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Black Europe Summer School 2020 – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Extended deadline! Black Europe Summer School 2020 13th Annual Program June 21 – July 3, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 13th year, the overall goal of this intensive two-week course is to examine the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora in Europe. We will focus on the historical and colonial legacies of European …

My Friend Fela
Black Women in Europe

‘My Friend Fela’ Screening + Q&A with director

‘My Friend Fela’ Screening + Q&A With Director Joel Zito Araújo (via Skype) Saturday Feb. 8, 2.00pm @ BFI NFT1. £6.50. BFI‘s African Odysseys programme continues with the screening of ‘My Friend Fela’ followed by a Q&A with director Joel Zito Araújo, hosted by Kunle Olulode, film historian, cultural critic and broadcaster. Expect more special guests to be confirmed. Last year, I …

African Diaspora, afro europeans, black belgium

BOZAR : 4th edition of the Afropolitan Festival, 28.02-1.03.2020

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL HEROES AND HEROINES. For its fourth edition, the AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL invites artists and the public to celebrate their heroines and heroes. Musicians as Fela Kuti and Miriam Makeba have marked and continue to inspire generations of artists and activists of all ages and backgrounds. Just like the author Toni Morrison, who died in …

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March 1st deadline: Black Feminism Summer School

Do not miss the 2020 DECOLONIAL BLACK FEMINISM SUMMER SCHOOL. This year we have confirmed the participation of ANGELA DAVIS, OYERONKE OYEWUMI, GINA DENT, KARINA OCHOA, ANGELA FIGUEREIDO, AND OTHERS. The summer school is held in BAHIA, BRAZIL (all courses in English) from Monday, August 17 to Friday, August 21, 2020. DEADLINE OF APPLICATIONS IS …

Self Love

Living a healthier routine should be easy & enjoyable.

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I’ve had these inspiring stories on how Noom changed people’s lives for the better shared with me. I wanted to share them with you. Here are some direct quotes from Noom users’ personal experiences: Weight …

New Year's Resolutions
Black Women in Europe

Do You Still Make New Year’s Resolutions?

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. To be honest, I don’t remember ever being a big believer in New Year’s Resolutions. But I am goal-oriented. I tend to use birthdays and milestones for behavioral change. As I age, I continually reimagine …

Black Women in Europe, Women & Money

Your Life Upgraded-Make Money Monday

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. SOURCE: Ellevest Close your eyes. Picture where you want to be a year from now. Five years from now. Forty years from now. What do you need to make that happen? We want to help you make your money …

Venus Noire
Black Women in Europe

Reading list/Gift idea: Vénus Noire

Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900 Ser.) Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women, in particular, appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, Robin Mitchell shows how …

Black Women Meditate
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Black Women Meditate

Black Women Meditate is a black-owned, Amsterdam based, social organization led by Marilyn Grando. Marilyn Grando is a black Dutch native of Surinamese descent. In 2009 she was introduced to Vipassana meditation, which helped her cope with her father’s death. In meditation, she found a way to deal with this traumatic and sudden loss.  Marilyn …

African Diaspora, Black Women in Europe, Self Love

Exclusive Discount for THE UPCOMING SELF LOVE RETREAT | Your Very Own Honeymoon

Invest in your health and well being and attend Shetribe’s Self-Love retreat in Ghana. Your very own honeymoon. NOTE: Members of the two private social network groups on Facebook have access to our exclusive discount code. We have a group for members in Europe and one for sisters globally. If you’re not already with us, …

black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Scratch of Sweden Celebrates 30 Years of Nail Food

Marie Houston has built one of Sweden’s most enduring beauty brands. Her range of luscious lacquers is second to none. Women, and more recently men flock to the colors like moths to a flame. The iconic Nail Food got a gorgeous 30th Anniversary bottle. Congratulations, Marie! Here she is pictured on the left with one …

black England, black UK

Afrocenchix – Black hair care from the UK

At Afrocenchix we believe the little things in life should be simple. We blend natural and organic ingredients with expertise to make hair care as simple as possible. Supporting Britain is important to us so we work with UK scientists and chemists to formulate high quality products, we manufacture in the UK and support British suppliers. Our products are never tested on animals, …

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ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO “SINGS” WITH THE ANTWERP SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Angelica Kidjo © Sonia and Mauro Antwerp Symphony Orchestra – Gast Waltzing direction – Angélique Kidjo singing Angélique Kidjo has delighted music lovers around the world, particularly through her collaborations with artists such as Alicia Keys, Herbie Hancock and Bono. During this concert, the Beninese superstar performs, with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, a …

black denmark, black Scandinavia

The blacbox launched this week

theBlacBox is a bi-monthly subscription box for black women in Europe. We source all our products from black-owned businesses around the world and tailor each box to every subscriber using their profile. In each BlacBox, you’ll receive 2 products for skincare, 2 products for haircare and 2 products that match your skin tone. For 350kr, you’ll get 6 products delivered …

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Babou Olengha-Aaby Founder & CEO of The Next Billion

Babou Olengha-Aaby is the Founder & CEO of The Next Billion, a for profit- for impact driven startup on a mission to ‘change the way we see business’. Closing the visibility gap for women in business globally by empowering the next generation of women entrepreneurs, manufacturers, producers and employers to show up. Be visible. Congolese …

Anne-Marie Imafidon
Black Women in Europe

She founded Stemettes, and we love Dr Anne-Marie Inafiden

And we’re not the only ones. Here is what others have to say about her. “Great skills. Role model. Fun. Perfect for our audience. They loved her!” Google “Incredibly interesting, engaging and motivating…fitted perfectly into our panel discussion and contributed a lot to the overall discussion!” Oxford University Society Read how fierce she is. Dr …