Europe Falling Behind on Trafficking Victim Identification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || July 3, 2018   Contact: Stacy Hope Phone: +1 (202) 225-1901 Stacy.Hope@mail.house.gov www.csce.gov www.facebook.com/helsinkicommission www.twitter.com/helsinkicomm   ANNUAL TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT: EUROPE FALLING BEHIND ON TRAFFICKING VICTIM IDENTIFICATION  WASHINGTON—Last week, the U.S. Department of State released the 18th annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which tracks the progress of 189 countries toward meeting minimum …

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Berlin – Protest 2018

On Friday, June 29, starting at 5:00 pm, the Black Lives Matter Protest will take place for the third time in a row. Black Lives Matter Berlin – Protest 2018 Friday, June 29 at 6 PM – 10 PM UTC+02 Mohrenstraße, 10117 Berlin, Deutschland The protest march marks the peak of a one-month event program, the BLM Month. Once …

It is shocking to see that so little has been done to tackle persistent and widespread racial discrimination in employment across Europe.

No progress in curbing racial discrimination in the European labour market – in particular for women of colour Brussels, 21 March 2018 – Despite anti-discrimination laws, ethnic and religious minorities and migrants continue to face racial discrimination when looking for a job and in the workplace, according to a new report by the European Network …

Jaqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson wins the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Note: While this post is not about a black woman living or working in Europe, Jaqueline Woodson won a prize named for Sweden’s most beloved children’s author. To me that is noteworthy. Jacqueline Woodson wins the world’s largest prize for children’s literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award This is awesome! This is HUGE! I’m awake …

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Set up your budget and stick with it – Kick Butt with your Finances in 2018

New Year’s Money Guide Part 2 Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Set up your budget and stick with it Setting up a budget can feel as painful as a visit to the dentist, but here’s a simple rule to make it easy. Look at your …

Decolonizing the Mind – 20 Questions and Answers

News from Power Lister Jennifer Tosch: Congratulations Prof Stephen Small, my UC Berkeley and BHAT Int’l board member! We are thrilled to share this new book with all of you! Producing new knowledge helps to advance the field and definitely helps to inform our tour narratives! The Decolonizing the Mind book is available online.

Thank you

Her Thank You Restored My Faith in Strangers

Most of my European life has been spent helping others. In no small part because I founded JobsinStockholm.com in 2006. The very purpose of this job board was to help desperate people. I was one of those desperate people, so I knew how they felt. They found themselves in Sweden with English and their native …

3 day International Conference-African-Atlantic Futures

Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures – 31 Aug – 2 Sept 2018 University of Leeds, United Kingdom Three-day International Conference At a time when new dynamics are emerging around the issues of justice (transitional, reparative, etc.), mourning and commemoration in Africa and its diaspora, the conference “Memory and Performance in African-Atlantic Futures” seeks to consider the current historical conjuncture …

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

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 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. …

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 …

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 …