Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

3-4 December, London The conference is being organised by Napo and Society of Black Lawyers and supported by the Attorney General Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal. The theme of the conference is “Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion.” The concept behind the theme is to improve awareness of the causes of social exclusion and …

30 November deadline to complete the Black Women in Europe™ Anniversary Survey

30 November deadline to complete the Black Women in Europe™ Anniversary Survey

Complete the Black Women in Europe™ short survey here: http://tinyurl.com/blackwomenineurope to get a free greeting card account from Donna Elmore’s Send Out Cards and a free copy of the latest edition of Zhana’s Success Book and to qualify to win prizes from:

Poems and personal essays wanted for a new book: The editor is seeking contributions from Black and Mixed-race women of African & African-Caribbean descent on the themes of hair and/or skin.

Poems and personal essays wanted for a new book: The editor is seeking contributions from Black and Mixed-race women of African & African-Caribbean descent on the themes of hair and/or skin.

Shangwe Hair and Skin Anthology Poems and personal essays wanted for a new book. The editor is seeking contributions from Black and Mixed-race women of African & African-Caribbean descent on the themes of hair and/or skin. New & previously published poems & personal essays accepted. New unpublished writers, particularly welcome. Closing Date 30 November!!! ========= …

Anna Dell’Era Dance and Movement Classes at the Othella Dallas Dance School in Basel

Anna Dell’Era Dance and Movement Classes at the Othella Dallas Dance School in Basel

Dance and Movement Classes @ the Othella Dallas Dance School Every Friday 17:00 – 18:15, 18:30 – 19:45 Uhr Debut Class November 27, 2009 Predigergässlein 18 (Totentanz), Basel Saturday classes available for children (while parents are shopping), advance reservation necessary: http://www.anna-dell-era.com/ About Anna Dell’Era Born in North Carolina, Anna attained a Bachelor of Arts-English from …

Photo exhibition in Stockholm Ghetto Fresh Fashionistas från Soweto,South Africa

Photo exhibition in Stockholm Ghetto Fresh Fashionistas från Soweto,South Africa

Stocktown and The Royal Dramatic Theater presents an exclusive photo exhibiton by Johannesburg based photographer Chris Saunders. Smarteez is a unique, fresh and colorful style phenomenon born out of the streets of Soweto and often compared to Tokyo´s Harajuku Girls. Free entrance: Dramaten Lejonkulan foajé Time: Friday 20 Nov starts at 20.30 What more: film, …

Do you know someone who should be ALIVE Magazine’s Woman of the Year?

Do you know someone who should be ALIVE Magazine’s Woman of the Year?

ALIVE online magazine is accepting nominations for the 2010 ALIVE Magazine Women of the Year. Nominations will be accepted until December 14, 2009 at which time the review committee will select 9 women to receive the designation of an ALIVE Magazine 2010 Woman of the Year. Nominees must be a woman of color ages 12 …

WDLS-Europe, Vienna 2010: limited registration available with early bird bonus through 30 January!

WDLS-Europe, Vienna 2010: limited registration available with early bird bonus through 30 January!

WDLS-Europe, Vienna 2010: limited registration available with early bird bonus! Register now, meet and share innovative trends and strategies with top regional and global diversity thought leaders on the future of diversity and talents management by 2020. Discuss good practices and develop future strategies with CEOs, ministers, policy and decision makers, diversity practitioners etc. Share …

Looking for Black Americans living abroad to give advice to Americans who want to live abroad

Looking for Black Americans living abroad to give advice to Americans who want to live abroad

I am working on a project that includes compiling advice from Americans who have lived abroad for Americans who want to live abroad. I would be grateful if you took a few moments to write your 5 sentences or less quote via the link below. And I would be doubly grateful if you asked other …

Audio coverage of the 3rd EU Equality Summit

Audio coverage of the 3rd EU Equality Summit

UPDATE: There are 12 audio clips that will be uploaded here. For optimal listening enjoyment please use your headphones. Here is the audio from the workshop titled Media futures – the equality challenge in focus moderated by Aidan White. The panelists were: Dorothy Byrnem Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4 Television (Inspirational message), …

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

UPDATE: I am uploading videos from today’s program. The third Equality Summit will be held in Stockholm on 16–17 November. This is an annual event for ministers, chairs of national equality bodies, chairs of NGOs at EU level, EU social partners and representatives of international organisations. The purpose is to share knowledge and experience so …

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

UPDATE 4: I have uploaded videos of Ted Childs of Ted Childs, LLC (global strategic diversity advisor) who was a key note speaker on Diversity & Inclusion: A Global Perspective. For optimal enjoyment use headphones when viewing. UPDATE 3: I have added an EU video on the puzzle that is Europe’s diversity. For optimal enjoyment …

You don’t have to come to Stockholm; survey reminder; and be an early bird

You don’t have to come to Stockholm; survey reminder; and be an early bird

Hejsan from Stockholm! 1. The Black Women in Europe™ blog will provide live coverage from the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit on 16 and 17 November starting at 9:00 am. To tune in and participate from your computer you can view it on the homepage of the Black Women in Europe™ social network, or …

Undercover job hunters reveal huge race bias in Britain’s workplaces

Undercover job hunters reveal huge race bias in Britain’s workplaces

Civil servants created false identities to send CVs to hundreds of employers in sting to uncover discrimination. Hat tip to Angela Shaw who sent me this article from the guardian.co.uk. A government sting operation targeting hundreds of employers across Britain has uncovered widespread racial discrimination against workers with African and Asian names. Researchers sent nearly …

Black Magic Woman Festival in Amsterdam

Black Magic Woman Festival in Amsterdam

November 12-15, 2009 Het Black Magic Woman Festival 2009 is er een van vernieuwing en verrassingen. Met een basis bedrag uit het Amsterdamse Kunstenplan kan het Festival de komende jaren goed neergezet worden. Onze dank is groot aan de wethouder die de Magic van Black Artistic Women onderkent, Carolien Gehrels. Met een nieuw gebouw kan …

Les Nubians – Sisters singing in France

Les Nubians – Sisters singing in France

Les Nubians is an R&B Grammy-nominated duo composed of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris, France. In 1985 the sisters moved with their parents to Chad. Seven years later, they returned to Bordeaux, France and began singing a cappella, producing poetry slams in Bordeaux and Paris, and singing background vocals for various artists worldwide. …

Juliet Amamure of the The Diaspora Women’s Initiative is one of Ireland’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs

Juliet Amamure of the The Diaspora Women’s Initiative is one of Ireland’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs

The Diaspora Women’s Initiative aims to empower migrant women in Ireland to deal pro-actively with their experiences of HIV/AIDS. Migrant women with HIV/AIDS face a multitude of problems, including language difficulties, very low income, loneliness and isolation, lack of knowledge of services, as well as stigma and discrimination due to their health status. Many of …