May Ayim

May Ayim – Black poet fighting racism in Germany celebrated by Google

Afro-German May Ayim – Fighter against racism Hat Tip: @AfroGermans – Source: Speigel.de Brigitte Sylvia Gertrud Opitz was born in Hamburg in May 1960, her father was from Ghana , her mother was German. May Ayim was her stage name. She grew up in Münster with a foster family, she studied pedagogy in Regensburg, from the mid-eighties she lived …

2017 Power List

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© 2017 Black Women in Europe™ Power List from Black Women in Europe View and share on SlideShare and YouTube.

THE 8.INTERN: TÜBINGEN AFRICA FESTIVAL 2018 IN GERMANY IT IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR REGISTRATION & PARTICIPATION

THE 8.INTERN: TÜBINGEN AFRICA FESTIVAL 2018 IN GERMANY IT IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR REGISTRATION & PARTICIPATION

The 1-year break is over, its time to get back to business as usual and this time on a big note. The festival is now called GAIEXPO as it has included African Small and Medium enterprises worldwide. This sector shall promote the continent Africa not just as a tourist but business destination with endless opportunities …

Yakoto

Y’Akoto – Mermaid Blues

Y’Akoto’s New Album Bio from 2014 Y’AKOTO Letting go. Backpedalling. Taking a deep breath, The easiest things are often the most difficult ones to do. But in the supposed banality of these things lies the danger of losing oneself on the surface and forgetting them. It’s that simple. Even Y’akoto, an artist known for her level-mindedness, is …

Sharon Dodua Otoo wins 2016 Ingeborg Bachmann prize

Sharon Dodua Otoo wins 2016 Ingeborg Bachmann prize

Dodua Otoo wins 2016 Ingeborg Bachmann prize I first blogged about Sharon in 2007 and it is thrilling that 9 years later I can share her wonderful news. Sharon Dodua Otoo, born in London, received the 25,000 Euro Ingeborg Bachmann prize for the text “Mr Gröttrup sits down”. She lives and works in Berlin.  The …