Telling stories of our shared humanity: Chris Abani on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

Chris Abani tells stories of people: People standing up to soldiers. People being compassionate. People being human and reclaiming their humanity. It’s “ubuntu,” he says: the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me. (Recorded February 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 16:14.)

Watch Chris Abani’s 2008 talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances.

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