A Day in Brussels – Meeting Minister Cecile Kyenge, Italy

A Day in Brussels – Meeting Minister Cecile Kyenge, Italy

With roots stemming back to 2007 with The Vienna Declaration the Black European Women’s Council (BEWC) is set to revive itself. The first step was a face-to-face meeting with some of the board members representing Austria, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In addition to discussing the future of the BEWC we had the honor …

Casting Call- Miss Africa Netherlands 2015-2016

Casting Call- Miss Africa Netherlands 2015-2016

We are pleased to announce the start of the journey to the 3rd edition of Miss Africa Netherlands (Miss Africa Netherlands 2015-2016). Are you the Next Miss Africa Netherlands? Do you have the Poise, Eloquence, and Charisma? Are you determined to be a Role Model and Ambassador for Change in your Community? Do you have …

Author Noo Saro-Wiwa Visits Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire

Author Noo Saro-Wiwa Visits Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire

When: Mon, March 16 6:30pm – 8:30pm Join us for a welcome drink from 6 Buffet dinner served after event Free to attend – all welcome! Where: Greenbank Building, Preston (Greenbank Lecture Theatre, UCLan’s Greenbank Building, Victoria Street, Preston PR1 7DR) Map: http://www.uclan.ac.uk/visit/assets/preston_city_campus_map.pdf Please book: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/distinguished-visitor-programme-an-evening-with-noo-saro-wiwa-tickets-15601004023 Author and journalist Noo Saro-Wiwa will be visiting UCLan to …

Frantz Fanon: Concerning the Psychoanalysis and Cosmopolitanism of Violence

Frantz Fanon: Concerning the Psychoanalysis and Cosmopolitanism of Violence

18th March 2015, 1pm to 7pm University of Warwick (A0.28, Millburn House) Frantz Fanon, the son of Martinique who first fought for colonial France in World War Two and then against colonial France in Algeria, is taken as the preeminent thinker of decolonization. Although Fanon died in 1961, his work and life still stir debate …

Black Power in a Caribbean Context

Black Power in a Caribbean Context

Monday, 23 February 2015 – 5:00pm to 6:30pm Venue: Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford Speaker(s): Dr Kate Quinn (UCL) Convenor: Dr Halbert Jones (St Antony’s College) Series: North American Studies Seminar Series Kate Quinn is Lecturer in Caribbean History at the Institute of the Americas, University College London. Her publications include Black …

Cecilie Kyenge, Member of European Parliament, Italy

Cecilie Kyenge, Member of European Parliament, Italy

In 2013 Cecile Kyenge was named to the Black Women in Europe Power List after her appointment to Minister of Integration in Italy. During that time she endured abuse from her colleagues. Cécile Kyenge Kashetu is a Congolese-born Italian politician and ophthalmologist. She is the Minister for Integration in the current Italian government. She has …