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Selam Fessahaye – Fashion Through African Eyes from Sweden

Maybe you aren’t familiar with Swedish fashion designers and stylists, but when Beyonce wears one of your dresses in her ground-breaking Black is King visual album, everyone notices. For example, this story from FORM: The Magazine for Nordic Architecture and Design – Beyoncé wears a dress by Swedish designer Selam Fessahaye Last week, Beyoncé released …

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Meet LotusFlowerBomb in Germany

I’m a model, artist, entrepreneur, and filmmaker, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. My Body of work is about Art, Photography, Documentaries, Modeling, Business, Networking, positive media presentation, and representation of dark skin African girls and women. Join me through my Afropolitan journey as an entrepreneur, model, photographer, videographer, and artist, meet other creative stakeholders. …

Black Women in Europe

EU and OECD member states responses to managing residence permits and migrant unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic

This publication explores the effects of COVID-19 on third-country nationals and the measures taken by states to manage residence permit and unemployment among migrant communities. It is the first of a series of Informs launched by the European Migration Network (EMN) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the impact of COVID-19 in different areas …
African Diaspora

The International Festival of African Diaspora Films (FIFDA) presents its 10th edition

The 10th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Paris (FIFDA) will take place virtually from September 4 to 6, 2020. FIFDA 2020 presents 19 films – including eight Europe premieres – from Uganda, Rwanda, United Kingdom, Morocco, Nigeria, Haiti, Cuba, Canada, Cameroon, Belgium, United States, France, Brazil, Congo, French Guiana, Hungary, Germany, Suriname, and …

African Diaspora

Virtual panel on Multi-generational Voices in Delivering the SDGs in the New Normal

‘Multi-generational Voices in Delivering the SDGs in the New Normal’ is scheduled to unpack the numerous challenges presented to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). No doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed not only the cumulative impact on governmental policies and plans of actions or its lack thereof on an already fragile population thus …

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2020 US Presidential Election

Adrianne George elected to represent Democrats Abroad at the 2020 Democratic Convention

10 August 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Adrianne George elected to represent Democrats Abroad at the 2020 Democratic “Convention Across America”  Sweden: Adrianne George was elected to become a member of the Democrats Abroad delegation in her role as a 2016-2020 Democratic National Committee (DNC) Member at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, where she will take …

British Vogue
African Diaspora, black UK

The British Vogue Issue to Buy

Marcus Rashford & Our Power Lister Adwoa Aboah Lead An Inspiring Army Of Activists On Vogue’s September Cover Source: British Vogue This month, all international Vogues, of which there are currently an impressive 26, are uniting to dedicate their September covers (and more, but I’ll get to that shortly) to one shared theme: hope. I knew instantly and …

Black Cultural Archives
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Arike Oke, Black Cultural Archive’s Managing Director

In 2019, Arike Oke joined Black Cultural Archives as Managing Director. Listen to this clip of her on BBC Radio explaining why the charity is so important. Read this interview with her for her vision for Black Cultural Archives. On Wednesday 20 May 2020, BCA Managing Director, Arike Oke, shared a preview of BCA’s new …

Black Women in Europe

Buy Diamonds Wisely: How to Make the Right Choice?

Buy Diamonds Wisely: How to Make the Right Choice? Diamonds symbolize the high status of the owner. Moreover, they are a reliable investment, as well as the frankest expression of feelings. The acquisition of this gemstone requires not only funds and experience, but also time. Our shop will help you optimize the search process and…

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CNN poll shows what Black Britons have long known – from policing to politics, their country has failed them

Source: CNN Britain’s big race divide Black people are at least twice as likely as White people to say there is discrimination in British policing and media; three times as likely to think the country has done far too little to address historic racial injustice; and significantly more likely to believe that the country’s governing Conservative …
Black Women in Europe

Global Nomad Hacks Podcast

Dr. Heidi Forbes Öste chats with Adrianne George, an advocate for expat voting rights and finding a voice for women of color in Europe. American by birth, and Swedish by marriage. She is a business communications consultant and social entrepreneur with international experience in marketing communications both agency and in-house. Her passion is helping small …

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African Diaspora, black England, black UK

Concern for the Justice campaign for England’s African-skinned Subjects.

Open letter by Chaka Artwell-Voice of Oxford Since Mr. George Floyd joined a very long list of children, senior citizens, women, and men who have been shot to death whilst unarmed; or deliberately asphyxiated by Police Constables in England and the United State: the level of protest has shocked and surprised me. I organised a …

Black Europe Summer School
African Diaspora

BESS Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

BESS Statement on the Murder of George Floyd The brutal and unconscionable daylight murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by a police officer in Minneapolis has severely disrupted the daily routine of millions of people in the United States and around the world. This is no exception for the many BESS alumni, faculty …

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How to Find Freedom in Chaos: LET’S DO US! Workshop Series

About Workshop leader Erica Smith Erica has worked as a Healing Arts counselor since 2015, developing personalized holistic programs for individuals, private and public organizations worldwide. Passionate about creating opportunities for dynamic, open, and constructive dialogue on the human condition.By forming viable solutions she brings together all of her learning and teaching experiences under one roof …