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: https://billetto.dk/e/-billetter-411285/select 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 …

African Diaspora, Black Women in Europe, Self Love

Exclusive Discount for THE UPCOMING SELF LOVE RETREAT | Your Very Own Honeymoon

Invest in your health and well being and attend Shetribe’s Self-Love retreat in Ghana. Your very own honeymoon. NOTE: Members of the two private social network groups on Facebook have access to our exclusive discount code. We have a group for members in Europe and one for sisters globally. If you’re not already with us, …

black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Scratch of Sweden Celebrates 30 Years of Nail Food

Marie Houston has built one of Sweden’s most enduring beauty brands. Her range of luscious lacquers is second to none. Women, and more recently men flock to the colors like moths to a flame. The iconic Nail Food got a gorgeous 30th Anniversary bottle. Congratulations, Marie! Here she is pictured on the left with one …

black England, black UK

Afrocenchix – Black hair care from the UK

At Afrocenchix we believe the little things in life should be simple. We blend natural and organic ingredients with expertise to make hair care as simple as possible. Supporting Britain is important to us so we work with UK scientists and chemists to formulate high quality products, we manufacture in the UK and support British suppliers. Our products are never tested on animals, …