Justine Mutale’s Invitation to the Official Opening of the International Women’s Centre (IWC)

Justine Mutale’s Invitation to the Official Opening of the International Women’s Centre (IWC)

To: Black Women in Europe From: Justine Mutale   Re: Exciting news! I am delighted to share with you the exciting news that I have been appointed Honorary Ambassador for Gender Equality and Spokesperson of the International Women’s Think Tank (IWTT), whose world headquarters are based in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. I wish to …

Opera singer Bibiana Nwobilo

Opera singer Bibiana Nwobilo

Source: AfriClassical blog. Visit them to discover more artists. Opera Singer Bibiana Nwobilo was born in Nigeria and raised in Austria; her CDs include Gershwin’s ‘Porgy & Bess’ and Oskar Nedbal’s ‘Die Winzerbraut’     CPO 777629-2 (2011) Bibiana Nwobilo   A Tweet from BlackGermans @BGCSinc has brought the soprano Bibiana Nwobilo to our attention.  She was born in …

Sweden’s Aregawi wins women’s 1500m title

Sweden’s Aregawi wins women’s 1500m title

Source: Fox News MOSCOW (AFP) –  Sweden’s Ethiopian-born Abeba Aregawi won the women’s 1500m title at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday. Aregawi, who was only cleared to run for Sweden in December 2012, six months after receiving Swedish citizenship, clocked 4min 02.67sec. American Jennifer Simpson, the defending world champion, took silver in 4:02.99 with …

Taxi Sister among the 3 films showing at the next CineAfrica film breakfast in Stockholm

Taxi Sister among the 3 films showing at the next CineAfrica film breakfast in Stockholm

    Movie Breakfast in Stockholm on Aug. 25 in cooperation with the Polar Music Prize CinemAfrica and the Polar Music Prize celebrates this year’s Polar Prize winner Youssou N’Dour and serves up an inspiring morning with breakfast and three films with a focus on Senegal. Return to Gorée is the main feature, a musical …

Sweden is like living in Russia.

Sweden is like living in Russia.

In a new series of articles, black women living in Europe share their views from the inside. In our first article, Cecilia Gärding explains why she is dedicated to fighting against racism in Sweden.  I come home from my vacation in the north of Sweden and go back to work as the project-director for ”The …

Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin’s interview, a model that defines herself black in the attitude

Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin’s interview, a model that defines herself black in the attitude

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Italian Vogue She is unique in her genre, or better her genes are unique: this is the story of Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin, the black model who has turned her peculiarity into her strongest point. There are no different types of beauty. Beauty is beauty, that’s all. states Chrystèle who, although …

Paid opportunity to write for the Black Women in Europe blog.

Paid opportunity to write for the Black Women in Europe blog.

Hejsan from Stockholm! There are two new paid opportunities to write for the Black Women in Europe blog. Firstly: I am launching a new series of articles specifically for black women who live in Europe. I am looking for articles that share your personal experience, working in corporate Europe, marriage, divorce, raising kids, traveling around …

Another reason to be disappointed about Stockholm – Blackface strangeness in Pride Parade

Another reason to be disappointed about Stockholm – Blackface strangeness in Pride Parade

What the hell is this?                             Cecilia Gärding, a dynamic young and beautiful Zulu, British and Swedish woman bought to light for me the above pic snapped during last weekend’s Stockholm Gay Pride Parade. What the hell? I do know that participants …

BlackWomen Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 9 – Black girl in Berlin

BlackWomen Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 9 – Black girl in Berlin

Welcome to BlackgirlinBerlin by Kimberly Butler Who is Kimberly Butler you may ask? Kimberly Butler is a talented author. This dynamic, driven & intelligent young African-American Business & Economics grad originally hailed from a middle class family in a small town in Southern California. Kimberly has overcome many tragedies & setbacks throughout her short life …

White actress hired to play Josephine Baker. Why? Good question.

White actress hired to play Josephine Baker. Why? Good question.

Source: UrbanLife.se On Thursday 1st August, Berns (a famous event venue in Stockholm) celebrated it’s 150 years anniversary, and has been visited by many famous people over the years. One of them is the incredible dancer/actress Joséphine Baker.

 However, in the search to find a actress to represent her Annika Frisch, project manager at Berns, …