Black Women in Europe

2009 Year in Review Highlights from Black Women in Europe™ Blog part 1

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2009 marked the 3rd anniversary of the Black Women in Europe™ blog. Here are some highlights from the blog this year.

By months:

January

The Inauguration of US President Barack Obama

I followed the nomination of President Obama in Denver, Colorado as part of the accredited African American Poilitical Pundit Blog Team in Denver in 2008 and went home to Washington, DC for the inauguration activities and followed activities across Europe:

BWIE DC meet-up: http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=863
Inauguration: http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=859
Ball: http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=868
Vienna: http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=823
EurObamaBlog launch: http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=876

February

Introducing the Baracko Coin designed by an African American expat in Greece:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=982

Negger Niggersson term used by Swedish police:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=975

March

A black Parisian talks about the financial crisis and black women in Europe:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1144

April

Youth worker in Finland:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1363
New Board Members for Black European Women’s Council:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1315

May

What are Nordic Africa Days?:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1489
All black Cat on the hot tin Roof production coming to London:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1452
Police brutality against black expat in Vienna:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1041

June

Fighting racism in Italy:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1558
Black European woman sentenced to life:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1555

July

Sade back in the recording studio:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1648
A Street named after May Ayim:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1652
Writing in Belgium:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1711

August

BWIE summer gathering in Washington, DC:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1724
Meet Miss England:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1761

September

Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1871

October

Black face in French Vogue:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1968

November

Race bias in the UK:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2085
Social Entrepreneurs in Ireland:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2026
French literature prize winner:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2081

December

Review of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof all black production in London:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2299
Coverage of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2311
Skin care secrets from Aliesh Pierce:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2239
Austrian Vice Chancellor and Minister of Finance assumes the Patronage of the World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe:
http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2330

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