Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Hat tip: Euromight By Georgette Koning on Italian Vogue Name Ovo Drenth. Famous for Being a model. Distinctive features Her smile and her glance. Career Of Nigerian origin, she grew up in a village in the Dutch countryside, utterly removed from the fashion system. But her determination helped her pave her own way. “No scout …

Carole Beausaint  Denîs invites you to a jam session every Monday in Amsterdam, it’s totally free !

Carole Beausaint Denîs invites you to a jam session every Monday in Amsterdam, it’s totally free !

Carole Beausaint Denîs invites you to a jam session every Monday in Amsterdam, it’s totally free ! Soupsessions Presents Bowl of Soul Mondays @ Candela Club 10.30pm till late Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 85-87 1017 PX Amsterdam, Netherlands 06 24670070

Summer School on Black Europe – Exploring Dimensions of Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations

Summer School on Black Europe – Exploring Dimensions of Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations

June 13th-30th, 2010 For additional information over this course, please contact Amy Abdou a.abdou@ninsee.nl. Download the Application Form Course Description The Summer School on Black Europe is an intensive two week course offered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The course is a collaboration between the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and NiNsee, the National Institute for the study …

Black Magic Woman Festival in Amsterdam

Black Magic Woman Festival in Amsterdam

November 12-15, 2009 Het Black Magic Woman Festival 2009 is er een van vernieuwing en verrassingen. Met een basis bedrag uit het Amsterdamse Kunstenplan kan het Festival de komende jaren goed neergezet worden. Onze dank is groot aan de wethouder die de Magic van Black Artistic Women onderkent, Carolien Gehrels. Met een nieuw gebouw kan …

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 …