[<< wikiquote] Buchi Emecheta
Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta OBE (July 21, 1944 – 25 January 25, 2017) was a Nigerian-born novelist. 


== Quotes ==
In all my novels…I deal with the many problems and prejudices which exist for Black people in Britain today.
On her major themes in “Interview with Buchi Emecheta” (Philip Emeagwali)I believe it is important to speak to your readers in person... to enable people to have a whole picture of me; I have to both write and speak. I view my role as writer and also as oral communicator.
On speaking to readers in “Interview with Buchi Emecheta” (Philip Emeagwali)I work toward the liberation of women but I'm not feminist. I'm just a woman.
On rejecting being called a feminist (as quoted in “Buchi Emecheta: Nigerian author who championed girls dies aged 72” in BBC News; 2017 Jan 26)Black women all over the world should re-unite and re-examine the way history has portrayed us.
On how Black women should challenge historical representations (as quoted in “Buchi Emecheta: Nigerian author who championed girls dies aged 72” in BBC News in BBC News; 2017 Jan 26)


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