Gloria Ray Karlmark-Little Rock 9 trailblazer-Swedish resident-Meet her on the 13th in Stockholm

Gloria Ray Karlmark-Little Rock 9 trailblazer-Swedish resident-Meet her on the 13th in Stockholm

Lucia Day Luncheon – December 13, 2007 with Emily Samson Tepe 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Stockholm Grand Hotel, Hall of Mirrors Special Guest – Gloria Ray Karlmark Just before Christmas, Lucia comes to light up the long Swedish winter nights. Enjoy this bright and beautiful Lucia Day celebration in the elegant setting of the Grand Hotel???s …

A Look At Daphne Sandberg – A Workshop Facilitator at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress

A Look At Daphne Sandberg – A Workshop Facilitator at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress

Daphne Sandberg facilitated the “Preparing for the Way Forward-The Importance of Networking” workshop, and moderated the question and answer session following the “European Black Womens’ Perspectives: Claiming a space for Gender and Identity through Empowerment” panel presentation at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna. Daphne sits on the Executive Board of the Swedish …

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 2 – Daphne Wilding – Marie-Raphaelle

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 2 – Daphne Wilding – Marie-Raphaelle

Daphne is designing and making delicate, beautiful handmade jewelry in southern Sweden. I picked up a pair of earrings and a necklace from her in the early days of her business to wear to a formal dance. I’m looking forward to adding to my collection. Painting by Evangelina Diego Daphne says: From my mother I …

The African Prescence In Norway: 1600 TO 2000 C.E.

The African Prescence In Norway: 1600 TO 2000 C.E.

My friend Shola in Stockolm sent me this information about a fascinating project in Norway: The project Africans in Norway is a historical project, which aims to document and present the history of the African presence in Norway during the period from 1600 to present. The project was initiated in response to the need to …

More about Nyamko Sabuni

More about Nyamko Sabuni

In a tall, blond government, a small black woman like Nyamko Sabuni was always going to stand out. It is, though, the former refugees outspoken views that have demanded attention in her adopted Sweden, where she wants a ban on the veil for under-15s and compulsory gynaecological checks for all schoolgirls to protect against genital …

Nyamko Ana Sabuni – First Black Minister in Sweden

Nyamko Ana Sabuni – First Black Minister in Sweden

Nyamko Ana Sabuni (born 31 March 1969) is the Swedish Minister for Integration and Gender Equality. A member of the Liberal People’s Party, Sabuni has been a member of the Riksdag (Parliament) since 2002 and a member of the party board since 2004. As an opposition politician, Sabuni proposed banning the veil for girls under …