MS Warrior Lucie B Wins Big at the 2015 Arnold Schwarzenegger World Jump Rope Championship

MS Warrior Lucie B Wins Big at the 2015 Arnold Schwarzenegger World Jump Rope Championship

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, 48-year-old MS survivor and entrepreneur Lucie B won the 2015 Arnold Schwarzenegger World Jump Rope Championship in Madrid, Spain. Representing both the USA and Sweden, she was awarded 1 Silver and 4 Gold Medals. 2015 World Jump Rope/ Arnolds Jump Rope Champion Never Allow Perceived Limitations to Limit Your Potential …

The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’

The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’

Blackness in Britain Conference The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’ 30-31st October Birmingham City University Click for full information. The Blackness in Britain conference series is concerned with the past and future histories and narratives of Black populations in the UK and the wider African …

What’s Happening in Black British History III

What’s Happening in Black British History III

29 October 2015, 10:30 – 18:00 Event Type: Workshop Venue: The Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, first floor) Venue Details: Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU Convenors: Miranda Kaufmann and Michael Ohajuru Programme 10.30-10.45 Registration: tea & coffee 10.45-11.30 Keynote address: Eric Huntley 11.30-1.00 Session One: Challenging the Conventional Narratives Chair: Rovianne Matovu (Freelance Museum …

Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 June 20 – July 1, 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 9th 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 …

The Barcelona 2016 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School

The Barcelona 2016 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School

Center of Study and Investigation for Decolonial Dialogues Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons A summer school in Barcelona, Spain July 11- July 21, 2016 Application Deadline: February 1, 2016 The international Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) …

Artwell’s Contribution to Oxford’s African History Month 2015

Artwell’s Contribution to Oxford’s African History Month 2015

Date: Saturday 24 October 2015 Time: 17.00 – 21.00 Place: United Reform Church Hall, Oxford Road, Cowley 0X4 2ES (near Temple Cowley Library) Email EOCC@redjel.co.uk for more information or text 0775 78 12 449 Ancient Africa’s Gift to: Law, Architecture, Mathematics, Judaism, Islam and Christianity. This is a 45 minute slide introduction to Africa’s Gifts …

Telling it like it was – Dr. Hakim Adi

Telling it like it was – Dr. Hakim Adi

Yesterday’s Black History Month Lecture organized at Pembroke College by Black Minority Ethnic Staff Network, Oxford University was inspiring as well as interesting. The Pichette Auditorium was filled with a healthy mix of students, staff and community to listen to Dr. Hakim Adi, Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at Chichester University, talk about The …

La Noire de… d’Ousmane Sembène

La Noire de… d’Ousmane Sembène

La Noire de… d’Ousmane Sembène Le 1er octobre, BOZAR CINEMA présente La Noire de…  d’Ousmane Sembène. Dans ce film datant de 1966, le réalisateur sénégalais explore la dynamique complexe de la période post-coloniale au travers de l’histoire de Diouana, jeune sénégalaise engagée comme servante dans une famille française.En présence des comédiens Mbissine Thérèse Diop et Philippe …