It’s Okay To Call The Brexit A Racial Problem

It’s Okay To Call The Brexit A Racial Problem

Across the pond, the United States is enduring social and political crisis as fascinating as it is heartbreaking. Minority Americans are feeling marginalized and in some cases directly persecuted – not purely by Donald Trump or the far-right takeover of government, but by the social atmosphere those things permit and encourage. Police brutality against African-Americans …

Sabina Ddumba – Swedish singer known for Gospel and Soul

Sabina Ddumba – Swedish singer known for Gospel and Soul

Sabina Ddumba Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sabina Ddumba Ddumba at Allsång på Skansen in 2015 Sabina Ddumba, (born 23 February 1994) is a Swedish singer. Ddumba grew up in Fisksätra, Nacka. Her music has soul, gospel, and R&B influences. Ddumba was a backing vocalist on Katy Perry’s song “Walking on Air” and has collaborated with artists such as the hip-hop band Looptroop Rockers, duo Lorentz & Sakarias and Adam …

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, joined the RCN as head of Nursing in 2015, providing leadership to the Nursing departments. Donna was then promoted and joined the RCN Executive Team to Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice in 2016, where her key role is to work with UK-wide …

To Exist is to Resist – Call for Submissions

To Exist is to Resist – Call for Submissions

To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe This edited collection will explore how women of colour: Theorize Black feminism and womanism from European perspectives Build and sustain activist spaces for survival and resistance Challenge, subvert and transform socialist, feminist, populist and/or anarchist politics Develop transnational alliances and intersectional and intergenerational coalitions for equality and …

Black women in England are twice as likely to be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer as white women.

Black women in England are twice as likely to be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer as white women.

Source: The Guardian Black women in England are more likely to get advanced breast cancer than white women, new analysis by Cancer Research UK and Public Health England shows. It was concluded that late-stage disease affected almost twice as many black women (22% of black African women and 22% of black Caribbean women) than white …

Chopstreets is your guide to discovering African and Caribbean Cuisines in the U.K with the touch of a button.

Chopstreets is your guide to discovering African and Caribbean Cuisines in the U.K with the touch of a button.

We believe eating is a social activity and it is said that the best friendships are made over food, we agree! African food is rich, diverse, colourful and flavoursome and we have made it our mission to help you discover great places where you can enjoy delicious food from the African Continent and the Caribbean Islands right …

Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group {ideel förening} {nonprofit}

Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group {ideel förening} {nonprofit}

It was very uplifting to see my friends’ service posts from today in honour of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Well done! I confess I did not leave the house today. But for my part I finished the website for my Black Women In Europe™Social Media Group ideel förening|nonprofit quietly formed last autumn. May we …

Power List

Jennifer Tosch – Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2016 – A List of Our Own©

Jennifer Tosch, Culture: The Netherlands, Founder of Black Heritage Tours Jennifer Tosch launched Black Heritage Tours Amsterdam in 2013 after taking the Black Europe Summer School course at the University of Amsterdam. The inspiration for the tours first came not only from the transformative experience I had as a student of the BESS, but also …

Exclusive discount on Yoga retreat for Women of Colour in the UK

Exclusive discount on Yoga retreat for Women of Colour in the UK

Special offer:  The inaugural retreat for women of color is just under a week away. Join the OYA team for yoga, grounded movement and meditation. Vegan cuisine with Ghanaian flair, pool, sisterhood and more await you. If you use the promo code “blackwomeneurope” you’ll receive a 10% discount on the July retreat if you book …

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Lola Akinmade Åkerström: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero

Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Multi-Award Winning Travel Photographer: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary notes: I picked Lola as a Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary Shero not only because of her enormous photography talent (my Swede was impressed with her camera when he observed it draped around her neck …

BWIE 10th Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary Wow, I can’t believe we have our 10 year anniversary in 2016. Sounds cliche but I remember launching the blog as if it were yesterday. But 1,827 posts, 15 awards, and 3 international speaking engagements later it truly does add up to 10 years of passion.   Logo …

What’s Happening in Black British History III

What’s Happening in Black British History III

29 October 2015, 10:30 – 18:00 Event Type: Workshop Venue: The Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, first floor) Venue Details: Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU Convenors: Miranda Kaufmann and Michael Ohajuru Programme 10.30-10.45 Registration: tea & coffee 10.45-11.30 Keynote address: Eric Huntley 11.30-1.00 Session One: Challenging the Conventional Narratives Chair: Rovianne Matovu (Freelance Museum …

Jade Avia, DJ & Radio personality in London

Jade Avia, DJ & Radio personality in London

Jade Avia Biography Jade Avia is a young, beautiful, natural TV and Radio presenter. She currently co-hosts the Capital Xtra Breakfast Show with Kojo and presents her own Sunday evening show 16.00-20.00. Jade also hosts The Chart Show for Emirates in flight entertainment. Jade is very hands on and has recently produced and presented an online …

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 15 event in Oxford

Race and Resistance across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century – May 15 event in Oxford

Launched in January 2013, the Race and Resistance network brings together researchers in the history, literature, and culture of anti-racist movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and beyond. We meet every Friday during term-time, with sessions taking a variety of formats, including lectures by invited speakers, short research presentations, …