Announcing Urban Life – the website of Black culture in Sweden

Announcing Urban Life – the website of Black culture in Sweden

Andy Collins has launched a great website about Black culture in Sweden. Andy, a brother from the UK has worked tirelessly to put together an excellent product. Take a look at UrbanLife.se and if you like it, share it with others. And yes, there is Black culture in Sweden!

Meet Danish Singer, Songwriter and Producer Ida Corr

Meet Danish Singer, Songwriter and Producer Ida Corr

Ida Corr was born in Århus is a Danish singer, songwriter and music producer. In 2004 Corr collaborated with house producer Morten Trust on “I Put My Faith in You,” a moderately popular dance hit on MoHo Records. She rose to fame in her native Denmark in 2005 with the release of her debut album …

Barbara Hendricks, Soprano in Sweden

Barbara Hendricks, Soprano in Sweden

Technorati Tags: Barbara Hendricks,Black female performers in Scandinavia,Black Sweden,Black Scandinavia Barbara Hendricks is an American-born operatic soprano and concert singer. She is also known for her work as a human rights activist. Hendricks is currently a citizen of Sweden. Hendricks was born in Stephens, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s …

Cyndee Peters is a wonderful artist.

Cyndee Peters is a wonderful artist.

Technorati Tags: Cyndee Peters,Black Scandinavia,Black Sweden,Black female performers in Scandinavia Official Bio : Cyndee Peters is a wonderful singer and artist…ask almost any Swede. Her legendary career reflects a remarkable and very personal journey from proud origins in North Carolina, to New York City where as a teenager her talents were nurtured, and ultimately led …

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Black Expat Voters in Stockholm Know Their Votes Count

Democrats Abroad Sweden had a voter registration event in Stockholm this week. It was just one of their many voter registration events and fundraising activities. Black Expats realize the importance of voting absentee ballot. I was happy to meet several others who are proud to exercise their right to vote. Go to Vote From Abroad …

Young Motswana Entrepreneur Shines in Sweden

Young Motswana Entrepreneur Shines in Sweden

Hat tip to Time Out TIME OUT caught up with Ayesha Bontle Quraishi, a Botswana born entertainment entrepreneur who now resides in Sweden Interview By: Thabiso Maretlwaneng on her recent visit to the country of her birth as part of a Swedish Embassy initiative. Aisha is poster the poster child for ambition. Not content with …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden – Scandinavian Insider

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden – Scandinavian Insider

Collette Logan-Andersen publishes the Scandinavian Insider magazine: The Scandinavian Insider, formerly South of Sweden, is Sweden???s leading English language magazine on lifestyle & business for the growing international community. Published quarterly, the Insider elegantly mixes business with pleasure to give readers a complete package of real life in Sweden. From entertainment to news, business to …

From Sweden to Brussels to Denver?

From Sweden to Brussels to Denver?

I am heading to the Democrats Abroad (DA) Europe, Middle East and Africa Regional Caucus today in Brussels. Among other issues 4 Obama delegates will be chosen who will attend the Democratic National Convention in Denver in August. Additional delegtes will be chosen at other DA caucuses. The Obama campaign has approved my application to …

Brief Look At Swedish Pop Group Afro-Dite

Brief Look At Swedish Pop Group Afro-Dite

F??rglada, meriterade och folkk??ra tog vi dem i v??ra hj??rtan. Colorful, well known and loved by their audience we took them to our hearts. If??rda glittriga kl??nningar vann denna glamour??sa grupp Melodifestivalen 2002 med “Never Let It Go”, den f??rsta engelskspr??kiga vinnaren i den svenska finalen. Kl??derna kom att skapa ett nytt ord p?? de …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Taking Care of Business in Sweden – South of Sweden Magazine – Collette Logan Andersson

Taking Care of Business in Sweden – South of Sweden Magazine – Collette Logan Andersson

Moving to a new country is often daunting, but this sister in Sweden is easing the transition with her magazine. South of Sweden (SOS) is an English language lifestyle & business magazine for the ??resund???s growing international community. Published monthly SOS focuses on cultural, recreational, and commercial issues. Our contributors write in-depth narratives, business profiles, …