Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

School’s in for the summer DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE AND POWER: POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, DECOLONIAL HORIZONS BARCELONA, SPAIN – JULY 2-12, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 5, 2018 The International Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) of the hidden agenda of modernity (that is, coloniality) in …

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Will The Real Fleacé Weaver Please Stand Up

New Bravo Show Appears to Borrow Heavily from BlackGirlTravel.com’s Concept ‘To Rome for Love’ looks a lot like the life work of BlackGirltravel.com founder Fleacé Weaver ROME—For BlackGirlTravel.com Founder Fleacé Weaver, all roads do indeed lead to the Eternal City. It’s why back in 2006 she launched BlackGirlTravel.com with Bella Italia, the travel club’s signature …

Today – Request your absentee ballot

Today – Request your absentee ballot

Request your ballot today and start the year off well as we head towards winning back the Senate and House. https://www.votefromabroad.org/vote/home.htm Remember – Americans abroad CAN vote in midterm elections. US Senate and Representative elections are Federal elections that every American abroad voter is entitled to vote in. Americans abroad CAN make a difference in …

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS

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

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. …

Black Europe Summer School 2018

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

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 …

Sharing: European map of Implicit Racial Bias

Sharing: European map of Implicit Racial Bias

European map of Implicit Racial Bias  Source: Mind Hacks This map shows how easily White Europeans in Europe associate black faces with negative ideas. Each country’s colour reflects the average Implicit Association Test (IAT) score for that country using data from Harvard’s Project Implicit. Overall we have scores for 288,076 White Europeans, collected between 2002 …

The Kofo Collective Presents: 195 Lewis Oxford

The Kofo Collective Presents: 195 Lewis Oxford

195 Lewis 195 Lewis is an independent web series project about a Black lesbian couple in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn striving to practice radical honesty in their (newly) polyamorous relationship. Join us Oxford for an exclusive screening of season one! DATE AND TIME Fri, May 5, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST LOCATION Investcorp Building, St …

Adm. Michelle Howard 1st African-American woman takes command of joint unit in Naples

Adm. Michelle Howard 1st African-American woman takes command of joint unit in Naples

Source: Stipes.com Adm. Michelle Howard took the reins of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and NATO Allied Force Joint Command here on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and African-American to assume command of the joint billet. The four-star Navy command covers maritime operations in Europe and most of Africa. The NATO command, one of two operational …

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017 Instagram contest & Annual Show

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017 Instagram contest & Annual Show

  AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY LIVE LAUNCHES #AFROHAIRSHOWCOMP INSTAGRAM HAIRSTYLIST COMPETITION Calling all hairstylists promoting your work on Instagram! Are you #AHBL’S next top hairstylist? Do you have what it takes to be Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE’s Instagram Hair Stylist 2017? Get your photographs ready for the launch of #AFROHAIRSHOWCOMP our brand new Instagram …

Yakoto

Y’Akoto – Mermaid Blues

Y’Akoto’s New Album Bio from 2014 Y’AKOTO Letting go. Backpedalling. Taking a deep breath, The easiest things are often the most difficult ones to do. But in the supposed banality of these things lies the danger of losing oneself on the surface and forgetting them. It’s that simple. Even Y’akoto, an artist known for her level-mindedness, is …

Etzia competing to represent Sweden at EuroVision 2017

Etzia competing to represent Sweden at EuroVision 2017

Source: SVT Etzia in Melodifestivalen 2017: Want to help other women On Saturday it’s time for debutant Etzia to take the stage in Malmö Arena with the song “Up”. The song is an energetic and full motion and Etzia want with it spread joy and warmth in February cold. But her participation also means a …

From Negro History to Afrikan History 1926 – 2016′ – Honouring The Father’

From Negro History to Afrikan History 1926 – 2016′ – Honouring The Father’

From Negro History to Afrikan History 1926 – 2016′ – Honouring The Father’ Date – 07/02/2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location – East Oxford Community Centre Discussion by local Afrikanists and Pan-Afrikanists on: How far ‘Negro History has achieved its original objectives? Since the inception of ‘Negro History Week’ in 1926, it has undergone various …

Hiphop, Knowledge, and the Academy

Hiphop, Knowledge, and the Academy

HIPHOP, KNOWLEDGE, AND THE ACADEMY Image for Hiphop lecture Friday, February 17, 2017 – 2:30pm to 5:00pm St Luke’s Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Professor Marcyliena Morgan (Executive Director of The Hiphop Archive) will introduce students and researchers in Oxford to The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University: the motivation behind its …

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 …

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 – …