Tiphanie Jamison
black Holland, Black Netherlands

I laugh a lot because I am a dork and a legend in my own shower. 

Because we can save ourselves, I want you to meet Tiphanie. The Natives (the Natives are my 4 babies 8 and under Twins +1+1) are sleeping or at least pretending to be… so I have a few minutes before the youngest among them summons for his middle of the night libation. LOL Hey there from …

Nita Wiggins
black france, Black Paris

I’m in love with Nita Wiggins!

Nita Wiggins’ Amazing Parisian Life Biographical source: NitaWiggins.com Nita Wiggins is a twenty-year broadcast journalism veteran of American television, in both the sports and news realms. Since 2009 she has been a journalism trainer at the reputed L’Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris (Paris, France), where she teaches American Principles and Practices of Journalism (and …

Black Women in Europe

Contribute to the 7th Biennial Afroeuropeans Network Conference: “Black In/Visibilities Contested”

The organizing committee of the 7th Biennial Network Conference which will take place from 4 to 6 July 2019 in Lisbon is currently seeking for panel contributions on several topics to be covered during the event. They should address one of the following themes: Black Europe at its intersections Panels should reflect the various axes …

Black Europe Summer School
African Diaspora, afro europeans, black amsterdam, Black Europe

Black Europe Summer School: time to think about attending next summer

The Black Europe Summer School is a two-week intensive course held each summer in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The course explores the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora and other people of color in Europe. Participants learn about the origins of Black Europe and investigate the impact of colonial legacies on policies, social organizations, and legislation …

African Diaspora

Europe Falling Behind on Trafficking Victim Identification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || July 3, 2018   Contact: Stacy Hope Phone: +1 (202) 225-1901 Stacy.Hope@mail.house.gov www.csce.gov www.facebook.com/helsinkicommission www.twitter.com/helsinkicomm   ANNUAL TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT: EUROPE FALLING BEHIND ON TRAFFICKING VICTIM IDENTIFICATION  WASHINGTON—Last week, the U.S. Department of State released the 18th annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which tracks the progress of 189 countries toward meeting minimum …

Slay in your Lane
black England, black london, black UK

How to succeed at school & work in the UK while black

#BlackGirlMagic is real. We know that. It always has been. And it has never been easy to wield, claim, own or work that magic even though we make it look easy when we do. No one is more familiar with the proverbial and very real glass ceiling when it comes to careers. Two sisters, Yomi …

Black Lives Matter
African Diaspora

Black Lives Matter Berlin – Protest 2018

On Friday, June 29, starting at 5:00 pm, the Black Lives Matter Protest will take place for the third time in a row. Black Lives Matter Berlin – Protest 2018 Friday, June 29 at 6 PM – 10 PM UTC+02 Mohrenstraße, 10117 Berlin, Deutschland The protest march marks the peak of a one-month event program, the BLM Month. Once …

Mellody Hobson
Black Women in Europe

Mellody Hobson: Disrupt Money

*Note: $100 offer available at the bottom of this post. Mellody Hobson will become the new vice chair of Starbucks later this month. “Throughout her career, Hobson has made financial literacy and community outreach a priority.” We’re lucky to have her as an investor in Ellevest, Inc., too. Congrats, Mellody! #ad “I want you to meet …

black England, black UK

[raceresist] Race and Resistance – Week 7

Dear all, With Trinity Term coming to an end, the Race and Resistance team is looking to close out the year with an informal meeting to discuss our plans, events, and team for the upcoming year. Come along to the seminar room on the top floor of TORCH on Friday 8 June from 12.45-2 to chat with us about what you would like to see happen …

black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Taking care of business – Sweden-Part 9: African Queen

I found this sister on Facebook and LOVE what she is doing in fashion. AND I’m so lucky because she is here in Sweden like me so I will try and meet her and hug her and thank her for bringing African fashion to Sweden and the world via her AfricanQueen.se website. BACKGROUND Ever since …

Black Women in Europe

Dating in Black and White: A Guide for Black Women

Interracial relationships are becoming quite common these days. Some people are getting used to it and have started thinking beyond skin color and race. Interracial dating is no longer taboo. There are many special websites that support interracial relationships and if you are a black woman looking for white men for romantic relationships then you …

microagressions
Black Women in Europe

Tell me about the microagressions you experience.

It. Is. Not. In. Your. Head. Wonderful Black women in Europe. It took me researching and writing a chapter in a book about Black Feminism in Europe to realize how many microaggressions I have experienced and continue to experience. Standard definition: microaggression [mʌɪkrəʊəˈɡrɛʃ(ə)n] NOUN microaggressions (plural noun) · micro-aggression (noun) · micro-aggressions (plural noun) a …

Doria Ragland
black England, black UK

Doria Ragland beams alongside her daughter Meghan Markle

Game changer. Mother of the Bride with the Bride. It can’t be easy when all eyes are on you. Doria Ragland, mother in law to Britain’s Prince Harry, simply glowed. The American actress Meghan Markle is arguably not the first woman of African descent to marry into Britain’s royal family but she is the first …

Taking care of business

For too long, our society and institutions have kept women at a disadvantage with regard to money.

Let’s Disrupt Money from Ellevest #ad Our society and institutions have long put us at a disadvantage with regards to money, leaving us at less than full equality: It will be 38 years until the wage gap closes for white women, 106 years for black women, and 230 years for Latina women. Women are 80% more likely than …

Angela Davis
black amsterdam

Moving Together: Activism, Art and Education – A Week with Angela Davis

Angela Davis to Visit Amsterdam! Save the Dates: May 12 – 17 Moving Together: Activism, Art and Education – A Week with Angela Davis and her long-time collaborator, Prof Gina Dent, will be a week-long program taking place from 12-17 May at various arts, cultural, educational and heritage institutions, and community centers in Amsterdam. We’re …

Return to your roots
black England, black UK

RETURN TO YOUR ROOTS FESTIVAL 2018 – NATURAL HAIR, BEAUTY, HEALTH & WELLNESS

This is a two day cultural festival for those loving all things natural. A weekend of celebration, embracing Natural Hair, Beauty, Health & Wellness. Day 1 – Saturday 5th – Natural Hair and Beauty Day 2 – Sunday 6th – Health and Wellness A family occasion full of positive vibes and high energy. If you missed …

African Diaspora, afro europeans

It is shocking to see that so little has been done to tackle persistent and widespread racial discrimination in employment across Europe.

No progress in curbing racial discrimination in the European labour market – in particular for women of colour Brussels, 21 March 2018 – Despite anti-discrimination laws, ethnic and religious minorities and migrants continue to face racial discrimination when looking for a job and in the workplace, according to a new report by the European Network …

Black Women in Europe

EU countries, Norway and Switzerland received nearly 1 million first-time asylum applications from sub-Saharan Africans between 2010 and 2011

Source: Pew Research Center At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010 Sub-Saharan migration to the United States also growing BY PHILLIP CONNOR Migrants rescued off the coast of Libya wait to disembark from the supply vessel OOC Panther in the Sicilian port of Messina, Italy, in April 2017. (Sipa via AP) International …

Kwanza
black Italy

Kwanza Musi dos Santos explores race and citizenship in Italy

Kwanza Musi dos Santos of @TerminiTv in #Italy is one of five winners of the @MediaAgainstHate video contest. @bwie pic.twitter.com/eG5Nv0CUkq — Alison McKenzie (@bethelmckenzie) March 5, 2018 Watch another of her videos here or on the image above. “Thank you, jus sanguinis! Michael Rossi, ‘Italian.’ Born in Harlem to an American family, acquired his citizenship …