Black Cultural Archives

Arike Oke, Black Cultural Archive’s Managing Director

In 2019, Arike Oke joined Black Cultural Archives as Managing Director. Listen to this clip of her on BBC Radio explaining why the charity is so important. Read this interview with her for her vision for Black Cultural Archives. On Wednesday 20 May 2020, BCA Managing Director, Arike Oke, shared a preview of BCA’s new …

Black Europe Summer School

Black Europe Summer School 2020 – COVID-19 Update

Please visit the Black Europe Summer School website for a message from BESS Director Kwame Nimako regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 program: 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE 10 April 2020​ I write to update you on our plans to ensure that BESS will take place this summer, in light of the shutdown around the CORVID-19 in …

EU Regions

Work side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week

OPPORTUNITY ALERT: Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. What do we offer? Trainings on journalism and EU regional policy The chance to receive mentorship from established journalists from your country Working side by side with renowned journalists during the EU …

Black Europe Summer School 2020 – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Extended deadline! Black Europe Summer School 2020 13th Annual Program June 21 – July 3, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 13th 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 European …

Afropololitan

BOZAR : 4th edition of the Afropolitan Festival, 28.02-1.03.2020

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL HEROES AND HEROINES. For its fourth edition, the AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL invites artists and the public to celebrate their heroines and heroes. Musicians as Fela Kuti and Miriam Makeba have marked and continue to inspire generations of artists and activists of all ages and backgrounds. Just like the author Toni Morrison, who died in …

March 1st deadline: Black Feminism Summer School

Do not miss the 2020 DECOLONIAL BLACK FEMINISM SUMMER SCHOOL. This year we have confirmed the participation of ANGELA DAVIS, OYERONKE OYEWUMI, GINA DENT, KARINA OCHOA, ANGELA FIGUEREIDO, AND OTHERS. The summer school is held in BAHIA, BRAZIL (all courses in English) from Monday, August 17 to Friday, August 21, 2020. DEADLINE OF APPLICATIONS IS …

Hello Hair & Beauty Lovers!

We’re back! Europe’s biggest and best exhibition for people of colour is back. Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2019 is happening live and direct on 26th & 27th May 2019 at the Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street Islington London N1 0QH. Tickets : Adults and children over 5 : Advance tickets £13  / £15 on the …

SYMPOSIUM: RACE, POWER & CULTURE, A CRITICAL LOOK AT BELGIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

  22-24 May 2019What about diversity in Belgian cultural institutions? Over the course of three evenings, the symposium ‘Race, power and culture’ examines the racial power dynamics in the cultural sector and aims to initiate a dialogue. Artists and activists will talk about their experiences. Academics talk about their specific research. Between the keynotes and …