Black Women in Europe

August 30th. "Day of Blogging for Justice"

Get the banner hereSign the petitionJoin the letter writing campaign Article printed from Read about it here. Meet Our Bloggers For Justice. Tom McNamara told Francis L. Holland about this breaking news story on the eve of the Day of Blogging for Justice: School bans ‘disruptive’ shirts29/08/2007 19:41 – (SA) Louisiana – Officials at …

Black Women in Europe

Passion4Life Talk Radio Show: Katrina’s 2nd anniversary Blog-radio-broadcast

Eddie Griffin, an awesome man in Texas who works tirelessly to help ex-offenders (he is one subjected to mindgames by the CIA while imprisoned) and our youth put the word out about this podcast tomorrow, on the 2nd anniversary of when the levees broke in New Orleans. The show will be broadcast on the 2nd …

black Norway, black Scandinavia

The African Prescence In Norway: 1600 TO 2000 C.E.

My friend Shola in Stockolm sent me this information about a fascinating project in Norway: The project Africans in Norway is a historical project, which aims to document and present the history of the African presence in Norway during the period from 1600 to present. The project was initiated in response to the need to …

black UK

Slavery: Resistance amid the horror By Jane Perlez Published: August 23, 2007

Exhibits at the new International Slavery Museum in Liverpool span the sufferings endured by slaves to the achievements realized by people of African heritage worldwide. (Jonathan Player for The New York Times) LIVERPOOL: The riverside docks here, now a gentrified quarter, were a critical pivot in the trans-Atlantic slave trade when this city rose from …

black london, black UK

Notes from England: Black and Asian women are "missing" from almost a third of workplaces in areas with significant ethnic minority populations

As it releases the results of a two-year investigation, which reveals for the first time the full scale of the workplace penalties faced by Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Black Caribbean women, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is today calling for a fundamental cultural shift in the way black and Asian women are treated at work and …

Black Women in Europe

The 27-nation European Union called Texas to put a moratorium on executions, which state leaders quickly rejected.

Thank you to the EU for trying to talk sense into the Americans who govern the state of Texas. But they seem to be pretty hard headed and determined to be the number one state for captial punishment. The full story is here, cross posted from the AfroSpear blog.

black Scandinavia, black Sweden, Powerful Woman

More about Nyamko Sabuni

In a tall, blond government, a small black woman like Nyamko Sabuni was always going to stand out. It is, though, the former refugees outspoken views that have demanded attention in her adopted Sweden, where she wants a ban on the veil for under-15s and compulsory gynaecological checks for all schoolgirls to protect against genital …

Black Women in Europe

Thanks to you I’m a finalist – please vote one more time!

I really appreciate your support and thanks to your votes I am a finalist in two categories for a 2007 Black Weblog Award. I’d really appreciate it if you too the time to vote again (deadline August 31st). I”m in the Best Business Blog and Best international Blog categories. Thanks again.

Black Paris

More love for Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker sashayed onto a Paris stage during the 1920s with a comic, yet sensual appeal that took Europe by storm. Famous for barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines, her exotic beauty generated nicknames “Black Venus,” “Black Pearl” and “Creole Goddess.” Admirers bestowed a plethora of gifts, including diamonds and cars, and she received approximately …

black Sweden, Taking care of business

Taking Care of Business in Sweden – South of Sweden Magazine – Collette Logan Andersson

Moving to a new country is often daunting, but this sister in Sweden is easing the transition with her magazine. South of Sweden (SOS) is an English language lifestyle & business magazine for the ??resund???s growing international community. Published monthly SOS focuses on cultural, recreational, and commercial issues. Our contributors write in-depth narratives, business profiles, …