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Lola Interviewed by Flipboard: On the Red Couch

On the Red Couch with Journalist Lola Adesioye Mia Quagliarello / August 10, 2017 Lola Adesioye came upon an Obama rally in her first few months living in New York City in 2007 and, upon seeing a presidential candidate of color, she knew she wanted to become part of the narrative of American culture and politics at that moment and beyond. She started writing about what she was experiencing and seeing as an ‘outsider’ in NYC. A British-born, Cambridge-educated woman of Nigerian descent, Adesioye could offer perspectives that bridged U.K., U.S. and African society. Her grandfather, Ebun Adesioye, was a pioneer of journalism and PR in Nigeria, so you could say she’s had this drive to tell stories in her blood. To this day, Adesioye’s contributed to The GuardianCNNBBCThe Atlantic, Forbes Africa,