Northern Darkness:  Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia

Northern Darkness: Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia

Call for Abstracts: Northern Darkness: Engaging Blackness in Scandinavia What is the history of Black Scandinavia? What are the experiences, negotiations, and community building strategies of peoples of Scandinavians of African descent living in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland? In what ways have specific national, as well as our own gendered, sexual generational and/or migrational, …

Barbara Hendricks, Soprano in Sweden

Barbara Hendricks, Soprano in Sweden

Technorati Tags: Barbara Hendricks,Black female performers in Scandinavia,Black Sweden,Black Scandinavia Barbara Hendricks is an American-born operatic soprano and concert singer. She is also known for her work as a human rights activist. Hendricks is currently a citizen of Sweden. Hendricks was born in Stephens, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s …

Cyndee Peters is a wonderful artist.

Cyndee Peters is a wonderful artist.

Technorati Tags: Cyndee Peters,Black Scandinavia,Black Sweden,Black female performers in Scandinavia Official Bio : Cyndee Peters is a wonderful singer and artist…ask almost any Swede. Her legendary career reflects a remarkable and very personal journey from proud origins in North Carolina, to New York City where as a teenager her talents were nurtured, and ultimately led …

Are you active duty military serving overseas?  Don’t forget to vote!

Are you active duty military serving overseas? Don’t forget to vote!

Are you serving your country overseas? Is your family with you? You, your spouse and othe dependents 18 years or older can vote for the next President of the United States. Ideally you would have already requested your absentee ballot by now, but in case you haven’t just go here today! And thanks for serving.

Are you a young Black expat?  Voting info for you!

Are you a young Black expat? Voting info for you!

Are you an 18-29 year old Black expat? Maybe you’re doing a semester of college overseas. Or you have an internship at a US multinational or international company abroad. Perhaps you were born to AMerican parents but have never lived in the US. Whatever your situation, don’t miss your chance to vote in the November …

Lillian Ricketts-Hagan is the CEO of African Women???s Enterprise Group in the UK

Lillian Ricketts-Hagan is the CEO of African Women???s Enterprise Group in the UK

Lillian is the CEO of African Women???s Enterprise Group in the UK. She says, ???Since inception, we have worked tirelessly to promote women???s economic and social empowerment that transforms into economic independence, greater control of resources and increased bargaining power in the household. It is our belief that gender equality and the empowerment of women …

Black Women in Europe

Black Women in Europe

A blog post from the European Union Commissioner for Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Vladimir Spidla (http://ec.europa.eu/???tem_en.cfm: Recently a friend of mine lent me an interesting book on the history of New York. It’s packed with historical maps, pictures and photos showing how Manhattan was settled, and its various building booms and economic highs …

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Democrats Abroad Sweden had a voter registration event in Stockholm this week. It was just one of their many voter registration events and fundraising activities. Black Expats realize the importance of voting absentee ballot. I was happy to meet several others who are proud to exercise their right to vote. Go to Vote From Abroad …

Your absentee ballot vote is critical.

Your absentee ballot vote is critical.

Your vote is critical. Register now at Vote From Abroad Twenty-five states, including nine swing states ??? Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, ??? have registration deadlines in the next two weeks. Voters in the following states (who have not yet registered and/or requested their ballots) must ensure that their FPCAs are sent …