8th Annual summer school on Black Europe

8th Annual summer school on Black Europe

Now accepting applications for Black Europe Summer School Program 2015 June 22 – July 3, 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 8th year, the overall goal of this intensive two-week course is to examine the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora in Europe. We will focus on the historical and colonial legacies of European …

In her own words: Tina Turner on life in Switerland and selling Swisscom services

In her own words: Tina Turner on life in Switerland and selling Swisscom services

Hat tip on Swisscomm commercial: Lorraine Spencer via For Harriet Discover why Tina Turner turned down her US citizenship and became Swiss. What’s discretion, privacy and the iO communication app got to do with it? Please find out, share and comment. Exclusive: the yodel version of “Simply The Best” ringtone on iO. Follow Mrs. Tina …

Catch the last of UK Black History Month

Catch the last of UK Black History Month

Source: Official Black History Month 2014 website. LONDON  HIGHTLIGHTS HOW NIGERIA BECAME: A STORY, AND A SPEAR THAT DIDN’T WORK Opens at the Unicorn Theatre , London 9 October – 9 November 2015   Written and directed by British Nigerian playwright Gbolahan Obisesan, How Nigeria Became: A Story, and A Spear That Didn’t Work commemorates …

Call for nominations and sponsorship for the 5th Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own©

Call for nominations and sponsorship for the 5th Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own©

2014 Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own© To mark the list’s 5th year we will celebrate 5 women who have inspired us to be more than we thought possible. Call for Nominations Who do you think should be on the 2014 Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A …

Alice Bah Kuhnkes is Sweden’s new Minister for Culture and Democracy

Alice Bah Kuhnkes is Sweden’s new Minister for Culture and Democracy

Many people were disappointed with the election results in Sweden. Seems there may not be many if any mandates over the next four years. However, in my opinion, one bit of good news is the appointment of Alice Bah Kuhnkes as Minister for Culture and Democracy. She became only the second black minister in the …