The Black is Beautiful exhibit at Amsterdam’s De Nieuwe

The Black is Beautiful exhibit at Amsterdam’s De Nieuwe

In the summer of 2008 the Nieuwe Kerk will present a journey of discovery though the history of art. For the first time the attractiveness of the black person in the art of the Low Countries will receive attention. Many great masters turn out to have portrayed black people. The fascination with them will be …

Patricia Sellers,  Legal Advisor for Gender Related Crimes and Deputy Head of the Legal Advisory Section, Office of the Prosecutor, UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, International Criminal Prosecutor, Special Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Independent Legal Expert
Gabrielle Kirk McDonald

Gabrielle Kirk McDonald

Judge McDonald is a judicial pioneer in International Criminal Law, by James G. Apple, President, International Judicial Academy; Co-Editor, International Judicial Monitor Gabrielle Kirk McDonald is one of the first United States judges to be involved in international courts, apart from the International Court of Justice and the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. She was …

Update for the Women of the African Diaspora Conference

Update for the Women of the African Diaspora Conference

This Sunday in Amsterdam an international group of Black Women will hold a conference at the Kwakoe Festival in Amsterdam’ s Bijlmer Park in the VIP tent. Here is the conference program schedule: – 13:30 Welcome – 14:00 Opening remarks by ZAZO – 14:05 Opening remarks by mayor Elvira Sweet – 14:10 Spokenword by Dayenne …

Obama Training Sessions: Berlin and Germany

Obama Training Sessions: Berlin and Germany

SPECIAL OBAMA TRAINING SESSIONS Berlin, Germany & London, England FRIDAY, JULY 25th Location: Babylon Theatre, Rosa-Luxemburg-Str 30, Berlin Time: Morning, unconfirmed (as soon as the time is confirmed, we will let you know) This event will be your opportunity to meet Obama for America staffer from the United States, Ali Sutton. Ali is an experienced …

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Anne Brown – An American Soprano in Norway

Source: Randye Jones at Afrocentric Voices Soprano Anne Wiggins Brown was born on August 9, 1912, in Baltimore, Maryland. (This year, rather than 1915, was confirmed by the singer herself.) Her father, Dr. Harry F. Brown, was a prominent physician and grandson of a slave. Her mother, Mary Wiggins Brown, was of African, Cherokee and …

The International Organization for Migration Wants to Know Where You Are

The International Organization for Migration Wants to Know Where You Are

Sandra and I received this email a few days ago. I visited their website and found it interesting, but am not completely comfortable with the registration aspect. Am I paranoid? I can see their point though. So please read the letter below, visit the website, and let me know what you think. Did you register? …