Rotterdam event – Black Hair Expo

Rotterdam event – Black Hair Expo

Hat tip: Afro European Sisters Network 29 maart 2015, Rotterdam The Netherlands Op deze verwendag zal de donkere / getinte vrouw centraal staan. Het event inspireert en informeert op die dag alle donkere en getinte vrouwen. – Workshops natural hair – Make-up – Modeshows – Hair shows – Empowerment – Kids Playground – Informatie plein …

I was a first-time mother, far from home, when I discovered that my three-year-old son had a hearing impairment.

I was a first-time mother, far from home, when I discovered that my three-year-old son had a hearing impairment.

In the 12th article in our “Inside View” series Lesley-Ann Brown shares what her deaf son taught her. Lesley originally published her story on The Murmur. I was a first-time mother, far from home, when I discovered that my three-year-old son had a hearing impairment. It was a shock because he had passed all his hearing …

‘My People Are Rising’ A conversation with Black Panther Aaron Dixon

‘My People Are Rising’ A conversation with Black Panther Aaron Dixon

East Oxford Community Centre, Saturday 24th January 2015, 4pm. Entrance free/ donation. The Tricontinental Anti-Imperialist Platform and the African/ African Caribbean Kultural Heritage Initiative invite you to this exclusive conversation with brother/comrade Aaron Dixon. Aaron Dixon founded the Seattle branch of the Black Panther Party in his youth, developed the Free Breakfast Program for children which …

Lola

Lola Akinmade Åkerström’s bird’s-eye view of Stockholm

An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm: ‘Find your own secret space and own it’ My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström. I was born in Nigeria, studied and worked in the United States, and moved to Stockholm for love many moons ago after giving up my life as a system architect working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). …

AFROPEAN+

AFROPEAN+

CONCERTS, TALENT SHOW, CINEMA, READINGS, DEBATES, CREATIVE MARKET, AFRICAN FOOD, KIDS ANIMATIONS, EXHIBITIONS   Along the lines of the artist Pitcho Womba Konga’s Congolisation project, Afropean+ highlights the added value of the African diaspora in the European cultural landscape. Taking place within the context of the Belgian launch of the European Year for Development, this …