Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 3 – Kabai33

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 3 – Kabai33

Kabai33 Yamile Yemoonyah is an artist blogger and creative entrepreneur on her way to a sustainable lifestyle. On Kabai33 she shares tips, tools and resources to help start & grow your own creative web biz. She was born in Colombia to her birth-mother of the indigenous Embera people and to my unknown African-Colombian birth-father. When …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Italy 2 – The Italian Files

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Italy 2 – The Italian Files

The Italian Files I’m a lover of books, travel and food. A very curious soul. If your curious, too I’m glad you’ve found me. I love/live in Italy and have done for 10 years. Enjoy my observations, opinions and articles (a.k.a the rantings of a mad lady). Now for all you nosey parkers out there, …

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a stage and TV actress in England.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a stage and TV actress in England.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an English actress, perhaps best known for her semi-regular role as Jenny in the fifth series of Spooks, and lead role as Vivienne Davis in BBC1 new drama Bonekickers. A Royal Academy of Dramatic Art trained actress, her first television role was playing Colette Hill in Holby City. She played a nurse …

Free General Election BME Political Rally in London

Free General Election BME Political Rally in London

Where: – Westminster Central Hall, London SW1H 9NH When: – April 28, 2010 at 06:00 PM -to- April 28, 2010 at 10:00 PM REGISTER NOW for the biggest political rally of this General Election campaign at: www.blackbritaindecides.com Equanomics UK in partnership with Operation Black Vote, JUST West Yorkshire, the 1990 Trust, the Peace Alliance and …

Introducing Yvette! on Moiko Records

Introducing Yvette! on Moiko Records

Listen to Yvette on Moiko Records Music Showcase! “Yvette Ala Grecque” bonus tracks some of your favorite hot cover songs! Buy Mp3s @: www.moikorecords Time: April 24, 2010 from 5pm to 8pm Location: “Moiko Records Music Showcase” – Blog Talk Radio Organized By: Crystal Cartier – Word Man – Moiko Event Description: This Saturday evening …

Tolula Adeyemi wore nithing but matching gold shooes, lame skirt and visoro

Tolula Adeyemi wore nithing but matching gold shooes, lame skirt and visoro

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Catch a Vibe A British model of Nigerian descent, Tolula Adeyemi was first scouted in Topshop at the age of 17. She has quickly risen to style prominence as muse to Vivienne Westwood, when she was handpicked by the highly regarded designer to appear in her 2008 Gold Label ad campaign. …

Andrea Levy is an award winning novelist in London

Andrea Levy is an award winning novelist in London

Hat tip: Euromight In 1948 Andrea Levy’s father sailed from Jamaica to England on the Empire Windrush ship and her mother joined him soon after. Andrea was born in London in 1956, growing up black in what was still a very white England. This experience has given her an complex perspective on the country of …

International Black Women’s Film Festival 2010 Call For Submissions

International Black Women’s Film Festival 2010 Call For Submissions

No Submission Fee If Postmarked by May 17, 2010 The festival accepts all categories, including, shorts, features, documentaries, experimental, music video, digital media, online films and animation. All genres are accepted, except for explicit adult film/video. Registration is available online or offline, but we are strongly encouraging online submissions. You can find more information and …

Yelena Khanga became one of Russia’s best known celebrities

Yelena Khanga became one of Russia’s best known celebrities

Yelena Khanga was born and raised in Moscow when it was considered the USSR, and is the author Soul to Soul: The Story of a Black Russian American Family: 1865 – 1992. Khanga divides her time between New York City and Moscow. Yelena is the daughter of Abdullah Kassim, a former vice president of Zanzibar, …

The University of Maastricht Graduate School of Governance & Oxfam Novib are working to discover the financial services that African migrants in the EU need

The University of Maastricht Graduate School of Governance & Oxfam Novib are working to discover the financial services that African migrants in the EU need

The University of Maastricht Graduate School of Governance in the Netherlands is working with Oxfam Novib , the international poverty action initiative, on discovering the financial services that African migrants living in the European Union need access to. They are currently conducting a study that seeks to engage ten different African migrant communities across the …

Women Enterprise and Procurement and reception in UK Parliament

Women Enterprise and Procurement and reception in UK Parliament

Tuesday 20 April 2010, Panel 5pm for 5.30pm start/ Reception 7.15pm-9pm House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW If Women Business Owners were their own country, they would be the 5th largest GDP in the world.* Most of their businesses are small and medium sized enterprises (SME) which find it difficult to access public sector contracts. …

Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently

Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently

Hat tip: Deena Pierott The Strong Life Test presents you with a number of scenarios and then challenges you to identify which decision you would make. Be sure to go with your top-of-mind response; your immediate, unfiltered reaction is always the most revealing. Of course, your test results will not define you completely–there’s a good …

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Dyana Gaye’s films is part of CinemAfrica movie breakfast 28 / 3, and Norway’s first African Film Festival

Sunday, March 28th at 10:45 (movie playback starts 11:00) to 14:00 Bio Rio, Hornstull Beach 3, Subway Hornstull St. Louis Blues Directed by Dyana Gaye Senegal (2009), 48 min Language: French, Wolof, English subtitles In a dusty parking lot in Dakar waiting six passengers and a tired driver impatiently for a seventh show up, so …

When “art” is offensive: Solostücke und satirische Schönheitskonkurrenz

When “art” is offensive: Solostücke und satirische Schönheitskonkurrenz

I shared this on the AfroSpear Think Tank Blog yesterday: \ Jenny Beyer, Christoph Leuenberger und Anja Müller (v. l.) schlüpften in “fremde Haut”, um im Trio gemeinsam die Einzel-Choreografien für ihre Soli “I I I” zu erarbeiten. Foto: Kampnagel The photo above is from a theater production in Hamburg. Click through to read or …

The “France Noire/Black France” Film Festival

The “France Noire/Black France” Film Festival

“France Noire/Black France” Film Festival La Présence Noire en France/The Black Presence in France May 21- 23, 2010 Location: Forum des Images www.forumdesimages.fr Forum des Halles – 2, rue du Cinéma 75001 Paris The “France Noire/Black France” Film Festival is a showcase for films that focus on the historical and contemporary experiences of people of …

Euzhan Palcy is the Honoree of the “Black France/France noire Film festival

Euzhan Palcy is the Honoree of the “Black France/France noire Film festival

Born in Martinique, Euzhan Palcy grew up studying the films of Fritz Lang, Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder and Orson Welles. She left for Paris in 1975 to earn a master’s degree in French Literature, in theater at the Sorbonne, a D.E.A. in Art and Archeology and a film degree (specializing in cinematography) from renowned Louis …