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Happy MLK Day

View this post on Instagram “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way” – Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Reflecting on the life and […]

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal rejected

I would have SO much more respect for Theresa May if she said “listen – this Brexit thing is impractical, unfeasible, and will cause irreparable damage”. She KNOWS it can’t work. YET… she continues… BBC News – UK PM’s Brexit deal rejected by 230 votes https://t.co/c782ZdiY7h — Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) January 15, 2019  

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#10YearChallenge

View this post on Instagram 2009 pic taken in Lagos, Nigeria. 2019 pic taken in New York City. Different hairstyle. Same outfit (same dress I wore on my 21st birthday!). Definitely the same soul. ✨ #10yearchallenge #Thisblackwillnevercrack #timeflies #nowrinkles #thankgodforcocoabutter A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Jan 14, 2019 at 10:52am PST

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Why are racists like this given a platform in major publications?

View this post on Instagram An actual headline (today’s, btw) from an actual British paper (@thetimes). I will spare you the full article except that in an attempt to explain the apparent moral degeneracy of black people, black mothers +black culture that has apparently led to a number of young black and brown kids being […]

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Never Let Anyone Break Your Spirit!

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US Politics USA Women

Welcome back, Speaker Pelosi

View this post on Instagram Welcome Speaker of the House @speakerpelosi 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 #trumpaintready #thetakeoverhasbegun #itsanewday A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Jan 3, 2019 at 12:40pm PST

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Welcome to the most diverse Congress in US history

View this post on Instagram And welcome to the most diverse Congress in US history with a record number of women and minorities. More than 100 women sworn in today to the House of Representatives and 5 women in the Senate (out of 10 newly elected Senators). 126 women overall in this 116th Congress (increase […]

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Happy New Year!!