Nehemiah UCHA progressive housing association is looking for board members

Nehemiah UCHA progressive housing association is looking for board members

Hat tip: Sister Talk Nehemiah UCHA is a progressive housing association and has a portfolio of nearly 1000 properties serving the multicultural African Caribbean, Asian and European communities within the West Midlands. The Association’s current housing stock is spread geographically across the region in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. We are currently recruiting …

African Remembrance Day 2010

African Remembrance Day 2010

Sunday 1 August 2010 Caribbean Freedom: Honoring Bernie Grant & the struggles for liberation and reparation. It is 6 years since the untimely death of the Tottenham Labour MP Bernie Grant. Focusing on this passionate and plain-speaking Politian of the people, African Remembrance Day 2010 will stage a series of activities featuring speakers, music and …

Taking Care of Business in Italy – Josie St. Aimee – The Story Lady

Taking Care of Business in Italy – Josie St. Aimee – The Story Lady

Josie St. Aimee, drama educator, vocalist, playwright, dancer, and founder and diretor of Actingout English workshops, has been involved in the performing arts for over 25 years. She founded the Academy Of Dramatic Arts in Atlanta GA, The Cambpell Dance, Ensemble & Drama Society and The High ground Producton company. She has written and directed …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 4 – Ms. Afropolitan

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 4 – Ms. Afropolitan

Ms. Afropolitan About the MsAfropolitan Blog: – The cosmopolitan African woman The term Afropolitan is a hybrid of the words African + cosmopolitan. This is a great in depth description if you want to read more about Afropolitanism. MsAfropolitan (miss Afropolitan) is an analytical lifestyle blog for and by the cosmopolitan African woman. MsAfropolitan is …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 4 – Natural Sisters

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 4 – Natural Sisters

Natural Sisters This blog is about my journey to create long healthy black hair. If you in a challenge yourself please let’s help each other. In this blog we can trade tips on hair care products, protective hairstyles, fashion and beauty products. Link to Natural Sisters

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 3 – Ola’s World

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 3 – Ola’s World

Ola’s World I am not a professional travel editor, journalist or writer; I am like you, a woman who is passionate about travel and travelling. I was bitten by the travel-bug at the age of ten on my first real trip away from home – the Isle of White. Although a long way from that …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Denmark 2 – Siovhan in Scandinavia

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Denmark 2 – Siovhan in Scandinavia

Siovhan in Scandinavia I am an American actress that is getting ready to make a huge move to Denmark with my fiancé. He is handsome, and amazing, and a Dane, and has to return to his country for at least 2 years after completing his masters in Architecture at a school in Los Angeles this …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 3 – Becoming A Doctor

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 3 – Becoming A Doctor

Becoming A Doctor: I remember when I came to Hungary to start medical school, one of my dad’s parting words were “try to keep a diary, and fill in as much as you can, it’s very important”. A Friend of mine also once told me “learn to always write down your stories/experiences, even if it …

Taking Care of Business in Belgium – Khosi Mnyakeni’s Anise Lifestyle

Taking Care of Business in Belgium – Khosi Mnyakeni’s Anise Lifestyle

Anise Lifestyle is a complementary therapy practice which offers aromatherapy massage and treatments. Serenity, space and undivided attention are essential to us. That is why we have one client booked at a time. Our full therapeutic commitment is given to our clients in a relaxing and peaceful environment. All aromatherapy treatments at Anise Lifestyle start …

Lady Amos named as the top UN official in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief

Lady Amos named as the top UN official in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief

Hat tip: Sandra Rafaela Source: The Guardian Lady Amos, the first black woman to sit in the cabinet, was today appointed as the most senior UN official in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief. Amos, 56, currently the British high commissioner to Australia, became the first black woman to sit in the cabinet when …

Janice Harrington, renowned singer of Jazz, Blues and Gospel, producer and actress resides in Lüneburg, Germany

Janice Harrington, renowned singer of Jazz, Blues and Gospel, producer and actress resides in Lüneburg, Germany

Janice Harrington, renowned singer of Jazz, Blues and Gospel, producer and actress. She resides in the quaint city of Lüneburg, Germany, with her German husband, the talented trombone player and piano-builder Werner Guertler. Ms. Harrington’s international career began in 1969 with tours for the USO to South East Asia, where she entertained USA military personnel …

To the members of the Black Women in Europe Social Network on Ning

To the members of the Black Women in Europe Social Network on Ning

Hi Ladies, This is your last opportunity to let me know if you can help keep our network on Ning. I am having second thoughts about moving platforms after reviewing your profiles during vacation. We are rich in members in so many ways (diversity, locations, talents, etc) that I do not want to loose any …

Don’t miss Sandra Nkaké live on the main stage at the Paris Jazz Festival

Don’t miss Sandra Nkaké live on the main stage at the Paris Jazz Festival

Sunday July 25 – 3:00 pm – Paris Jazz Festival The title of Sandra’s current project, Mansaadi (“little mmama”), says it all. In this tribute to her late mother, this diva from Cameroun runs the gamut of human emotions, as seen through the prism of femininity. The term “diva” may not be fitting for someone …

Patricia Tseli Faraut established Africa Femmes Performantes

Patricia Tseli Faraut established Africa Femmes Performantes

Patricia Tseli Faraut established Africa Femmes Performantes in 2003 in France. A native of Cameroon, she has lived in France for 17 years. Africa Femmes Performantes is an African organization responsible for promoting black women entrepreneurship worldwide by valuing and developing their talents. One of the yearly highlights of the organization is an annual International …

4th International Congress of Black Women

4th International Congress of Black Women

Hat tip: Black European Women’s Council 4th International Congress of Black Women 11-13 November 2010 Lusaka, Republic of Zambia Under the High patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Zambia, Mrs. Thandiwe Banda The International Congress of Black Women is the First International Congress intended to promote and develop black women entrepreneurship worldwide. …

Diane Abbott was elected to head up the All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK last month

Diane Abbott was elected to head up the All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK last month

Hat tip: Black European Women’s Council Diane Abbott was elected chair of the newly re-established All Party Parliamentary Group on Race and Community – Westminster’s only dedicated cross-party group focused on issues of race equality. Deputy Lib Dem leader Simon Hughes and Conservative peer Lord Sheikh also attended the first meeting of the group today …

Black European Women’s Council continues the road to establishment in Brussels

Black European Women’s Council continues the road to establishment in Brussels

During the past two years the Black European Women’s Council (BEWC) has held two strategic meetings; one in Holland and the second in Austria, toward its goal of establishing itself in the heart of the EU quarter in Brussels. The BEWC also organized a conference in Brussels which was attended by EU politicians, leaders of …