Belinda Owusu – Studying acting and working in the business

Belinda Owusu – Studying acting and working in the business

Belinda Ruth Owusu is a British actress of Ghanaian and English descent, who rose to prominence in 2006, aged 17, when she won the role of Libby Fox in BBC’s EastEnders. She became a student at the Anna Fiorentini Theatre and Film School school, which opened in Hackney in 2001. She won sponsorship for a …

Diane Parish – The first Black actor in the UK to win a major Royal Television Society Award

Diane Parish – The first Black actor in the UK to win a major Royal Television Society Award

Parish: ““All black actors want to do is what everyone else does, be a part of telling stories truthfully and representing characters truthfully.” “.Source Diane Parish is a British actress who was born to Caribbean parents. Her father is from Dominica and her mother is from Montserrat. She graduated from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic …

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 6: Cecilia Åslund and TowandaaDesign

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 6: Cecilia Åslund and TowandaaDesign

Get a preview of Cecilia’s jewelry. About Cecilia Mitt namn är Cecilia Åslund och jag började tillverka smycken som en hobby för knappt 1 år sedan. Fann att jag äntligen hade lite tid över till att skaffa mig en hobby och en vänninas dotter inspirerade mig med smycken som jag fick av henne i present. …

Taking care of business in the UK Part 4: Joanne Crossley and Fair Essentials

Taking care of business in the UK Part 4: Joanne Crossley and Fair Essentials

A World of a Difference FairEssentials www.fairessentials.com is an upmarket online retailer selling quality African & Caribbean foods and gifts. In addition to a range of everyday groceries, FairEssentials also offers a selection of Fairtrade products from Africa and the Caribbean as well as organic foods sourced and produced in the UK. FairEssentials stock raw …

Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa: the Step Forward

Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa: the Step Forward

Hat tip: Zola Mumford Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa: the Step Forward. December 17-19, 2009, Leiden University, The Netherlands The conference theme relates to the issue how to deal with oral genres in a world where new technologies have become available not only for the researchers, but also for the local …

Interdisciplinary AiM Symposium on the Realities and Representations of Reconciliation in Africa

Interdisciplinary AiM Symposium on the Realities and Representations of Reconciliation in Africa

Hat tip: Zola Mumford Interdisciplinary AiM Symposium on the Realities and Representations of Reconciliation in Africa Hosted jointly by the Centre of African Studies (CAS) at the University of Edinburgh and the Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival Saturday, 24th October 2009, Edinburgh Call for Papers At Africa in Motion 2009 we plan to incorporate …

Rachael Hampton Has Created the Handmade Showroom in Nantes

Rachael Hampton Has Created the Handmade Showroom in Nantes

HANDMADE SHOWROOM is an exclusive Art & Designer private sales event in Nantes. The first event is 28 June 2009. Organized and under the selection of Rajul paris – Rachael Hampton, re-grouping local Painters, Designers & photographers all in a one day event. To discover or rediscover custom hand crafted one of kind unique collections. …

Cyndee Peters & Friends at Utsikten Meetings in Sweden

Cyndee Peters & Friends at Utsikten Meetings in Sweden

Visit the festival website. July 3-5th, Hotel & Conference Center Utsikten (The View) located in the lovely coastal town of Nynäshamn, 40 minutes by car from downtown Stockholm, opens its doors for almost 72 hours of fantastic music, great soul food and good vibes. Friends from near and far will be joining me to make …

Your Chance to Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Your Chance to Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Hat tip: Angela Shaw Dear friends, YOUR CHANCE to help stop FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: Background: On May 26-27, the German Parliament discussed legislation codifying female genital mutilation (specifically) as a crime in Germany. The new law would facilitate the application of justice within the nation and also permit punishment if FGM is committed outside German …