Ama Ata Aidoo

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    The wig. Ah, the wig. They say it is made of artificial fibre. Others swear that if it is not gipsy hair, then it is Chinese. Extremists are sure they are made from the hairs of dead white folk – this one gave her nightmares, for she had read somewhere, a long time ago, about Germans making lampshades out of Jewish people’s skins
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    and then as a student of economics, she would also try to remember some other truths she knew about Africa

    Africa as a second-hand country

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    if we honestly tackled the problems facing us, we wouldn’t have the time to worry about such trifles as wigs
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    She had always known that in her society men and women had had more important things to do than fight each other in the mind.
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    one did not really go to school to learn about Africa. . . .
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    What was more, if they really wanted to see a revolution, why didn’t they work constructively in other ways for it?
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    every girl simply wore a wig.
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    Even that was not the whole story. Suddenly, it seemed as if all the girls and women she knew and remembered as having smooth black skins had turned light-skinned.
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    She met the students at eleven.
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    They used to tell her that they found the thought of returning home frightening. They would be frustrated. . . .
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