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 …

7th Annual Summer School on BLACK EUROPE
Crystal Deroche is an Art Director/ Fashion Stylist/Fashion Curator who was born and raised in Paris, France.

Crystal Deroche is an Art Director/ Fashion Stylist/Fashion Curator who was born and raised in Paris, France.

Ready for all commissioned assignments around the world, she works on Editorial and Commercial photo shoots. Previous assignments include: – London Fashion Week – Paris Fashion Week – Lagos Fashion and Design Week – Fashion Exhibition at the V&A Crystal is also open to bookings for video and television advertisements. A blend of colour,texture and …

3rd and final part of Al Jazeera’s Black France documentary

3rd and final part of Al Jazeera’s Black France documentary

The last episode of this series focuses on the extreme racism and discrimination black immigrants faced during times of economic hardship and through political shifts in post-World War II France. The 1973 oil crisis quadrupled the price of oil. The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) embargoed oil exports to countries that supported Israel …

Practice Dinner spécial “USA/Michelle Obama” avec Ellen Kountz

Practice Dinner spécial “USA/Michelle Obama” avec Ellen Kountz

Black Roses Network a le plaisir de vous annoncer que le premier practice dinner de la rentrée se fera le 2 novembre prochain à 19h à Paris. Le lieu exact vous sera communiqué très prochainement. Attention : la conférence démarrera à 19h30 précises Ce practice dinner est dans l’actualité car il sera pour nous, l’occasion de nous …

Aldridge Hansberry Jazz Trio ” Saturday night in the cosmos”

Aldridge Hansberry Jazz Trio ” Saturday night in the cosmos”

From Paris, the jazz trio is playing ” Saturday night in the cosmos ” (George Adams Don Pullen). Concert Exercpt august the 31th 2012 at the BAB -ILO (Paris). U. Aldridge Hansberry (drums & flûtes). Sebastien Buchholz (sax & contre alto clarinet). Jobic Le Masson (piano). Editor’s note: I met U. Aldridge Hansberry for lunch …

Meet Ellen Kountz – An American who grabbed Paris with both hands

Meet Ellen Kountz – An American who grabbed Paris with both hands

Source: Ellen Kountz Ellen was born at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California. In 1973 she moved with her parents and two older brothers to the North Shore of Long Island. Upon graduation from Great Neck North High School in 1988 she attended the undergraduate business program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania,in Philadelphia. …

Sandrine Joseph among the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders for 2012

Sandrine Joseph among the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders for 2012

My friend, mentor, 2010 Black Women in Europe™ Power Lister and super cool French chick Sandrine Joseph has another honor to add to her impressive list. This month she was named one of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders for 2012. To put this in perspective she is joined by the likes of David Cameron, …

Prissy Mag Editor & Founder Launches Black Hair in Paris Blog

Prissy Mag Editor & Founder Launches Black Hair in Paris Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth Thomas blackhairinparis@gmail.com   Prissy Mag Editor & Founder Launches Black Hair in Paris Blog February 26, 2012 Paris, France Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen, Editor and Founder of webzine Prissy Mag, today announced the launch of a new blog called “Black Hair in Paris.”  The blog aims to provide readers with much-needed practical …

Black Paris Profiles – A Celebration of the Black Experience in the City of Light

Black Paris Profiles – A Celebration of the Black Experience in the City of Light

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Reeves 001-212-658-9351; info@discoverparis.net Black Paris Profiles™: A Celebration of the Black Experience in the City of Light Paris, France, February 26, 2012—In celebration of Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March) 2012, Discover Paris! is pleased to announce the release of its latest e-publication: Black Paris Profiles™ by …

Unique Walking the Spirit Tours of Black Paris calendar

Unique Walking the Spirit Tours of Black Paris calendar

Dear readers, Here is my 2011 holiday gift to you. I am sharing an exclusive offer for the unique Walking the Spirit Tours of Black Paris calendar. Have a wonderful holiday and a blessed 2012! Hello Black Women of Europe! Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris is extending a special offer to you: 2012 …

Do you live in Paris or London? Love all things beauty? Bloggers wanted.

Do you live in Paris or London? Love all things beauty? Bloggers wanted.

Hello Beautiful BWIE! Do you love to talk all things beauty? Well Isabis is looking for YOU to try our products and tell us and the world what you think! We are launching a beauty social commerce website where ethnic women in Europe will be able to shop for great products that have not hit …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe – France 8 – Paris via Brooklyn

Black Women Bloggers in Europe – France 8 – Paris via Brooklyn

Check out Cleopatra’s blog about her life in Paris after Brooklyn: Moved to Paris in the summer of 2009 after living in Brooklyn, NY all my life, this blog is document all of my experiences on this journey of life… Read the Paris via Brooklyn blog.

Carolyn Moncel moved from Chicago to Paris, currently resides in Lausanne and is the author of two books

Carolyn Moncel moved from Chicago to Paris, currently resides in Lausanne and is the author of two books

A virtual media and web consultant by day and author by night, Carolyn Davenport-Moncel moved to Paris from Chicago, her hometown, in 2001. In Paris, she started the first English-speaking Virtual Assistance firm. Known for her online articles on media relations, Moncel owns MotionTemps, LLC (www.motiontemps.com), a Digital Project and Web Content Management firm with …

Rougui Dia is the head chef at 144 PETROSSIAN in Paris

Rougui Dia is the head chef at 144 PETROSSIAN in Paris

Hat tip: Euromight Be sure to read Monique Well’s interview with Chef Dia. Snippet of article by By Laurent Feneau Rougui Dia comes from a Senegalese family of seven children, five girls and two boys. Every evening, once their homework had been done, the girls shared the housework and the cooking. Which meant that Rougui …

Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen is an author of two books and creator of an online magazine about Paris

Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen is an author of two books and creator of an online magazine about Paris

Bio taken from pljbooks.com: Paris-based author Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen has been writing since her mother put her in white patent leather shoes. She was the secretary at Sunday school when she was nine and loved taking the minutes and proudly reading them off at the end of service. However, her real encouragement didn’t come until she …