CFP Africans in Europe in the 20th Century (deadline: 31 August 2009)

CFP Africans in Europe in the 20th Century (deadline: 31 August 2009)

Hat tip: Zola Mumford Africans in Europe in the long twentieth century: Transnationalism, translation and transfer University of Liverpool, 30-31 October 2009 The past few years have seen a flowering of historical research on Africans in Europe and the growth of new networks of scholarship on the subject. Most of this work acknowledges that as …

Ghana Investment Expo in London

Ghana Investment Expo in London

London, UK – The Ghana Black Star Network presents the 2nd Annual Ghana Business & Investment Exhibition on Saturday 19th September 2009 at the Bernie Grants Art Centre, Tottenham, London. Due to popular demand and a successful launch in 2008; the Ghana Black Stars Network are presenting the 2nd Annual Ghana Business & Investment Exhibition …

The Annual ISD-Bundestreffen in Germany

The Annual ISD-Bundestreffen in Germany

ISD photo from a previous year. 06. – 09.08.2009 in Helmarshausen Beim ISD-Bundestreffen trifft sich jedes Jahr die Schwarze Gemeinschaft in Deutschland. Im November 1985 riefen zum ersten Mal Schwarze Frauen und Männer bundesweit zu einem Treffen in Wiesbaden auf, um aus der damals erlebten Isolation in einer weißen Gesellschaft herauszutreten. Viele folgten diesem Aufruf. …

Nannie Mayme McKinney – The 1st Black Person on British Television

Nannie Mayme McKinney – The 1st Black Person on British Television

Source: Ann Ogidi Nina Mae McKinney’s (née Nannie Mayme McKinney) career was launched when she was spotted in the chorus line of the theatrical revue Blackbirds (1928). She was cast in a leading role in King Vidor’s musical film Hallelujah! (US, 1929). Billed as “a story of murder and redemption in the Deep South”, Hallelujah! …