Eurovision 2019
Black Women in Europe

John Lundvik – Too Late For Love – Sweden and – Official Video – Eurovision 2019

Sitting in Stockholm, I’m proud of our entry in tonight’s semi-final One of the background singers in my homegirl from Washington, DC. Go Paris Renita (that is her on his left, stage right)! Do. Your. Thing! Read more about John here.

Cultural awareness and wellness through dance
black germany

Cultural awareness and wellness through dance

CDS Movement Collective encourages cultural awareness and wellness through dance – Afro-Caribbean, Bellydance, Contemporary and more! Workshops are running in Germany in May & June. Look out for Dance & Wellness retreats in Barbados in 2020! Chantal Dos Santos is the Founder & Artistic Director of CDS Movement. Here is a bit about her: She is originally …

African Diaspora, afro europeans, black England, black london, black UK

Hello Hair & Beauty Lovers!

We’re back! Europe’s biggest and best exhibition for people of colour is back. Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2019 is happening live and direct on 26th & 27th May 2019 at the Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street Islington London N1 0QH. Tickets : Adults and children over 5 : Advance tickets £13  / £15 on the …

Royal insult
black England, black UK

A Royal Insult that Goes Too Far – Archie is no monkey

This is bullshit and we know it. Danny Baker of BBC Radio 5 made the ultimate insult to Meghan and Prince Harry by equating their son with a monkey via a Twitter post yesterday. While those who cared are celebrating a new life and a healthy mother, he is tearing down black women and their …

afro europeans, black belgium

SYMPOSIUM: RACE, POWER & CULTURE, A CRITICAL LOOK AT BELGIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

  22-24 May 2019What about diversity in Belgian cultural institutions? Over the course of three evenings, the symposium ‘Race, power and culture’ examines the racial power dynamics in the cultural sector and aims to initiate a dialogue. Artists and activists will talk about their experiences. Academics talk about their specific research. Between the keynotes and …

African Diaspora

New Daughters of Africa

The companion to the classic anthology Daughters of Africa—a major international collection that brings together the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, celebrating their artistry and showcasing their contributions to modern literature and international culture. Daughters of Africa “A magnificent starting place for any reader interested in becoming part of the collective …

The Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund
African Diaspora, black Scandinavia, black Sweden

The Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund 2020 Tour

The Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund is a non-governmental organization founded in March 2013 legally registered in Sweden, Sierra Leone and USA with the aim of empowering girls in Sierra Leone through education and also giving teen mums a second chance so they do not drop out completely of the educational system. We have also been show casing Sierra …

Black Women in Europe

Inspiring Entrepreneur Tips from Black Women Who Mean Business

As a black woman in a businessman’s world, we are often advised to get a little dirty and get our claws out. We are warned that it isn’t going to be a smooth ride. But once you arrive, and you must believe you most certainly will, perhaps you will be humble enough to acknowledge that …

Eunice Olumide
black Scotland, black UK

MBE Eunice Olumide discusses Politics and Culture on BBC Question Time

Eunice Olumide is a Scottish actress, model, DJ and Member of the British Empire (MBE). She has appeared on the catwalk, DJd in clubs and acted in movies including Star Wars Rogue One. “I think we’ve got a really big problem which is contributing to xenophobia. I think it’s really important for people from European …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: 4 Steps to Ditching Your Roommates So You Can Live Alone.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. You want to earn a competitive return with your investments. (That’s key.) But you also want to power social change by advancing other women. Check out these articles by Ellevest about how you can do both. Having a roommate …

Black Women in Europe

A Few of the Issues We Still Face

Europe is arguably one of the most advanced regions in the world. As such, it becomes the dream destination of people from other cultures who want to advance their education, explore career opportunities, or simply build a new life for themselves and their families. There is centuries long history of migration and immigration across Europe. …

vegan cosmetics
African Diaspora

The vegan cosmetics brands you need to know about

Veganism is on the rise, sales of vegan foods in America are growing ten times faster than food sales as a whole. The Economist has reported that 2019 will be ‘The year of the vegan’, with the trend going mainstream, compared to previously being a minority within a minority. It is also moving from simply …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: Self-care 101: Hot Baths, Yoga, Investing.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Self-care is whatever you do to take care of your mental, emotional, and physical health. Are you doing that for your future self? Here’s how planning and saving for retirement is more like yoga than you think. “We want …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: The Biggest Investing Mistake Women Make.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. You may have seen articles about mistakes investors make. But surprise: Those are men’s biggest mistakes. The biggest investing mistakes women make, says Ellevest CEO and Co-Founder Sallie Krawcheck, are very different. Here’s why. “We want you to meet Ellevest because Black …

Soul Food
black france, Black Paris

MARCH 15-17, 2019 marks MAISON’s INAUGURAL SOUL FOOD ATELIER series

Featuring CHEF JENNIFER BOOKER, the Cordon Bleu Paris Certified chef and author of the “FIELD PEAS TO FOIE GRAS“ cookbook that artfully blends traditional Southern dishes with French techniques, the series includes a champagne and dining experience, cooking class, demo, and Soul Food Pop-Up. ABOUT THE CHEF:  Reality television personality, entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer …

Venus Williams
African Diaspora, Women & Money

International Women’s Day: Venus Williams, Ellevest, and Our Money

We may never be the world’s best tennis player but we can invest in our futures. Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Let’s not forget how bad as* Venus Williams is. She is a former world number 1. She and her sister Serena dominated women’s …

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths
Black Women in Europe

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the American Club of Sweden and the American Women’s Club in Stockholm. We’ll have presentations and a moderated discussion with Bayo Callender and Andrea Pippin. March 8, 2019 @ Embassy House, Linnegatan 89C, 115 23 Stockholm, from 6 – 7.30- pm. PRESENTERS Bayo Callender is a US-trained attorney, mediator, and …

International Women's Day
African Diaspora, black England, black UK

London – International Women’s Day 2019

Come and celebrate International Women’s day with a difference! Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectional experiences of age, race and gender in today’s Global universe. A panel of “Ordinary” women from various continents who lead extraordinary lives followed by Q&A and an open discussion. They share their journey, the lessons learnt and honour the contribution of women …