The Most Powerful Black Women in Europe List
Black Women in Europe

I can’t believe it’s almost time for our 10th A List of Our Own©

This year we will publish our 10th Power List. Is that amazing or what? I say amazing. Amazing that we celebrate us. Amazing that we have so many to celebrate. Amazing that 10 years has passed so quickly. If you know of a black woman in Europe doing amazing, against the odds, inspiring things, let …

Oxford University
black England, black UK

Black History Events at Oxford University

Black History Month: A panel discussion When: Tuesday 22 October 2019, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pmWhere: Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, OX2 6UD About: The month of October is celebrated as the Black History Month in the UK. The Black History Month is intended to celebrate, publicise, and reflect upon the contributions and achievements of the …

Oxford University
black UK

‘Towards a Wider Life’: Norman Manley in Britain and Jamaica

Jesus College, the History Faculty & the School of Geography and the Environment cordially invite you to an event celebrating the presence of Norman Manley at Jesus College. Enjoy an afternoon of talks plus a theatrical performance by Kuumba Nia Arts and Unlock the Chains Collective. 3pm: Introduction – Patricia Clavin (History) and Patricia Daley (Geography)3.05pm: PanelManley …

Black History Month
black England, black UK

BBM Alert: History Of Black History Month In UK & Wandsworth’s Connection To Be Revealed On Wednesday

Now that Wandworth is back to marking Black History Month (BHM) in October, if you’ve ever wondered how Black History Month was introduced into Britain, then you should attend ‘The History Of Black History Month In Britain’ presentation at Battersea Library on Wednesday evening. The presenter, history consultant Kwaku, also promises to reveal a little-known fact about a Wandsworth connection with …

Black Europe Summer School
Black Women in Europe

Black Europe Summer School Program 2020

Now accepting applications! 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 …

Mental illness and women
Self Love

Why Women Are More Susceptible to Mental Illnesses

Approximately one out of five women in the United States are affected by a mental health disorder such as an eating disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, or depression. And women are more commonly diagnosed with a mental health disorder than men. In fact, women are twice as likely to suffer from depression, PTSD, and …

Black History Month
black England, black UK

Celebrate with Oxford African Caribbean Conversation (OACC): African-History Month

Oxford African Caribbean Conversation (OACC) will meet during October’s African-History Month at East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, which is located off Cowley Road.                     The first meeting will be on Monday 7th October at 6-8pm.                                                           From 6-7pm  I will share the many correspondence OACC has received and discuss our campaign to end Police-related violence which …

Leila Ali Elmi
black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Elmi is the first Swedish MP to wear a hijab and the first of Somali descent.

Source: Al Jazeera Leila Ali Elmi’s earliest memories of Sweden are as a two-year-old who fled civil war in Somalia with her family. She remembers her favourite pair of yellow trousers and moments of her childhood spent in the school playground.   “I had that fairy-tale mentality. I didn’t see colour, I didn’t see class differences,” she said, …

Sisterhood Agenda 20 Years
African Diaspora, Black Women in Europe

I am humbled and we are honored.

Dear Adrianne, I want to say “Congratulations!” Sisterhood Agenda would like to present you and Black Women in Europe with our new Sisterhood of Greatness Award.  The awards ceremony will take place at our gathering, Celebrating Sisterhood:  25 Years of Service, at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Will you be able to join us? As a long-standing Sisterhood Agenda global …

Black Women in Europe

Hearing: The State of Diversity and Inclusion in Europe: Race, Rights, and Politics

THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and Politics Wednesday, September 11, 201910:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cannon House Office BuildingRoom 210 Live Webcast: Against the backdrop of recent European elections, European political leaders will discuss the state of their democracies and recent efforts to address issues of diversity and inclusion amidst rising …

European Union
Black Women in Europe

People on the Move

2019 Eurostat digital publication Eurostat has recently published People on the Move – Statistics on mobility in Europe, a new digital publication showing the latest figures on mobility in Europe through short texts, interactive visualisation tools and infographics. The data focuses on immigration, residence permits, commuting between regions, tourism and transportation. The new website allows users to …

Black Lives Matter Oxford
black England, black UK

Do “black” lives matter in Oxfordshire?

Oxford People Need to Know if “black” lives matter in Oxfordshire?  1: Why are Police Constables unable to arrest African-skin people without using a level of violence which contributes to their death? 2: What advice should we give to Oxford’s African-skin people to prevent them from becoming the next Police fatality?   You can help prevent …

Self Love

OYA Weeklong Retreat in Taliouine Morocco

Join the OYA team for a week away in Morocco. The retreat will include yoga, meditation, vegan meals, local activities as desired by the group as well as leisure time for exploring, resting and relaxing.  Tuesday, September 24, 20194:00 PM through Saturday, September 28, 201912:00 PM Theme Our first annual retreat to Morocco is a big …

Tabitha James Kraan
Self Love

Use Tabitha James Kraan’s haircare for self love and love of the world

She made me cry at Stockholm Beauty Week Her presentation was so passionate about why she started her hair care line that I cried during a film she showed emphasizing the world’s current state of environmental affairs. I remember baby whales dying 🙁 The video above shows my test of her Organic 4 in 1 …