CJAJ09-AFRICAN HERITAGE CLOTHING  – AJ Taylor in London

CJAJ09-AFRICAN HERITAGE CLOTHING – AJ Taylor in London

AJ Taylor is the woman behind the brand: I’m Ghanaian born and bred but currently residing in the UK, moved here when I was 14 years old. I’m currently a student at university and I’m 22 years old. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For ages, style has always been an expression of who you are and so …

Black Girl On Mars’ Bandit Queen Press – the story behind the press and your chance to win a book

Black Girl On Mars’ Bandit Queen Press – the story behind the press and your chance to win a book

Bandit Queen Press is a movement paying tribute to the word publishing : to make public; and to creative sovereignty. BWIE: When did you start Bandit Queen Press? BGOM: I started Bandit Queen Press in 2007 after I wrote a collection of poetry entitled The Organist’s Daughter. Having many years experience in New York City …

AkiDwA’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations:  Fundraising and Recognition Dinner, 23 September 2011

AkiDwA’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations: Fundraising and Recognition Dinner, 23 September 2011

We would like to cordially invite you to attend AkiDwA’s 10th Anniversary Fundraising and Recognition Dinner on the 23rd of September 2011, to be held at the Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.  Akina Dada wa Africa (AkiDwA- Swahili for sisterhood), was established in August 2001 by a group of African women to address the needs of an expanding population …

Dr. Renata Bies of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname lectures on the loss of language and African culture in Suriname and the rest of the Caribbean in Amsterdam

Dr. Renata Bies of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname lectures on the loss of language and African culture in Suriname and the rest of the Caribbean in Amsterdam

GLENN WILLEMSEN LEZING MET RENATA DE BIES August 23 is the UNESCO International Day for the commemoration of the slave trade and the abolition of slavery. But on this day we commemorate the death of our first director, Dr.. Glenn Willemsen, with a special series of lectures. This year’s guest of honor is Dr. Renata …

Igiaba Scego – winner of the Mondella award for La mia casa è dove sono

Igiaba Scego – winner of the Mondella award for La mia casa è dove sono

Hat tip: Euromight Source: The Black Blog @ vogue.it Igiaba Scego was born in Rome in 1974 to Somali parents. She writes for l’Unità, “Internazionale” and many other magazines that talk about migrations and African cultures, such as “Nigrizia”. Among her books: Pecore nere (Laterza 2005), Oltre Babilonia (Donzelli 2008) and La mia casa è …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe – France 8 – Paris via Brooklyn

Black Women Bloggers in Europe – France 8 – Paris via Brooklyn

Check out Cleopatra’s blog about her life in Paris after Brooklyn: Moved to Paris in the summer of 2009 after living in Brooklyn, NY all my life, this blog is document all of my experiences on this journey of life… Read the Paris via Brooklyn blog.

Carolyn Moncel moved from Chicago to Paris, currently resides in Lausanne and is the author of two books

Carolyn Moncel moved from Chicago to Paris, currently resides in Lausanne and is the author of two books

A virtual media and web consultant by day and author by night, Carolyn Davenport-Moncel moved to Paris from Chicago, her hometown, in 2001. In Paris, she started the first English-speaking Virtual Assistance firm. Known for her online articles on media relations, Moncel owns MotionTemps, LLC (www.motiontemps.com), a Digital Project and Web Content Management firm with …