Nita Wiggins

I’m in love with Nita Wiggins!

Nita Wiggins’ Amazing Parisian Life Biographical source: NitaWiggins.com Nita Wiggins is a twenty-year broadcast journalism veteran of American television, in both the sports and news realms. Since 2009 she has been a journalism trainer at the reputed L’Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris (Paris, France), where she teaches American Principles and Practices of Journalism (and …

Chocolate + Leather

Chocolate + Leather

We offer custom designed shopping and food itineraries in Paris, London & NYC. Contact us to shop & eat like a local in the world’s most fashionable cities. Your Style. Our Design. Step 1 – Questionnaire Share your style, tastes, budget and preferences in a detailed questionnaire We’ll study it closely to understand your needs and priorities Step 2 …

Nyansapo Fest – Paris mayor vows to halt black feminist festival, then backtracks

Nyansapo Fest – Paris mayor vows to halt black feminist festival, then backtracks

Source: France 24 Nyansapo Fest – Paris mayor vows to halt black feminist festival, then backtracks It’s an embarrassing turnaround for the mayor who appears to have leapt to the position of far-right groups instead of checking the facts of the situation. The Nyansapo Fest, which is organised by the Mwasi Collective, is set to take …

Power List

Monique Wells – Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2016 – A List of Our Own©

Monique Wells – Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2016 – A List of Our Own© Monique Y. Wells is a 20-year resident of Paris, France. She is co-owner of Discover Paris! – Personalized Itineraries for Independent Travelers, and is also a freelance travel writer and editor. Through Discover Paris!, Monique has provided services tailored …

Ellen Kountz: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero

Ellen Kountz, Finance Guru: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary notes: I picked Ellen to be a Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary Shero because she’s gutsy, a trailblazer and extremely cool. I first blogged about Ellen in August 2012. Born in California and raised in New York State …

“A Language to Dwell In”: James Baldwin, Paris, and International Visions

“A Language to Dwell In”: James Baldwin, Paris, and International Visions

Hat tip: Angela Shaw AUP is proud to announce its upcoming conference “A Language to Dwell In”: James Baldwin, Paris, and International Visions from 26-28 May 2016. The conference will represent a broad international and interdisciplinary explorations of Baldwin’s life and writing, with a special emphasis on the Paris he inhabited, both what it was and …

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side. In our fourth article, DeVon Thompson discovered that music build bridges.  Europe looms big! That may sound strange coming from a black American woman but when you say the phrase ‘I’ve been to Europe people’s eyes …