Number 1 Bestseller

I was scrolling through Instagram today when I saw this post, a list of New York Bestseller, most of which where about racism... I took a closer look at the picture and found out that the number 1 new York best seller for Paperback nonfiction book this week was "SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE" by a Nigerian-American.

Her name is Ijeoma Oluo I had to goto NY times website to confirm, here you go see for yourself : https://www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/

Her biography
Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based writer, speaker, and Internet Yeller. She’s the author of the New York Times Best-Seller So You Want to Talk about Race, published in January by Seal Press. Named one of the The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2017, one of the Most Influential People in Seattle by Seattle Magazine, one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle by Seattle Met, and winner of the of the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award by the American Humanist Society, Oluo’s work focuses primarily on issues of race and identity, feminism, social and mental health, social justice, the arts, and personal essay. Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, NBC News, Elle Magazine, TIME, The Stranger, and the Guardian, among other outlets.

Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ijeoma_Oluo

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Brandstudio01: 7:54pm On Jun 11, 2020
Great

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by abobote: 8:20pm On Jun 11, 2020
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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by SecretSpy666: 8:27pm On Jun 11, 2020
Waoh! This is great. The igbos are good people

I have not seen any muslim woman from the north who is a popular writer

Note: Zainab Alkali was a Christian lady. She was Elizabeth Alkali from southern Borno, Borno State. A member of ECWA church but later converted to Islam.

If you know any northern woman who is a Muslim from birth and is a writer, let me know so that I can do research on her

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Masterkernel1: 8:55pm On Jun 11, 2020
Igbo Amaka... If you aren't cool with my comment, shift jor!

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 8:57pm On Jun 11, 2020
SecretSpy666:
Waoh! This is great. The igbos are good people

I have not seen any muslim woman from the north who is a popular writer

Note: Zainab Alkali was a Christian lady. She was Elizabeth Alkali from southern Borno, Borno State. A member of ECWA church but later converted to Islam.

If you know any northern woman who is a Muslim from birth and is a writer, let me know so that I can do research on her
you haven't read widely then there are excellent northern women writers too

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Natural441(m): 8:59pm On Jun 11, 2020
My sister you are doing well

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Anazp: 9:12pm On Jun 11, 2020
Some people will come here and start saying she's Igbo. Nonsense. When last did she visit Igbo land? Inferiority complex and the south easterners are like Siamese twins

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by BlowYourMind: 9:17pm On Jun 11, 2020
igbos are great thank you Obinwanne Okeke for making us proud

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Masterkernel1: 9:20pm On Jun 11, 2020
Anazp:
Some people will come here and start saying she's Igbo. Nonsense. When last did she visit Igbo land? Inferiority complex and the south easterners are like Siamese twins


Look at what bitterness has reduced you to, she either have denounced her African heritage, even with her two names Igbo, an enemy is asking us to see our sister as foreigner.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Masterkernel1: 9:21pm On Jun 11, 2020
Anazp:
Some people will come here and start saying she's Igbo. Nonsense. When last did she visit Igbo land? Inferiority complex and the south easterners are like Siamese twins


If she has committed crime, you will trace her down to her origin, I hate snakes.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by crossfm: 9:37pm On Jun 11, 2020
We are proud of you.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Kwili1: 9:50pm On Jun 11, 2020
Anazp:
Some people will come here and start saying she's Igbo. Nonsense. When last did she visit Igbo land? Inferiority complex and the south easterners are like Siamese twins
ogbeni shut up Jooor or u hug d nearest transformer.
but truly IGBO AMAKA.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Ogbuu101: 10:01pm On Jun 11, 2020
Nothing like Nigerian American.
She's Biafran American.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 10:11pm On Jun 11, 2020
Anazp:
Some people will come here and start saying she's Igbo. Nonsense. When last did she visit Igbo land? Inferiority complex and the south easterners are like Siamese twins
but true true she's of the Igbo origin should we deny our own because we want you to feel better?

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Harry00(m): 10:42pm On Jun 11, 2020
How can I get the book

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 12:54am On Jun 12, 2020
Harry00:
How can I get the book
you can get it on Amazon

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by SecretSpy666: 6:44am On Jun 12, 2020
Depressed101:
you haven't read widely then there are excellent northern women writers too
Mention their names and the names of their books. I live in the north and I have master degree in African literature. I'm not talking from ignorance point of view

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 7:59am On Jun 12, 2020
SecretSpy666:

Mention their names and the names of their books. I live in the north and I have master degree in African literature. I'm not talking from ignorance point of view
your master degree is useless if you don't know any northern female writer, throw it away.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 11:01am On Jun 12, 2020
Lalasticlala Mynd44 Seun so you guys to want to push this to the front page Abi... If it is snake or bad news you will rush and push it to the front page smh

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Nobody: 2:10pm On Jun 12, 2020
SecretSpy666:
Waoh! This is great. The igbos are good people

I have not seen any muslim woman from the north who is a popular writer

Note: Zainab Alkali was a Christian lady. She was Elizabeth Alkali from southern Borno, Borno State. A member of ECWA church but later converted to Islam.

If you know any northern woman who is a Muslim from birth and is a writer, let me know so that I can do research on her


BIGOT

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Elvictor: 3:29pm On Jun 12, 2020
tribe war don start again

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Elvictor: 3:30pm On Jun 12, 2020
is fine with me if Nigerians are conquering in UK and America regardless of the tribe.

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Depressed101: 4:25pm On Jun 13, 2020
That's more like it, thank you to the mod that pushed this to the front page. I apologize for my initial outrage. There are some citizens of my great country who only represent a fraction of us. And there are others too who represent the rest of us in good light, the later is what we should celebrate. Not some nonentity that become popular overnight, or some jealous south Africans displaying their childish tantrums and cumming all over the Nigerian online space

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by XXLMANDIGO: 5:06pm On Jun 13, 2020
Awesome.


I hope to reach such milestone someday,and maybe bigger...
cool

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by tillaman(m): 5:06pm On Jun 13, 2020
Congrats to her!!! Igbo, Yoruba or Hausa
It doesn’t matter

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Slawormir: 5:07pm On Jun 13, 2020
Damnnnnn niggarrr
Nice

SecretSpy666:
Waoh! This is great. The igbos are good people

I have not seen any muslim woman from the north who is a popular writer

Note: Zainab Alkali was a Christian lady. She was Elizabeth Alkali from southern Borno, Borno State. A member of ECWA church but later converted to Islam.

If you know any northern woman who is a Muslim from birth and is a writer, let me know so that I can do research on her

Ogbeni! All these things nor dey necessary na

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Re: Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want To Talk About Race" Is New York Number 1 Bestseller by Azmanaty: 5:07pm On Jun 13, 2020
Igbo again shocked??

I am in sifia pains now

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