Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Black History Month has been celebrated across the UK every October for over 30 years, each year growing from strength to strength. Black History Month is a time when we highlight and celebrate the achievements of the black community and uncover hidden history about our communities. The BHM site will provide you with a comprehensive …

Are you an African American expat missing your favorite American foods? I’ve got a deal for you.

Are you an African American expat missing your favorite American foods? I’ve got a deal for you.

I just found out about an online food store, My American Market for Americans craving a taste of home and anyone else across Europe that likes American food products. Hopefully, If you’re an African American living in Europe, you are enjoying more slow food, less processed food and seasonal fruits and vegetables than you may …

Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award

Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award

Beatrice Acheleke, founder and leader of the Black European Women’s Council was honored at the 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit this month in Washington, DC. Ms. Acheleke is a mother, executive director of AFRA, a non-profit, non governmental self-organisation and NGO of Black Women with headquarter in Vienna, Austria, and an inspiration to Black women …

Join Democrats Abroad around the world — from Sao Paulo to Hong Kong — to celebrate 45 years of going the distance for our Democratic Party

Join Democrats Abroad around the world — from Sao Paulo to Hong Kong — to celebrate 45 years of going the distance for our Democratic Party

For 45 years, Democrats Abroad has been a home-away-from-home for the voices and votes of the millions of U.S. citizens living overseas. From humble beginnings in London and Paris, we’ve grown into a truly global organization — with members in more than 150 countries, voting in every state in the union. Join Democrats Abroad around …

Join UrbanLife.se for Putumayo Nights & Faunafest in Stockholm on 2 October

Join UrbanLife.se for Putumayo Nights & Faunafest in Stockholm on 2 October

Come party with Putumayo, the record label that has given you great world music compilations for 15 years. UrbanLife.se, the site for black culture in Sweden, will be your host. Get more information about tickets! Urbanlife presenterar: Putumayo Nights & Faunafest Urbanlife bjuder i samarbete med Putumayo in till en festkväll arrangerad av Faunafest, en …

Attention bloggers:  BlogWorld Expo and New Media Expo have merged!

Attention bloggers: BlogWorld Expo and New Media Expo have merged!

The 2009 BlogWorld & New Media Expo will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, beginning with the exclusive “Social Media Business Summit”(TM) conference on October 15th and continuing with the BlogWorld & New Media Expo and Conference October 16th-17th. This is first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference, and media event dedicated to promoting …

CALL FOR FILMS: 2010 *France Noire – Black France* Film Festival

CALL FOR FILMS: 2010 *France Noire – Black France* Film Festival

Hat tip: Angela Shaw CALL FOR FILMS: 2010 *France Noire – Black France* Film Festival June 3-5, 2010 – Paris, France The *France Noire – Black France* (FN-BF) Film Festival, a showcase for films focusing on the historical and contemporary Black presence in France, invites independent film entries of any length devoted to our core …

Les Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens

Les Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens

When: September 21th 2009 Where: Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris More information: http://www.lestaac.com/ Nominees include: Artiste de l’année Patrick Saint-Eloi Tanya Saint-Val Davy Sicard Rokia Traoré Meilleur groupe Baster Amadou et Mariam Magic System Ti Kabzy Révélation de l’année Erik Medhy Gerville Jessy Matador Sandra Nkaké Album de l’année Madagasker – Ziskakan Victor Démé – …

Call for submissions: Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women in the Global Diaspora.

Call for submissions: Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women in the Global Diaspora.

Background: On January 20, 2009, Michelle Obama became the 44th First Lady of the United States. Unlike previous First Lady’s she is distinguished not only as the most educated First Lady but the first African American First Lady. Her rise to this position was extraordinary. Throughout the nearly two-year presidential campaign, Michelle Obama demonstrated intelligence, …

Different Leaders Annual Global Conference

Different Leaders Annual Global Conference

Hat tip: Angela Shaw STOP PRESS: We are delighted to announce that Baroness Patricia Scotland will give the keynote address. “The Audacity of Your Authentic Leadership” 13th October 2009 ‘Change’ has come to Black History Month What do Barack Obama, Indra Nooyi, Tidjane Thiam and Patricia Scotland have in common? They are all Factor 8 …

Black Women in Europe™ Blog is 2009 Black Weblog Awards Finalist

Black Women in Europe™ Blog is 2009 Black Weblog Awards Finalist

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who voted for the Black Women in Europe™ Blog in the 2009 Black Weblog Award contest! Tusen tack! The Black Women in Europe™ blog is extremely honored to have won both the judges and popular vote in 2007, and to be a finalist in 2008 and again this year. …

Third General Conference of the European Coalition of Cities against Racism

Third General Conference of the European Coalition of Cities against Racism

Hat tip: Angela Shaw From 19 to 20 November 2009, the European Coalition of Cities against Racism (ECCAR) will organize its third annual conference in Toulouse (France) under the theme: “Cities against Racism: New Challenges – New Partnerships: Shaping our Future”. The Conference is intended to identify best strategies that cities can adopt to counteract …

6th Pan African Conference Tcham Bissa 2009

6th Pan African Conference Tcham Bissa 2009

Madrid Spain 9th -10th October tribute to Dr Van Sertina APOLOGY ACT NOW! Should the Spanish democracy apologize AND REPAIR BLACK PEOPLE BY CENTURIES of slavery and colonialism? PARTICIPANTS Rigoberta Menchu Nobel Peace Prize (Guatemala) Reverend Aaron Buddy Larrie Community activist (Barbados) Montxo Armendariz Filmaker Doblehache Field nigger Artist and director of Hip-Hop Nation magazine-(Spain) …

Dambisa Moyo’s Dead Aid is changing how we view aid for Africa.

Dambisa Moyo’s Dead Aid is changing how we view aid for Africa.

Dambisa Moyo was born and raised in Zambia, Southern Africa. She completed a PhD in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters from Harvard University. She completed a Bachelors degree in Chemistry and MBA in Finance at the American University in Washington D.C.. SHe is based in London, England. She worked at Goldman Sachs …

Black Business Women in the Netherlands (ZZVN) Annual Awards Gala

Black Business Women in the Netherlands (ZZVN) Annual Awards Gala

On January the 12th 2004 the business club Black Business Women in the Netherlands (ZZVN), was established to give the entrepreneurship of black women a new impulse. The establishment had a reliable preparation, because of the continually increasing demand of entrepreneur to a congenial platform The ZZVN is already active for more than 9 years …

The place of french overseas people in French metropolitan politics

The place of french overseas people in French metropolitan politics

Une conférence – débat est organisée par la Voix de l’outremer le Jeudi 17 Septembre 2009 à 19 h 30 au Palais Bourbon: La place des ultramarins dans la sphère politique de l’HexagonePlus d’un million d’ultramarins résident en Métropole. Pourtant, ils sont peu visibles dans la vie politique de l’Hexagone. Ce constat nous amène à …