3rd and final part of Al Jazeera’s Black France documentary

3rd and final part of Al Jazeera’s Black France documentary

The last episode of this series focuses on the extreme racism and discrimination black immigrants faced during times of economic hardship and through political shifts in post-World War II France. The 1973 oil crisis quadrupled the price of oil. The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) embargoed oil exports to countries that supported Israel …

Black France: Part one of a three-part series looking at the history of France’s black community and their long struggle for recognition.

Black France: Part one of a three-part series looking at the history of France’s black community and their long struggle for recognition.

Source: Al Jazeera In May 2013, France’s National Assembly successfully voted on a bill to remove the words ‘race’ and ‘racial’ from the country’s penal code. French President Francois Hollande ran on a platform promising to eliminate the word ‘race’ from France’s constitution. But critics were quick to point out the disparity between constitutional reform …

Black Women Blogger in Europe – France 10 – Urban Travel Girl

Black Women Blogger in Europe – France 10 – Urban Travel Girl

I’m Maureen Jenkins, and I’m madly in love with my passport! Over the years, this well-worn treasure has taken this former newspaper reporter and “citizen of the world” from Montreal to Monaco, from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, from Rome to Riyadh, and many, many points in-between. Thanks to a previous corporate communications job for a global company,  a freelance food and …

Seybah Dagoma, Politician in Paris, France

Seybah Dagoma, Politician in Paris, France

Hat tip: Colorbash Seybah Dagoma is a lawyer and a French politician born in Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) and a member of the Socialist Party. She is the Deputy Mayor of Paris responsible for the social economy. She holds a Master of Business Law and Economics Degree from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Masters …

Vote for Fadhila Brahimi for the Linkedin European Business Award 2009

Vote for Fadhila Brahimi for the Linkedin European Business Award 2009

Fadhila Brahimi is nominated in the Business Leader of Year Award category. Nominee Profile: Fadhila BRAHIMI: http://www.fadhilabrahimi.com CEO FB-Associés, Coach certifiée ICF- Author/Speaker/Blogger spec. Personal Professional Branding, Community management Paris Area, France | Human Resources Nominated by: Charlotte Letondot Passionate PR Consultant & Community Manager France, Metropolitan | Public Relations and Communications The reason for …

Les Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens

Les Trophées des Arts Afro-Caribéens

When: September 21th 2009 Where: Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris More information: http://www.lestaac.com/ Nominees include: Artiste de l’année Patrick Saint-Eloi Tanya Saint-Val Davy Sicard Rokia Traoré Meilleur groupe Baster Amadou et Mariam Magic System Ti Kabzy Révélation de l’année Erik Medhy Gerville Jessy Matador Sandra Nkaké Album de l’année Madagasker – Ziskakan Victor Démé – …

Identité noire dans la République Française: La place des noirs dans le paysage républicain pour une représentation de l’histoire

Identité noire dans la République Française: La place des noirs dans le paysage républicain pour une représentation de l’histoire

Host: Solidarité Africaine de France Moderator: Sandrine Joseph Price: 12€ Date: Sunday, September 6, 2009 Time: 12:00pm – 6:30pm Location: Belushi’s Paris Street: 159 Rue de crimée Metro CRIMÉ ligne 7 City/Town: Paris, France Email: soafric@hotmail.fr Website: http://www.s-af.org/ Au nom de l’association Solidarité Africaine de France , nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à …

Call for Papers:  Constructing Black France: A Transatlantic Dialogue

Call for Papers: Constructing Black France: A Transatlantic Dialogue

Hat tip: Angela Shaw CALL FOR PAPERS “Constructing Black France: A Transatlantic Dialogue” Barnard College-Columbia University April 17, 2009 Symposium Conveners: The Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Columbia University and the Africana Studies program Barnard College The Institute for Research in African American Studies (Columbia University) in conjunction with the Africana Studies …

Chloe Mortaud is Miss France 2009

Chloe Mortaud is Miss France 2009

The pageant was held in Puy du Fou, in Vendée. She represents the Albigeois-Midi-Pyrénées, a southwest region of France. She became the first winner of the Miss France beauty pageant to have dual citizenship, French and American. Mortaud received US citizenship through her mother, an African American who emigrated from Mississippi to France 25 years …