A Love Letter To The Pageantry Of A Traditional Nigerian Wedding By Kemi Alemoru

Gathered outside the door of the Cheshire venue in the sweltering almost Lagosian heat, I adjust my dress, which is a Nigerian Barbiecore remix of Lily James’s 2022 Oscars gown. There are drummers punctuating the songs sung in my grandmother’s tongue by two women who stand at the entrance of the doorway. They ask us to fill …

UK’s four great offices of state may soon not feature a white man for first time by Aina J Khan

Liz Truss expected to make James Cleverly foreign secretary, Suella Braverman home secretary and Kwasi Kwarteng chancellor For the first time in Britain’s history, there will not be a white man in one of the four great offices of state. Prime minister-in-waiting Liz Truss, who beat Rishi Sunak in the Conservative leadership contest, is expected to appoint …

The Grace and Promise of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson By ImeIme Umana Photography by Annie Leibovitz

A NEW DAYSupreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson wears an Aliétte coat. Fashion Editor: Gabriella Karefa-Johnson.Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, September 2022. “P lease tell me you saw Ketanji Brown Jackson in that hearing last night.” “I did! Wasn’t she just incredible?” What I thought but did not say, as my client and I settled into the …

CIA director under Bush says today’s Republican Party is more ‘nihilistic and dangerous’ than terror groups by Sravasti Dasgupta

General Michael Hayden Michael Hayden is a vocal critic of former president Donald Trump and MAGA supporters Former CIA chief General Michael Hayden has said that he agrees there is no political force more nihilistic or dangerous than the current RepublicanParty. General Hayden, who headed the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006 to 2009 during the final years of George …

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