Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

School’s in for the summer DECOLONIZING KNOWLEDGE AND POWER: POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, DECOLONIAL HORIZONS BARCELONA, SPAIN – JULY 2-12, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 5, 2018 The International Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) of the hidden agenda of modernity (that is, coloniality) in …

Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

Center of Study and Investigation for Decolonial Dialogues Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons A summer school in Barcelona, Spain July 17 – July 27, 2017 Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons Barcelona, Spain – July 17-27, 2017 Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 The international Summer School, “Decolonizing Knowledge and Power,” is an …

Las Morenas de España

Las Morenas de España is redefining the Black experience in Spain.

Las Morenas de España With stories, resources and insights and exclusive travel knowledge, Las Morenas de España is the ultimate destination for anyone with an interest in Spain.  With an intense love for the country as a whole, our founder was frustrated with the lack of representation and stories of Black individuals living in Spain despite the growing number residing in the …

Rita Bosaho 1st black woman in Spanish Parliament

Rita Bosaho 1st black woman in Spanish Parliament

Source: The Guardian Podemos’ Rita Bosaho becomes Spain’s first female black MP As Spanish politicians gear up for what could be weeks of political wrangling, the unprecedented election result has ushered in another first for the country, with Podemos’ Rita Bosaho becoming the first black person to win a seat in Spain’s parliament. “It’s about …

7th Annual Summer School on BLACK EUROPE
Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Spain

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Spain

Hi, I am Zara Chiron …… Zest for Life. Passion for Art, Culture, Languages and the Human experience. Purpose for days…! Interested in all things related to African Diaspora. Lived on 3 continents and in 4 countries. Speak English, French, Pidgin, (dreadfully broken) Igbo and am currently (struggling) to perfect my conversational Spanish. My vision is to help develop …

Get one-on-one help learning French or Spanish: Conquering Babel

Get one-on-one help learning French or Spanish: Conquering Babel

The Kindle (you can read a Kindle book from almost any electronic device – including a PC. See amazon.com/kindleapps for more details) version of Conquering Babel has now been updated to include a code which entitles the owner to 10% off French and Spanish lessons, face to face in Brussels or by Skype anywhere else. …

Powerful woman – Gloria Alozie – Athlete in Spain

Powerful woman – Gloria Alozie – Athlete in Spain

Glory Alozie – Athlete Spain Glory Alozie Oluchi is a Spanish athlete competing mostly in hurdling. While representing Nigeria she became African champion twice, and she still holds the African record for the 100 meters hurdles. Read more about Glory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glory_Alozie. She was included in the Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010.

If you live in Madrid, the Afro Madrid Group on Facebook is for you

If you live in Madrid, the Afro Madrid Group on Facebook is for you

Katrina Spencer started the Afro Madrid group on Facebook to connect those of us living in Madrid. This group has been created to facilitate meetings and communications between people of African descent in Madrid and Spain in general. Our hope is not only to share information about consumer goods, restaraunts and entertainment, but also about …

African Diaspora event in Madrid, Spain

African Diaspora event in Madrid, Spain

March 6, 2010 Provisional Program 16:00 Registration, coffee, music 16:30-16:45 Welcoming words Ministry of Culture Ministry of Equal UNESCO Comunidad de Madrid City Goverment Madrid African Union Egyptian Embassy Embassy of Equatorial Guinea Embassy of South Africa Pan Africanist Federation 16:45-17:00 Introduction and presentation – Ms Catherine Mikwe Ndong Former councilor and immigration cooperation and …

6th Pan African Conference Tcham Bissa 2009

6th Pan African Conference Tcham Bissa 2009

Madrid Spain 9th -10th October tribute to Dr Van Sertina APOLOGY ACT NOW! Should the Spanish democracy apologize AND REPAIR BLACK PEOPLE BY CENTURIES of slavery and colonialism? PARTICIPANTS Rigoberta Menchu Nobel Peace Prize (Guatemala) Reverend Aaron Buddy Larrie Community activist (Barbados) Montxo Armendariz Filmaker Doblehache Field nigger Artist and director of Hip-Hop Nation magazine-(Spain) …

Looking for Black expats in Rome, Milan, Barcelona and Madrid

Looking for Black expats in Rome, Milan, Barcelona and Madrid

Soul Cities with Nelson George From the desk of Nelson George August 1 In October I’ll be officially announcing that I’m editing a new international black travel site. Can’t tell you the name, but can say that there’ll be video, pictures and blogs about traveling while black that cover destinations in the U.S. and around …

Are the 151 million native Spanish speaking Blacks getting recognition from the Spanish government?

Are the 151 million native Spanish speaking Blacks getting recognition from the Spanish government?

Hat tip: The Blacklist From the Federación Panafricanista The Partido Popular (PP) is preparing a non-legislative proposal (PNL) with the intention that Spain “is solidarity and recognize the rights of blacks in history,” the spokesman explained yesterday Foreign PP, Gustavo de Arístegui. With the proposal, seeking a formula to recognize the historical grievances of black …

Mattiwilda Dobbs: Legendary Opera Singer and my friend Florie’s aunt

Mattiwilda Dobbs: Legendary Opera Singer and my friend Florie’s aunt

My long lost friend Florie told me that her aunt is an opera singer, but I could never remember her name. Just a while ago my friend Angela shared an article with me about the first graduating class of 10 black women to from Harvard Law School, of which she was one. In that article …