Still haven???t registered for your absentee ballot?

Still haven???t registered for your absentee ballot?

Vote From Abroad Voter Registration: Deadlines, Alerts and Important Info for the Overseas Citizen The overseas electoral system in the US is at best confusing, and frequently impossible to sort out. Federal elections are run by the states, and they do not have uniform rules amongst the states and too frequently even within a state. …

H. RES. ll Recognizing persons of African descent in Europe

H. RES. ll Recognizing persons of African descent in Europe

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Mr. HASTINGS of Florida submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on RESOLUTION Recognizing persons of African descent in Europe. Whereas the 109th Congress passed H. Con. Res. 60 and S. Con. Res. 90, recognizing African descendants in Latin America and the Caribbean, raising awareness of the …

Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination

Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination

September 24, 2008 Contact: Lale Mamaux Phone: (202) 225-1901 Cell: (202) 279-0442 Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination against Blacks and Other Minorities in Europe (Washington, D.C.) Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission), introduced a resolution (H.RES.1496) calling on …

Sorina Nwachukwu

Sorina Nwachukwu

Sorina Nwachukwu of Eschweiler, Germany, was a four-time German Junior National Team member with the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relays, while attending Stadt Gymnasium. Nwachukwu ran on Germany’s 4×400-meter relay team that placed sixth at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Beijing, China and fourth at the 2004 World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy. In 2007, …

Women of the African Diaspora Site Anniversary

Women of the African Diaspora Site Anniversary

Dear Sisters, Sandra Rafaela of the Afro European Sisters Network (http://www.myspace.com/aesn) and Adrianne George of the Black Women in Europe Blog (http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/) are pleased to announce that their jointly created Women of the African Diaspora (WAD-http://www.aesn.eu/bwie) website and social network (http://blackwomenineurope.ning.com) will celebrate their one year anniversary on 1 November 2008. During the first year …

Call for participants – Mediterranean Conference – 2008 OSCE

Call for participants – Mediterranean Conference – 2008 OSCE

Call for participants to civil society representatives within the OSCE region in the OSCE Mediterranean Partners for Co-operation. 2008 OSCE MEDITERRANEAN CONFERENCE ON THE OSCE APPROACH TO REGIONAL SECURITY ??? A MODEL FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN, 27-28 OCTOBER 2008, AMMAN, JORDAN CIVIL SOCIETY SIDE EVENT-???CO-OPERATION WITH THE MEDITERRANEAN CIVIL SOCIETY and NGOs in PROMOTING TOLERANCE and …

Black American Expats – Don’t miss your deadline to request your absentee ballot

Black American Expats – Don’t miss your deadline to request your absentee ballot

In order to vote absentee ballot in the November election you must request your ballot from your State before it’s deadline. The Proud Black Voter Blog has a great post including all of the State deadlines. Click on their badge above directly to the post. Read that post today and take action. Use votefromabroad.org to …

Florangel Maritza Russel, Chairwoman of the Association of Black Business Women in the Netherlands (ZZVN)

Florangel Maritza Russel, Chairwoman of the Association of Black Business Women in the Netherlands (ZZVN)

Florangel Maritza Russel is the President and founder of the ZZVN Foundation. In her function she is responsible for the entire policy, the coordination of the office and discussion partner for public authorities and other organisations. In her daily life she is the manager, owner and publisher of Marrein Publications Inc, a publishing, advertising and …

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet is the Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet was born in Amsterdam in 1957. She is the Mayor of the Bijlmer Borrough in Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet majored in Education and she was the manager of Home Welfare Foundation. As a member of the Amsterdam’s City Council (1998 – 2002) Elvira Sweet was part …

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Candace Allen, Kenan Malik David Roediger will discuss Race and the US Presidential election on Tuesday 23 September 2008, 7.45pm at the Southbank Centre in London. Barack Obama’s presidential nomination has put race on the US political agenda like never before. Candace Allen and David Roediger discuss the rise of Obama and racial politics both …