A fun discussion with the play cousins Joy and Jacque about British culture, attitudes to race and class and why the tabloids are so mean to Meghan Markle. I’m on about 40 minutes in.
We had a good discussion on WBLS 107.5’s open line 2nd hour about Trump, impeachment, Democratic talking points and much more.
In November 2016 – shortly after Donald Trump was elected nearly three years ago – I wrote the following article for The New Statesman about his use of racism as a political strategy in order to appeal to the grievances of white Americans who feel that their sense of identity is under threat. As I […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
View this post on Instagram 🙏🏾 A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Aug 17, 2018 at 4:58pm PDT
View this post on Instagram Thank you, Ms Aretha. You gave us so much, and we will forever love, remember and be inspired by you. 🙏🏾❤️ #arethafranklin #thegreatest A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Aug 16, 2018 at 8:24am PDT
View this post on Instagram So thankful for being able to talk about my love for Aretha Franklin on air with Sky News this morning. Many of us have never known music without Aretha. As a singer, she was the ultimate with that inimitable voice. She WAS soul. Rest well, Queen. ❤️❤️❤️ A post shared […]
The wonderful instagram community @disruptivewoman – which features dynamic, pioneering women – was kind enough to feature me as one of their interviewees. The question they asked was “what problem in the world do you want to solve?”. What a great question! I had a lot to say on that one. See my answer is below: […]
This is bad, bad, bad news for America. In addition to upholding this Muslim ban, this court has also a) upheld racial gerrymandering in Texas and North Carolina (where voting boundaries are re-drawn, effectively making votes of minority voters less important) and b) upheld voter purging in Ohio allowing them to remove the names of […]
View this post on Instagram The question is: what can Democrats do to expand the immigration debate beyond DACA? And my answer… #joyannreid #amjoy #educatedblackwomen #blackgirls A post shared by Lola Adesioye (@lolaadesioye) on Jan 20, 2018 at 2:25pm PST