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WBLS 107.5 talking Trump, impeachment, Democratic strategy and more.

  We had a good discussion on WBLS 107.5’s open line 2nd hour about Trump, impeachment, Democratic talking points and much more.

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CLEO Speaks: Lola’s episode

CLEO SPEAKS is a new candid series – on TV One – that gives dynamic women a platform to share their unique experiences and perspectives on issues facing Millennial and Gen X women of color today. Selected for their impact on the world, true modern leaders, from CEOs and activists to entrepreneurs, share their truths. […]

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How and why Trump uses racism as a political tool – and why he will become even more aggressively racist in the run-up to 2020

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 […]

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MSNBC panel discussion – Democrats need to take responsibility for the country’s economic growth

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MSNBC: Talking Trump’s State Visit to London with Joy-Ann Reid

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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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Welcome back, Speaker Pelosi

View this post on Instagram Welcome Speaker of the House @speakerpelosi 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 #trumpaintready #thetakeoverhasbegun #itsanewday A post shared by LOLA (@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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Christmas comes to an end…

View this post on Instagram Perfect end to a perfect day. Champs, chocolate and reads! I ate way too much today, the itis is very real. I really had to take a good nap after lunch. Thankful for good food and good company. Appreciating all I have and am #thankful🎄✨🎁🎉 A post shared by LOLA […]

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On set for a special project!

View this post on Instagram On set today for a very special and exciting new project! All details to be revealed in the new year!!! You’re gonna love it! Special thanks to make up artist extraordinaire (Emmy award winning!) @lisahayesmakeup for beautifying me! 💄👄 #2019isalreadylit A post shared by LOLA (@lolaadesioye) on Dec 19, 2018 […]

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New US-Africa Strategy

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Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal…

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EU says UK can cancel Brexit decision…

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In Conversation with writer Joan Morgan at Dumbo House – “She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”

View this post on Instagram Such a fabulous evening of intimate, intelligent, thought provoking and stimulating conversation (aided by good wine and some v wonderful food) with @joanmorgan at @dumbohousebrooklyn, about Joan’s book “She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” interviewed by yours truly. Joan talked about hip hop, feminism (and […]

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Happy Independence Day, USA

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Meghan Markle & the Diversification of the Royal Family

View this post on Instagram Great piece by @afuahirsch about Meghan and Harry in Time Magazine’s Commemorative issue, featuring a quote by yours truly. #royalwedding #meghanandharry #meghanmarkle #royalfamily A post shared by LOLA (@lolaadesioye) on May 19, 2018 at 12:24pm PDT

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Welcome to the Royal Family, Meghan Markle

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“This is America” – Childish Gambino’s Masterful Visual Thinkpiece

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Breitbart Writer Laments My Discussion with Joy-Ann Reid on MSNBC

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What can Democrats do to expand the immigration debate?

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 (@lolaadesioye) on Jan 20, 2018 at 2:25pm PST