Mainstreaming Black Power

Mainstreaming Black Power

Mainstreaming Black Power Friday, February 3, 2017 – 12:30pm to 1:45pm Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG Seminar Room The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a seminar on ‘Mainstreaming Black Power’ with Tom Davies (University of Sussex). Chair: Imaobong Umoren. All welcome. Lunch will be provided. * Please note the change …

Marverine Cole has launched the UK’s first podcast dedicated to women of colour.

Marverine Cole has launched the UK’s first podcast dedicated to women of colour.

Quintessential is Britain’s biggest conversation, celebrating women of colour – curated and hosted by award-winning Journalist & Broadcaster, Marverine Cole. Quintessential is a series of monthly podcasts, offering inspiration and positivity. Revealing intriguing stories and unique perspectives from a wealth of incredible women, from all walks of life. Work-life balance, health and well-being, business and …

France’s César Awards Nominations – 4 films from the Diaspora

France’s César Awards Nominations – 4 films from the Diaspora

Source: ShawdowandAct.com “Divines” tells the story of Dounia, a tough but naive teenager living in the ‘hood, who sees getting rich or dying trying as her most viable option to get out, from French filmmaker of Moroccan descent Houda Benyamina. Omar Sy stars in “Chocolat,” which is based on the life of Rafael Padilla – …

For American expats – 10 Actions for the first 100 Days.

For American expats – 10 Actions for the first 100 Days.

Women’s March on Washington and Sister Marches around the world 10 Actions 100 Days Thank you to the millions of people around the world who, on January 21, came together by the millions to raise our voices. But our march forward does not end here. Now is the time to get our friends, family and …

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL 2017 Brussels 3-5 February

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL 2017 Brussels 3-5 February

Omar Victor Diop, Pedro Camejo, 2015, Série Diaspora © Omar Victor Diop, Courtesy Galerie MAGNINA, Paris The Afropolitan Festival is three days of exceptional programming dedicated to Afropolitan art, creativity and state of mind, presented by BOZAR and its partners, with honorary guest artists Fredy Massamba, the great voice of Afro-soul, and Tatiana Silva, television …

Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group {ideel förening} {nonprofit}

Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group {ideel förening} {nonprofit}

It was very uplifting to see my friends’ service posts from today in honour of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Well done! I confess I did not leave the house today. But for my part I finished the website for my Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group ideel förening|nonprofit quietly formed last autumn. May we …

New Me in an Old World Yoga Retreat Discount

New Me in an Old World Yoga Retreat Discount

EXCLUSIVE discount for Black Women in Europe readers: 20% discount using the code “bwejan” New Me in an Old World Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga * Ayurveda * Kemetic Yoga * Massage Meditation * Reiki * Sisterhood * Vegan meals   Join the OYA team for a weekend mini-festival together at Oxon Hoath, a beautifully exclusive 73 acre …

Grace Wales Bonner – Breakthrough Designer

Grace Wales Bonner – Breakthrough Designer

Haper Bazaar’s Woman of the Year “This bright British talent creates clothes that redefine ideas of ethnicity and gender“. Informed by broad research that encompasses critical theory, composition, literature, and historical sources, WALES BONNER explores a distinctive notion of luxury via a hybrid of European and African approaches. Grace Wales Bonner graduated from Central St. …

Malaika Firth, British Model and Woman of the Year 2016

Malaika Firth, British Model and Woman of the Year 2016

Harper Bazaar’s Model of the Year “With her ethereal grace and striking features, the British-Kenyan model is at the vanguard of fashion’s new mood.” “The lack of racial diversity is a prevalent issue in modelling but I try to ignore it. If you talk about it and try to make it an issue, then it’s …