Rama Yade, une jeune etoile montante dans l’equipe de Sarkozy
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Rama Yade, une jeune etoile montante dans l’equipe de Sarkozy

Femme, jeune et noire: 30 ans, la secretaire nationale de l’UMP charge de la francophonie Rama Yade est l’une des figures montantes de l’equipe de campagne de Nicolas Sarkozy, charg??e de porter haut les couleurs de la diversite. Beau visage et grande allure, la jeune femme d’originie senegalaise, diplome de Sciences-Po et administratrice au Senat, …

Time Out London’s guide to Slave trade abolition commemoration events
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Time Out London’s guide to Slave trade abolition commemoration events

London was the place where the movement to abolish slavery took root and this Sunday March 25 marks the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery Bill, passed on March 25 1807, forbidding the trade throughout the British Empire. While the country gears up to commemorate the bicentenary of this historic legislation, here’s a lowdown …

Black International Film Festival in Berlin Opens This Week
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Black International Film Festival in Berlin Opens This Week

Thursday, May 36pm/18.00 OPENING CEREMONY Prof. Donald Muldrow GriffithCo-Founder/Producer/Director:Fountainhead?? Tanz Theatre / Black International Cinema Berlin / The Collegium – Forum & Television Program Berlin / Cultural Zephyr e.V. Harry LouiserreManaging Director: Classic In Black Del Fionn SykesSoprano Oumar DialloDirector: Afrika-Haus Berlin Michelle OwensSoprano Prof. Dr. Akin EubaComposer, Music Scholar Khadija Tarjan McKinney GriffithStudent: John …

May Day – Black Women and Labor Unions
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May Day – Black Women and Labor Unions

Pittsburgher Maida Springer-Kemp began her involvement in labor by working in a garment factory in 1932 during the Depression. Springer-Kemp joined the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union in 1933 where she met A. Philip Randolph, an African-American labor and civil rights leader, who became her lifelong mentor and friend. Read more about Maida here.

A Black Female’s Tips For Safe Travel in Europe
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A Black Female’s Tips For Safe Travel in Europe

By Brande Nicole Martin When I decided to travel to Europe alone I was at first concerned about being a single black female going to predominantly white European countries. Then, I learned that there is nothing to fear if you use good judgment and do adequate research before and during your journey. Remember that in …