Another Dutch Novel Reinforces Sexual Sterotypes Of Black Women In Holland

Another Dutch Novel Reinforces Sexual Sterotypes Of Black Women In Holland

Hat tip: Afro Europe International Blog In the Netherlands an author started a row by publishing a book that is sexual stereotyping black women. The book ‘Alleen maar nette mensen’ (Just fine people) is the debut of Dutch author Robert Vuistjes. Naturally all of the information I’ve seen about this book is in Dutch except …

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet is the Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet was born in Amsterdam in 1957. She is the Mayor of the Bijlmer Borrough in Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet majored in Education and she was the manager of Home Welfare Foundation. As a member of the Amsterdam’s City Council (1998 – 2002) Elvira Sweet was part …

More about the Black is Beautiful exhibit in Amsterdam

More about the Black is Beautiful exhibit in Amsterdam

Black is Beautiful. Rubens to Dumas Dates 26 July ??? 26 October 2008 Location The Nieuwe Kerk, Dam, Amsterdam Open Daily from 10 am to 6 pm. In October open on Thursday till 10 p.m. Public Information T: 00. 31. 20 6386909 Website http://www.nieuwekerk.nl/ Admission ??? 10 Groups ??? 15 persons: ??? 8 Children up …

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Just a quick note to let you know that there will be a conference for Women of the African Diaspora in Amsterdam on 27 July. It will only cost 5 euros and is part of a larger outdoor festival happening the same weekend. If you can come to Amsterdam this summer please save this date! …

Carole Beausaint Denis

Carole Beausaint Denis

Carole Beausaint Denis is a singer-songwriter born in London and currently based in Amsterdam. She has co-written songs with many prominent members of the UK music scene such as Nick Van Gelder (Ozric Tentacles, Jamiroquai, Akimbo) and two-time Grammy Award winner Phil Ramocon (Jimmy Cliff, Neneh Cherry, Keb??? Mo???). Her career as a singer has …