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Her conservatism is Brit., not the American “free trade coupled with un-free way of living” – Theresa May talks to Vogue

March 23, 2017

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Leading Britain Post-Brexit MARCH 20, 2017/by GABY WOOD   Theresa May at Chequers, the 16th Century country house of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. [Annie Leibowitz]   She stepped into a whirlwind to lead Britain into the Brexit era. But—leather trousers aside—Theresa May’s own style is decidedly no-drama. Gaby […]

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President Trump’s America & its similarity to Nigeria’s constant political state of uncertainty -Ngozi Adichie

March 4, 2017

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  “Someone said to me, ‘Now that this is happening in the US, do you think of moving back to Nigeria?’ And I thought, no, because it’s not any better there. I admire America. I don’t think of myself as American – I’m not. So it’s not mine. But I admire it, and so there’s […]

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March on Washington, but this time, it’s women against Trump & a GOP-led Congress ready to wage war on women’s & [minorities’] rights – Tola Adenle

January 11, 2017

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We may be just three years short of the Centenary of Women’s Voting Rights but you’d hardly know it from the posturings and bring ’em-on from GOPers, who, from the moment they swept the House, Senate and the White House, have been unable to conceal their glee at finally getting the chance to scrape not […]

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Ivanka, push your father to appoint more female leaders who do not share his last name – Vogue/Patricia Garcia

December 10, 2016

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  As an outspoken advocate for female empowerment in the workplace, Ivanka naturally became the de facto spokeswoman for Trump’s social and economic agenda for women during the campaign. At the Republican National Convention in July, she pledged her father would fight for affordable child care and equal pay, and explained that in the Trump […]

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Healing words for these times: “… dry your tears, look inside yourself … We will rise again.” – vogue.com/Lynn Yaeger

November 9, 2016

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  C’mon Girl, there’s still work to do on the tons of issues that call on us, AND there IS life to be lived! – Tola;  ” … the sun will rise again.” – Lynn Yaeger Image & Story Source: vogue.com This story appeared today in vogue.com under the caption – How to Light a Spark on This […]

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U.S. Elections 2016 (19): Suffragette Susan B. Anthony’s grave becomes a mecca as many make election-day pilgrimages; Let’s go, Hillary! – Tola Adenle

November 8, 2016

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Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less –  SUSAN B. ANTHONY, February 15, 1820 to March 13, 1906 Susan B. Anthony Dollar – US Mint [Google Images] As Hillary stands on the thresh-hold of making history – breaking that last glass ceiling that she and many have been putting cracks on for […]

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No, But Really, All the Nigerian It Girls Are Wearing Lisa Folawiyo – Marjon Carlos/vogue.com

October 31, 2016

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In its new thrust, VOGUE continues to reflect its “international” moniker with its wider coverage of African stories, including – and especially – African designers . To be more specific, Nigeria has gotten quite a lot of attention lately, with Chimamanda’s Ted Talk’s feminism phrase showing on catwalk during the recent New York Fashion Show […]

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Spunky Cibulkova stuns Kerber to win women’s year-ending tennis crown at Singapore – Tola Adenle

October 30, 2016

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28 year-old World Number 8, and Tournament ranked #7, Dominika Cibulkova shook off her Round Robin three-setter loss to World & Tournament-ranked #1, Angelique Kerber to pull off the greatest win of her career at her maiden appearance at the WTA Championship at Singapore on Sunday. In a 6-3, 6-4 match that lasted a mere […]

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U.S. Elections 2016 (17): Vogue Endorses Hillary Clinton for President of the United States – vogue.com

October 19, 2016

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U Credit: Annie Leibovitz, VOGUE, 12/1993 For all the chaos and unpredictability and the sometimes appalling spectacle of this election season, the question of which candidate actually deserves to be president has never been a difficult one. Vogue has no history of political endorsements. Editors in chief have made their opinions known from time to time, […]

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Support [U.K.] Catriona Ogilvy’s drive: “Extend maternity leave for mothers of premature babies – Tola Adenle

October 12, 2016

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This drive for maternity leave to be extended for mothers of premature babies in the UK is a good opportunity to wonder aloud how, in good old USA, the idea of general maternity leave remains an idea still being dreamed of by women. When women give birth in the United States of America, a country […]

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