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 …

Webcast of the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
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Webcast of the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Yesterday the Dr. Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture Series – Setting the Scene: The Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade was held in London from 6pm – 9.30pmat the City Hall, Queen’s Walk in London. This was the first lecture in the series introducing the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and re-launching …