Blacks are systematically controlled – Anna’s experience at border control in Basel

Blacks are systematically controlled – Anna’s experience at border control in Basel

From Anna’s blog: Results of racial profiling and police harassment may cause symptoms of anxiety, sleeplessness, paranoia, depreciated self-esteem, insecurity, mistrust of police, anger, and illness. Often, people of color are not aware of their rights in certain situations. You have the right to ask why you are being stopped. You have the right to …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. To commemorate our fifth list this year we name 5 women the following categories: Advocacy, Culture, Lifestyle, Politics, and Sports. This …

In her own words: Tina Turner on life in Switerland and selling Swisscom services

In her own words: Tina Turner on life in Switerland and selling Swisscom services

Hat tip on Swisscomm commercial: Lorraine Spencer via For Harriet Discover why Tina Turner turned down her US citizenship and became Swiss. What’s discretion, privacy and the iO communication app got to do with it? Please find out, share and comment. Exclusive: the yodel version of “Simply The Best” ringtone on iO. Follow Mrs. Tina …

7th Annual Summer School on BLACK EUROPE
Would you ever reveal a dark secret to a complete stranger – even if you knew you’d never meet that person again? This question is at the heart of author, Carolyn Moncel’s latest work, Railway Confessions – A Collection of Short Stories.

Would you ever reveal a dark secret to a complete stranger – even if you knew you’d never meet that person again? This question is at the heart of author, Carolyn Moncel’s latest work, Railway Confessions – A Collection of Short Stories.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Carolyn Moncel Mondavé Media 773.828.4500 carolyn@mondaveinc.com   Fictional Tales Examines Clandestine Meetings and Confessions Author Carolyn Moncel Releases Railway Confessions – A Collection of Short Stories   LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND, March 1, 2012 — Would you ever reveal a dark secret to a complete stranger – even if you knew you’d …

African Diaspora Congress of Switzerland March Meeting

African Diaspora Congress of Switzerland March Meeting

Latest statistics show that over 60‘000 Africans and people of African orgine live or work in Swit-zerland. This huge population is scattered all over the 26 cantons of the Swiss Confederation, mostly in major cities like Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne, Basel, Berne, Biel etc. The African population of Switzerland is composed mostly of legal residents who …

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Powerful woman

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Powerful woman

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Business & Entrepreneurship – Switzerland – Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG Pamela Thomas-Graham has been the Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisee Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since January 2010. Prior to …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own©

2010 List | 2012 List | 2013 List Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. The 2011 list names 35 women in 9 categories: Athletics, Entrepreneurship & Business, Law, Lifestyle, …

Powerful woman – Othella Davis – Jazz singer in Switzerland

Powerful woman – Othella Davis – Jazz singer in Switzerland

Othella Dallas – Performer Switzerland Othella Dallas is a Grand Old Lady of jazz, blues and funk. She began her singing career in Paris in 1950 and performed with Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole. She has been performing ever since and has lived in Switzerland since the 1960’s. Read more …

Taking care of business in Switzerland 5– Ludmilla Miller – Skinner Self Actualization

Taking care of business in Switzerland 5– Ludmilla Miller – Skinner Self Actualization

My fiancé and I decided we were up for a new challenge and said yes to the opportunity to move to Switzerland. We ended up in Zurich; he as an expatriate, I as a trailing spouse. Determined to make it work for the both of us, I was keen to secure an interesting role as …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland 2 – Kiki in Switzerland

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland 2 – Kiki in Switzerland

I’m a 30-something year old Jersey Girl living in Switzerland. I am married to a Swiss (ask him, he says he’s Aussie). A former teacher in the US, I now teach in Zurich. Ich spreche keine Deutsch (I don’t speak German).

Rashunda Trumble

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland 2– The New Media Diva

You may remember Rashunda from her Soul Sister blog profiled here. She’s added another blog to her arsenal. The New Media Diva Rashunda Tramble is a media veteran with over two decades of experience in the industry. She is currently managing editor of ISN Security Watch, the online news magazine of the International Relations and …

The 16th Summer University for Human Rights will take place in July-August in Spanish & September for French in Geneva

The 16th Summer University for Human Rights will take place in July-August in Spanish & September for French in Geneva

Hat tip Marian Douglas-Ungaro ***Français plus bas*** Estimad – os – as amig – os – as de los derechos humanos: Tenemos el gusto de recordarle que el programa de la XVI Universidad de Verano de Derechos Humanos de Ginebra esta disponible en nuestra página web www.cuhd.org/index_e.htm. Fecha límite de inscripción: el 30 de marzo …

Anna Dell’Era Dance and Movement Classes at the Othella Dallas Dance School in Basel

Anna Dell’Era Dance and Movement Classes at the Othella Dallas Dance School in Basel

Dance and Movement Classes @ the Othella Dallas Dance School Every Friday 17:00 – 18:15, 18:30 – 19:45 Uhr Debut Class November 27, 2009 Predigergässlein 18 (Totentanz), Basel Saturday classes available for children (while parents are shopping), advance reservation necessary: http://www.anna-dell-era.com/ About Anna Dell’Era Born in North Carolina, Anna attained a Bachelor of Arts-English from …

Othella Dallas – Diva in Basel, Switzerland

Othella Dallas – Diva in Basel, Switzerland

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3YqmmLM_zM[/youtube] Othella Dallas’ powerful voice and passionate dancing are known throughout the world. Born in 1925, she still is the vibrant “Little Girl from Memphis” at the peak of her career. Othella sings Blues, Gospel, Jazz and Latin melodies in a very personal and fascinating way. Her new CD “I Live The Life I Love”, …

Taking Care of Business in Switzerland  4– Kunbi Korostensky – Embracing Changes

Taking Care of Business in Switzerland 4– Kunbi Korostensky – Embracing Changes

Knubi, a sister in Switzerland, provides professional coaching services: Face any life changes courageously and learn to ease into allowing things to unfold with joy! We offer you the opportunity to master your change by working with our Spiritual Life Change Coaching to smoothly transition your changes and transform your life with clarity and sense …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland – A Soul Sister in Switzerland

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland – A Soul Sister in Switzerland

Rashunda is holding things down in Switzerland with her Soul Sister in Switzerland blog. Here is her impressive background: Rashunda Tramble is a media veteran with over two decades of experience in the industry. She made her television debut at the age of 14 as a teen reporter for WMC-TV???s ???Wake Up Call??? in Memphis, …

A Look At Zeedah Meierhofer Mangeli – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

A Look At Zeedah Meierhofer Mangeli – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

Zeedah Meierhofer Mangeli is a Board Member of King’s College London and the Director of the Meeting Place and Resource Center for Black Women in Zurich, Switzerland. Her address to the congress on the opening day was inspiring, funny and uplifting. Trained in the fields of sociology, pedagogy, and conflict resolution, she has been an …