Black Women in Europe Power Lister Dr Yana Johnson MBE launches www.yanacosmetics.com

Black Women in Europe Power Lister Dr Yana Johnson MBE launches www.yanacosmetics.com

International makeup website for the multi ethnic market. 15% discount for Black Women in Europe readers using coupon code BWE2012. Starting Yana Cosmetics in 2001, Yana Johnson launched her makeup brand based on her own need to find good make up. She was awarded and MBE in 2009 for services to Ethnic Cosmetics Industry. Serving the …

UK premiere of Desdemona – a collaboration between Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré and Peter Sellars

UK premiere of Desdemona – a collaboration between Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré and Peter Sellars

Afridiziak Theatre News reader offer: UK premiere of Desdemona – a collaboration between Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré and Peter Sellars, Barbican Hall *Special offer for our readers* Desdemona (19 and 20 July, Barbican Hall) Top price ticket £20 (normally £55 or £45) To book, go to barbican.org.uk and enter the promotional code12072 when prompted or call the Box Office on …

Serena and Venus Williams win their 5th Wimbledon Doubles title in England

Serena and Venus Williams win their 5th Wimbledon Doubles title in England

“For me it’s been definitely a journey,” Venus said after the match. “ I’m sure it still will be. But I’m definitely very inspired by her [Serena] and everything that she’s done. Like I said, we’re not into the whole getting defeated thing; we’re into the conquering thing.” Read more on the Wimbledon website.

Serena Williams wins 6th Wimbledon Singles Title in England

Serena Williams wins 6th Wimbledon Singles Title in England

“I wanted to win here so badly,” she said, just an hour after she became Wimbledon champion 2012. “Winning is so amazing. Each title is special but this is super-special because it’s a huge comeback for me. Oh my gosh, I still can’t believe I was able to come through and win my seven matches.” …

The Natural Holistic Expo 2012 – London

The Natural Holistic Expo 2012 – London

When: Sunday 28th July 2012, 11am – 9pm Where: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Sq, London WC1R Adm: Workshops from Free to £5 (All Free for Children under 12 and Elders over 60) Free activities included with admission: Zumba, Azonto, Mashufaa, Childrens Zone, African Dance, One Drum We are excited to announce The Natural Holistic …

Sister’s Sharing Knowledge – A Black woman in Asia – a travel from the inside …

Sister’s Sharing Knowledge – A Black woman in Asia – a travel from the inside …

Laura Bazile from England Traveling to Asia for work, I experienced my last trip in a different way, for 5 main reasons:   /As a woman Traveling goes with being yourself in a different place; as far as I am concerned, the dasher version came like that: a “woman/project exec/in Asia/for 1 week & more” eg. …

Esther Bruce – A Black London Seamstress: Her Story 1912-1994

Esther Bruce – A Black London Seamstress: Her Story 1912-1994

When: Thursday 19 July at 1.15pm Where: National Portrait Gallery Adm: Free. New book about a black Londoner born before the first world war being launched at Peckham Library (26 June) & National Portrait Gallery (19 July) Stephen Bourne’s new book Esther Bruce – A Black London Seamstress: Her Story 1912-1994 (History and Social Action Publications) provides a first-hand …

Help for Those in the UK Who Want to Return to Africa

Help for Those in the UK Who Want to Return to Africa

Asylum Seekers, those with Discretionary Leave to Remain or those who have no legal status in the United Kingdom and who would rather return home to Africa are being offered confidential advice and information to decide whether to return. Under the Choices Assisted Voluntary Return Service, there may be help with plans to return, payment …

Tender brief for UK Black History Month 2012: Celebration

Tender brief for UK Black History Month 2012: Celebration

Black History Month 2012: Celebration Celebrating our heritage through film, literature, music, performance, exhibitions and sport Tender brief Southwark Council are looking for organisation, or organisations working in partnership, to deliver a couple of events under a specific topic. This is slightly different from the standard grant application, but the tender also provides a grant …