Capturing the legacy of the black bloggers movement – “Blogging While Black”

Capturing the legacy of the black bloggers movement – “Blogging While Black”

Fellow blogger and AfroSpear member, Shaw Williams just released a book titled Blogging While Black. It’s a history of his experience as a black blogger and the AfroSpear starting from 2007. I had the pleasure to meet the husband and father of two in Denver, at the Democratic National Convention. It was great to put …

Are you active duty military serving overseas?  Don’t forget to vote!

Are you active duty military serving overseas? Don’t forget to vote!

Are you serving your country overseas? Is your family with you? You, your spouse and othe dependents 18 years or older can vote for the next President of the United States. Ideally you would have already requested your absentee ballot by now, but in case you haven’t just go here today! And thanks for serving.

Are you a young Black expat?  Voting info for you!

Are you a young Black expat? Voting info for you!

Are you an 18-29 year old Black expat? Maybe you’re doing a semester of college overseas. Or you have an internship at a US multinational or international company abroad. Perhaps you were born to AMerican parents but have never lived in the US. Whatever your situation, don’t miss your chance to vote in the November …

Black Women in Europe

Black Women in Europe

A blog post from the European Union Commissioner for Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Vladimir Spidla (http://ec.europa.eu/???tem_en.cfm: Recently a friend of mine lent me an interesting book on the history of New York. It’s packed with historical maps, pictures and photos showing how Manhattan was settled, and its various building booms and economic highs …

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Democrats Abroad Sweden had a voter registration event in Stockholm this week. It was just one of their many voter registration events and fundraising activities. Black Expats realize the importance of voting absentee ballot. I was happy to meet several others who are proud to exercise their right to vote. Go to Vote From Abroad …

Your absentee ballot vote is critical.

Your absentee ballot vote is critical.

Your vote is critical. Register now at Vote From Abroad Twenty-five states, including nine swing states ??? Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, ??? have registration deadlines in the next two weeks. Voters in the following states (who have not yet registered and/or requested their ballots) must ensure that their FPCAs are sent …

Women of the African Diaspora Site Anniversary

Women of the African Diaspora Site Anniversary

Dear Sisters, Sandra Rafaela of the Afro European Sisters Network (http://www.myspace.com/aesn) and Adrianne George of the Black Women in Europe Blog (http://blog.blackwomenineurope.com/) are pleased to announce that their jointly created Women of the African Diaspora (WAD-http://www.aesn.eu/bwie) website and social network (http://blackwomenineurope.ning.com) will celebrate their one year anniversary on 1 November 2008. During the first year …

Black American Expats – Don’t miss your deadline to request your absentee ballot

Black American Expats – Don’t miss your deadline to request your absentee ballot

In order to vote absentee ballot in the November election you must request your ballot from your State before it’s deadline. The Proud Black Voter Blog has a great post including all of the State deadlines. Click on their badge above directly to the post. Read that post today and take action. Use votefromabroad.org to …

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Candace Allen, Kenan Malik David Roediger will discuss Race and the US Presidential election on Tuesday 23 September 2008, 7.45pm at the Southbank Centre in London. Barack Obama’s presidential nomination has put race on the US political agenda like never before. Candace Allen and David Roediger discuss the rise of Obama and racial politics both …