Our List of Winners in the 2018 European Athletics Championships

        European Champion. Still missing the words…. #happyness #thankful #victory #luckyme #fly A post shared by Malaika Mihambo (@mali.mihambo) on Aug 11, 2018 at 2:54pm PDT   🥉 After one of the most memorable long jump competitions in living memory, @SharaProctor emerged from the Olympiastadion in Berlin with a bronze medal to …

Black Europe Summer School

Black Europe Summer School: time to think about attending next summer

The Black Europe Summer School is a two-week intensive course held each summer in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course explores the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora and other people of color in Europe. Participants learn about the origins of Black Europe and investigate the impact of colonial legacies on policies, social organizations, and legislation …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 – …

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 …

Candice McKenzie

DJ Candice McKenzie: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero

DJ Candice McKenzie: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary notes: I picked Candice to be a Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary Shero for many reasons but mainly for her positive energy that I find completely infectious! I first blogged about Candice in March 2009 when I learned about …

BWIE 10th Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary Wow, I can’t believe we have our 10 year anniversary in 2016. Sounds cliche but I remember launching the blog as if it were yesterday. But 1,827 posts, 15 awards, and 3 international speaking engagements later it truly does add up to 10 years of passion.   Logo …

Rita Bosaho 1st black woman in Spanish Parliament

Rita Bosaho 1st black woman in Spanish Parliament

Source: The Guardian Podemos’ Rita Bosaho becomes Spain’s first female black MP As Spanish politicians gear up for what could be weeks of political wrangling, the unprecedented election result has ushered in another first for the country, with Podemos’ Rita Bosaho becoming the first black person to win a seat in Spain’s parliament. “It’s about …

Fountainhead Tanz Theatre November 2015 e-Letter

Fountainhead Tanz Theatre November 2015 e-Letter

FOUNTAINHEAD® Tanz Théâtre e – Letter November 2015 . Berlin.Germany www.fountainhead-tanz-theatre.de www.blackinternationalcinema.de www.black-international-cinema.com Please send replies to / Bitte senden Sie Antworten an bicdance@aol.com Anniversary 2015 Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre, 35 years Black International Cinema Berlin, 30th edition Black International Cinema Berlin Film Awards, 25 years THE COLLEGIUM – Forum & Television Program Berlin, 20 years …

The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’

The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’

Blackness in Britain Conference The Black Special Relationship’: African American scholarship and its impact on Black intellectual life in Britain’ 30-31st October Birmingham City University Click for full information. The Blackness in Britain conference series is concerned with the past and future histories and narratives of Black populations in the UK and the wider African …

Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations Black Europe Summer School Program 2016 June 20 – July 1, 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 9th 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 …

The Barcelona 2016 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School

The Barcelona 2016 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power Summer School

Center of Study and Investigation for Decolonial Dialogues Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons A summer school in Barcelona, Spain July 11- July 21, 2016 Application Deadline: February 1, 2016 The international Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) …

Artwell’s Contribution to Oxford’s African History Month 2015

Artwell’s Contribution to Oxford’s African History Month 2015

Date: Saturday 24 October 2015 Time: 17.00 – 21.00 Place: United Reform Church Hall, Oxford Road, Cowley 0X4 2ES (near Temple Cowley Library) Email EOCC@redjel.co.uk for more information or text 0775 78 12 449 Ancient Africa’s Gift to: Law, Architecture, Mathematics, Judaism, Islam and Christianity. This is a 45 minute slide introduction to Africa’s Gifts …

Telling it like it was – Dr. Hakim Adi

Telling it like it was – Dr. Hakim Adi

Yesterday’s Black History Month Lecture organized at Pembroke College by Black Minority Ethnic Staff Network, Oxford University was inspiring as well as interesting. The Pichette Auditorium was filled with a healthy mix of students, staff and community to listen to Dr. Hakim Adi, Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at Chichester University, talk about The …

Oxford University’s Black History Month Lecture 2015

Oxford University’s Black History Month Lecture 2015

On 20th October at 6pm, Professor Hakim Adi will present the University of Oxford’s 2015 Black History Month Lecture, entitled ‘The 70th Anniversary of the Manchester Pan-African Congress and Its Significance Today’. The Fifth Pan-African Congress (Manchester 1945) was the most influential and politically significant of the seven Pan-African Congresses, as it brought together key …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Sweden 6

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Sweden 6

About me History in The Making. My name is Madeleine Fall and I am a citizen of the world, Senegal made me and Sweden raised me. I can Only see the Opportunities in life and there are no limits for how far I can go. My fantasy is my best friend. In my world it …