African Diaspora, black UK

CfP DEADLINE 27 MARCH: Racialisation and the Media from Television to Twitter

Call for Papers Rothermere American Institute University of Oxford 19 June 2020 This one-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the nexus between race and the media from the dawn of television to the present day. In the mid-twentieth century two revolutions took place, one technological and one political; the emergence of television and the advent …

Black Women in Europe™
Self Love

Corona Virus Wellbeing Toolkit for families – includes education tools

Here is the 2nd update. I will continue to update this list as more information comes in. Parenting in the time of COVID-19 To help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement, these six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, …

Black Women in Europe

A nice cup of tea? Contemporary art installation

NOTE: The Ashmolean is closed until further notice. Contact them and ask that they extend this exhibit. Learn about the untold stories and hidden narratives of empire, trade and transatlantic slavery through this contemporary art installation inspired by the Ashmolean’s European Ceramics collection. Installation by Enam Gbewonyo and Lois Muddiman in collaboration with BK. Luwo …

Black Women in Europe™
African Diaspora

4 Amazing Black Women You Should Know About

Confident women in all parts of society are a force to be reckoned with. They are amazing entrepreneurs, mothers, wives, scientists, and artists. These four women – among many others worldwide – are inspirational figures for women everywhere. They are living proof that everything is possible with the right mindset and education through their actions …

Black Women in Europe™
black london, black UK, Self Love

Exclusive FREE Online Wellness Event for Black Women in Europe™

I feel extremely fortunate and grateful to offer a free online self-care event to the members of the Black Women in Europe™ social network. This is only possible due to the generosity of Life in Lili. The timing could not be better, don’t you agree? Just follow the link to our latest newsletter for details.

Embracing Our Roots
Black Women in Europe

Embracing our Roots, Reclaiming our Power

18 apr 2020 kl. 10:00 – 19 apr 2020 kl. 15:00One Bowl , Borups Allé 205 , 2400 KøbenhavnGet tickets here: Amanda Yee, Chef Artist from Berlin + Yema Ferreira, Psychotherapist are holding a two-day workshop intended to reconnect African descent women with themselves and with one another. During these two days, we will engage …

Black Women in Europe

Kristin Lewis is in from Vienna to perform Porgy and Bess with the Atlanta Opera

The Atlanta Opera has been handed the baton in presenting one of opera’s most passionate love stories, George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess! This timeless masterwork will be led by Maestro David Charles Abell, with a stellar cast that includes Kristin Lewis as Bess, Atlanta native Morris Robinson and Musa Ngqungwana alternating the role of Porgy, …

University of Oxford
Black Women in Europe

Nominations are open for the 2020 University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards

Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Awards The awards are an occasion to recognise and celebrate the breadth of initiatives and extraordinary individual commitment to equality and diversity across the University, so please do consider submitting a nomination, and encourage others to do so. The Vice-Chancellor will award trophies in five categories. Anyone can nominate another student or staff …

afro europeans

Black Europe Summer School 2020 – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Extended deadline! Black Europe Summer School 2020 13th Annual Program June 21 – July 3, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Now in its 13th year, the overall goal of this intensive two-week course is to examine the contemporary circumstances of the African Diaspora in Europe. We will focus on the historical and colonial legacies of European …

My Friend Fela
Black Women in Europe

‘My Friend Fela’ Screening + Q&A with director

‘My Friend Fela’ Screening + Q&A With Director Joel Zito Araújo (via Skype) Saturday Feb. 8, 2.00pm @ BFI NFT1. £6.50. BFI‘s African Odysseys programme continues with the screening of ‘My Friend Fela’ followed by a Q&A with director Joel Zito Araújo, hosted by Kunle Olulode, film historian, cultural critic and broadcaster. Expect more special guests to be confirmed. Last year, I …

African Diaspora, afro europeans, black belgium

BOZAR : 4th edition of the Afropolitan Festival, 28.02-1.03.2020

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL HEROES AND HEROINES. For its fourth edition, the AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL invites artists and the public to celebrate their heroines and heroes. Musicians as Fela Kuti and Miriam Makeba have marked and continue to inspire generations of artists and activists of all ages and backgrounds. Just like the author Toni Morrison, who died in …

African Diaspora, afro europeans

March 1st deadline: Black Feminism Summer School

Do not miss the 2020 DECOLONIAL BLACK FEMINISM SUMMER SCHOOL. This year we have confirmed the participation of ANGELA DAVIS, OYERONKE OYEWUMI, GINA DENT, KARINA OCHOA, ANGELA FIGUEREIDO, AND OTHERS. The summer school is held in BAHIA, BRAZIL (all courses in English) from Monday, August 17 to Friday, August 21, 2020. DEADLINE OF APPLICATIONS IS …

Self Love

Living a healthier routine should be easy & enjoyable.

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I’ve had these inspiring stories on how Noom changed people’s lives for the better shared with me. I wanted to share them with you. Here are some direct quotes from Noom users’ personal experiences: Weight …

New Year's Resolutions
Black Women in Europe

Do You Still Make New Year’s Resolutions?

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. To be honest, I don’t remember ever being a big believer in New Year’s Resolutions. But I am goal-oriented. I tend to use birthdays and milestones for behavioral change. As I age, I continually reimagine …

Black Women in Europe, Women & Money

Your Life Upgraded-Make Money Monday

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. SOURCE: Ellevest Close your eyes. Picture where you want to be a year from now. Five years from now. Forty years from now. What do you need to make that happen? We want to help you make your money …

Venus Noire
Black Women in Europe

Reading list/Gift idea: Vénus Noire

Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900 Ser.) Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women, in particular, appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, Robin Mitchell shows how …