black france, Black Paris

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, …

black london, black UK

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 germany

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 …

Black Women in Europe

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.

Black Women in Europe

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 …

black london, black UK

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 …

black germany, black UK, Taking care of business

Taking Care of Business in Germany Part 5 – Sharon Otoo – Limited To You

Sharon is helping people set up companies:“We are a team of young professionals, here to help you to establish a British limited company – so that you can access the advantages of trading with limited liability.” Find out how she and her team can help you.

black france, Black Paris

Slaver voyages

Here are some brutal facts about the French slavers: – Slaver voyages: France, 4,200; British North America/United States, 1,500. – Slaves transported: France 1,250,000, British North America/United States, 300,000. – Slaves delivered to: French West Indies: 1,600,000, British North America/United States, 500,000. In the history of the Atlantic slave trade, the French turned four times …

Black Women in Europe

The Danish-Norwegian Slave Ship Fredensborg

In January 1792, the King issued a royal ordinance declaring the end of Danish slave exports as of 1 January 1803. Thus Denmark-Norway was the first European nation to abolish its export slave trade. However, that reputation was tainted by the export of some 30,000 Africans during the last decade of legal commerce in slaves. …

black UK

April in London-Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Events

Tuesday 17 AprilThe Dr. Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture Series – Setting the Scene: The Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave TradeTime: 6pm – 9.30pmVenue: City Hall, Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2AAFirst lecture in the series introducing the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and re-launching the book Capitalism and Slavery.Webcast: This event will …

black france, Black Paris, Taking care of business

Taking Care of Business in France part 2 – Sandrine Joseph – Arts & Talents

Sandrine Joseph supports the arts in France:En cr??ant @rts & Talents en 2000, j???ai r??alis?? un r??ve, celui de pouvoir r??unir deux domaines contemporains : les technologies du web et les cr??ations de mes amis artistes. Aujourd???hui la floraison de sites, de blogs, de portails artisitiques et culturels montre la force incroyable que peut d??gager …