International Richard Wright Centennial Conference

International Richard Wright Centennial Conference

The American University of Paris announces the International Richard Wright Centennial Conference. It will be held 19-21 June 2008 at The American University of Paris and at the Mus??e des ann??es trente (Museum of the Nineteen Thirties), in Boulogne-Billancourt. The Conference will encourage broad international and interdisciplinary explorations of Wright’s life and writing, with a …

Rajul Paris is participating-A Parisien Multi-ethnic Expo Design Entrepreneuriat Fair

Rajul Paris is participating-A Parisien Multi-ethnic Expo Design Entrepreneuriat Fair

15 to 16th December 2007 From 11am to 7pm Rencontres Eph??m??res: A Parisien Multi-ethnic Expo Design Entrepreneuriat Fair Rencontres Eph??m??res organize regularly friendly Design Entrepreneuriat Expo ???vente priv??e with young creators, designers, artists or entrepreneurs in the influences of multi – ??thniques. Centre Momboye – 25 Rue Boyer – Paris 20??me 25 rue Boyer – …

Laura Flessel, Olympian Fencer

Laura Flessel, Olympian Fencer

Laura Flessel-Colovic (born November 6, 1971 in Pointe-??-Pitre) is a French ??p??e fencer. She is currently number one on the all-time list of French female Winter or Summer Olympic medal winners with five medals, two more than those on joint second place: Micheline Ostermeyer, Marielle Goitschel, Pascale Trinquet-Hachin, Perrine Pelen, Anne Briand-Bouthiaux, Marie-Jos?? P??rec, Jeannie …

How Did I Miss This Story? – You’re worth it – if white. L’Oreal guilty of racism

How Did I Miss This Story? – You’re worth it – if white. L’Oreal guilty of racism

The French campaign group SOS Racisme brought the case against L’Or??al, the world’s largest cosmetics firm, over the campaign in 2000. Garnier France sought saleswomen to demonstrate the shampoo line Fructis Style in supermarkets outside Paris. They sought young women to hand out samples and discuss hairstyling with shoppers. In July 2000, a fax detailing …

A Look At Sylvia Serbin – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

A Look At Sylvia Serbin – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

Interview – Sylvia Serbin Uploaded by 2fresh Sylvia Serbin is a journalist, historian and author. She was born in Africa, raised in the West Indies, and lives in France. In her address to the 1st Black European Women’s Congress she presented her book, Reines d’Afrique et héroïnes de la diaspora noire. [Queens and heroines of …

Rama Yade, une jeune etoile montante dans l’equipe de Sarkozy

Rama Yade, une jeune etoile montante dans l’equipe de Sarkozy

Femme, jeune et noire: 30 ans, la secretaire nationale de l’UMP charge de la francophonie Rama Yade est l’une des figures montantes de l’equipe de campagne de Nicolas Sarkozy, charg??e de porter haut les couleurs de la diversite. Beau visage et grande allure, la jeune femme d’originie senegalaise, diplome de Sciences-Po et administratrice au Senat, …

Slaver voyages

Slaver voyages

Here are some brutal facts about the French slavers: – Slaver voyages: France, 4,200; British North America/United States, 1,500. – Slaves transported: France 1,250,000, British North America/United States, 300,000. – Slaves delivered to: French West Indies: 1,600,000, British North America/United States, 500,000. In the history of the Atlantic slave trade, the French turned four times …

Taking Care of Business in France part 2 – Sandrine Joseph – Arts & Talents

Taking Care of Business in France part 2 – Sandrine Joseph – Arts & Talents

Sandrine Joseph supports the arts in France:En cr??ant @rts & Talents en 2000, j???ai r??alis?? un r??ve, celui de pouvoir r??unir deux domaines contemporains : les technologies du web et les cr??ations de mes amis artistes. Aujourd???hui la floraison de sites, de blogs, de portails artisitiques et culturels montre la force incroyable que peut d??gager …

Guillaume Guillon Lethiere – Black French painter

Guillaume Guillon Lethiere – Black French painter

In 1980, an unsigned painting acquired by the Rhode Island School of Design a few years earlier, was identified as the work of the once-popular French artist, Guillaume Guillon Lethiere who was born in 1760. Although such attributions are rarely newsworthy, what should have made this one more interesting to us as Americans than even …