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USA: Doug Jones May Have Won, But White Women Lost in Alabama – vogue.com/Michelle Ruiz

December 14, 2017

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It’s time to give the black women and minorities who elevated Jones their due—from considering their economic and social interests and the education and safety of their children to examining the laws on the books (not just in Alabama but nationwide) meant to suppress their votes. It’s time they are given the influence they deserve—the […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s floral outfit color-matches Aṣọ Òkè Yoruba worn by Nigeria’s Envoy & spouse for Buckingham reception! – Tola Adenle

December 7, 2017

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  Photos: Getty Images   Queen Elizabeth Turned a Matchy-Matchy Fashion Moment With Nigeria’s High Commissioner into an Epic Photo Op – vogue.com/Jannelle Okwodu An audience with the Queen is always an occasion worth dressing up for, but what happens when you coordinate with her royal highness? When Queen Elizabeth IIreceived his excellency Nigerian High Commissioner George Oguntade […]

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Barrack and Michelle get together for lunch with U2’s Bono & NYC goes ga-ga – Tola Adenle

March 13, 2017

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The Obamas Give Us a Lesson in Power Couple Dressing – Marjon Carlos for vogue.com Were Michelle and Barack Obama conspiring to save the world today as they sat down for a power lunch with Bono? Who’s to say…But what we do know is that the former first couple looked like they meant business as they […]

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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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Duro Olowu’s Guide to London Is All You Need for Fashion Week Men’s – vogue.com/Marjon Carlos

January 7, 2017

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London, once again, is on the brink of massive change. Be it political (see: Brexit) or sartorial (London Fashion Week Men’s is poised to kick off tomorrow), the city is headed for a sizable cultural upheaval. But for Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu, a resident of London for the past 25 years, the cobbled streets are […]

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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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