2017 Power List

Dr. Erma Manoncourt France-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Dr. Erma Manoncourt Dr. Erma Manoncourt is a public health specialist in behavior and social change and the Founder and President of M&D Consulting Inc (Paris, France). A retired UN official, she has worked over 30 years in international development, providing technical assistance in management/leadership, strategic planning, training and facilitation skills, communication for …

2017 Power List

Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown She is an indigenous Architectural Technologist, this means she works and researches indigenous architectural sites, redevelops them and helps with economical status of these sites by nominating them for world heritage funds. She also is a member of icomos-Ifla representing Nigeria on International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes She …

2017 Power List

Aysha Jones-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Aysha Jones Aysha Jones is an award winning social activist turnt entrepreneur becoming a fashion, beauty and media maven. Based in Stockholm, Sweden with origins from The Gambia, West Africa working with international brands and clients.She’s the founder of many groundbreaking platforms such as The LeNoir agency, Creative week (former Africa fashion …

2017 Power List

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© 2017 Black Women in Europe™ Power List from Black Women in Europe View and share on SlideShare and YouTube.

THE 8.INTERN: TÜBINGEN AFRICA FESTIVAL 2018 IN GERMANY IT IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR REGISTRATION & PARTICIPATION

The 1-year break is over, its time to get back to business as usual and this time on a big note. The festival is now called GAIEXPO as it has included African Small and Medium enterprises worldwide. This sector shall promote the continent Africa not just as a tourist but business destination with endless opportunities …

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS Friday, November 17, 2017 – 12:30pm to 2:00pm St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, OX2 6GG   The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a film screening of ‘Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights‘. Reflections Unheard is a feature-length documentary which focuses on black women’s marginalization between the Black Power and Feminist …

ENOMW STATEMENT ON THE GROUP FEMICIDE OF YOUNG WEST-AFRICAN FEMALES

Hat Tip: Irene Opira GROUP FEMICIDE OF YOUNG WEST-AFRICAN FEMALES Brussels, 8 November 2017 Over 26 West African females, suspected to be from Nigeria and aged 14-18, have been found dead in the Mediterranean Sea in the recent days. The death of migrants at sea, from being a “tragedy” once, has now become a “norm” in Europe. …

An analysis of the current decadence of the West and of the redeeming role that Africa could play alongside the Old Continent

L’OCCIDENT AMBIGU WITH HAMIDOU SALL, JEAN BOFANE, ELIZABETH TCHOUNGUI, LILIAN THURAM An analysis of the current decadence of the West and of the redeeming role that Africa could play alongside the Old Continent. Monday 13 November ’17 « Which lesson can we draw from the ambiguous adventure of the encounter of our people with those …

Oxford African History Celebration (OAHC) 2017

Oxford African History Celebration (OAHC) 2017 Saturday 18th November; From 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Venue: Church Hall of the NT Church of God, Between Towns Road, Cowley, Oxford. (Next to Cowley Social/Pool Club). AIM With the release of October’s Race Disparity Audit (RDA) from the Prime Minister, and the September publication of the Lammy …

I am from South Africa and I am a Marie Curie Fellow – Yolanda Mthembu

Source: SwedenBIO When I finally moved to Sweden, I realised that there was more to Sweden than the cold weather. Describe your roll at the company, and briefly your background / experience of living and working in other countries. – I am from South Africa and I am a Marie Curie Fellow, currently undertaking a …

BLACK LOVE

BLACK LOVE BLACK LOVE is a docu-series created by newlywed filmmakers to highlight love stories from the Black community and answer the question, “What does it take to make a marriage work?” Featured couples include Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin, Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict, Flex and Shanice, gospel singer …

Racism in the Body of the Academy: Statues and Classrooms

The University of Oxford’s Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Network with Equality and Diversity Unit invites you to this year’s Black History Month talk with Dr Nirmal Puwar entitled: ‘Racism in the body of the Academy: statues and classrooms’ Dr Puwar is the author of the book Space Invaders: Race Gender and Bodies out of Place. …

It’s Okay To Call The Brexit A Racial Problem

Across the pond, the United States is enduring social and political crisis as fascinating as it is heartbreaking. Minority Americans are feeling marginalized and in some cases directly persecuted – not purely by Donald Trump or the far-right takeover of government, but by the social atmosphere those things permit and encourage. Police brutality against African-Americans …

Real Faces of Liberty London’s Makeup Campaign

Liberty London has a new beauty campaign. In a world increasingly saturated by curated self-image and unrelatable beauty standards, the only way to get ‘real’ is to cast your gaze closer to home. So, this October, we’re turning our beauty focus inwards with a new campaign heroing some familiar Liberty London faces. Meet them here …

Black Europe Summer School 2018

Now accepting applications! Black Europe Summer School 2018 11th Annual Program June 25 – July 6, 2018 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 11th 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 …

BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

Black History Month in The United Kingdom In the US some black joke that our Black History month is in February because it is the shortest month of the year. In Britain, Black History Month is celebrated in October which has 31 days. And while the British Broadcasting Corporation affectionately known as the BBC didn’t …