Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 4 – Ms. Afropolitan

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 4 – Ms. Afropolitan

Ms. Afropolitan About the MsAfropolitan Blog: – The cosmopolitan African woman The term Afropolitan is a hybrid of the words African + cosmopolitan. This is a great in depth description if you want to read more about Afropolitanism. MsAfropolitan (miss Afropolitan) is an analytical lifestyle blog for and by the cosmopolitan African woman. MsAfropolitan is …

Black Youth Achievements (BYA) Awards nominations are open

Black Youth Achievements (BYA) Awards nominations are open

Black Youth Achievements (BYA) CIC is a community interest company based in London. Founded by Kay Oldroyd in October 2008 with the objective of creating opportunities for change for young people aged 8 – 25 and of African / Caribbean / Mixed Heritage in the UK. BYA will focus on positive events and experiences, to …

BEFTA Awards 2010 Nominations are now open

BEFTA Awards 2010 Nominations are now open

BEFFTA Awards is for you, therefore your full involvement by sending in your nominations in different categories is vital to us. Nominations are open to the public and the final nomination list will be revealed to the public by the BEFFTA members which consists of ten judges from entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts. BEFFTA …

Enterprise Nigeria – a Nigeria Trade Mission with the African Caribbean Business Network in the UK

Enterprise Nigeria – a Nigeria Trade Mission with the African Caribbean Business Network in the UK

ACBN on behalf of our member and partner Compass Consulting, are delighted to introduce to you the above event, which is the 4th in a series of annual Trade Missions and Exhibitions held in Nigeria, 20-25th September 2010. The Enterprise Exhibition aims to forge linkages between businesses from Nigeria, African Union, United Kingdom, Europe, United …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in London – Voices of Freedom – Mon 18 January – Sat 23 January

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in London – Voices of Freedom – Mon 18 January – Sat 23 January

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Mon 18 January and the one year anniversary of Barack Obama’s inauguration on Tues 20 January, Rich Mix presents a week of special events encompassing theatre, film, spoken word and live music. FILM / Malcolm X / Mon 18 Jan / 7pm / Screen 3 / £5 IN …

Sophie Okonedo is an Academy Award Nominated Actress from England

Sophie Okonedo is an Academy Award Nominated Actress from England

“I feel as proud to be Jewish as I feel to be black”.–Sophie Okonedo Okonedo was born in London, England, the daughter of Joan Allman, a pilates teacher, and Henry Okonedo, who worked for the government. Her father is Nigerian and her mother, an Ashkenazi Jew, was born in the East End to Yiddish-speaking immigrants …

Naomie Melanie Harris is an award winning actress in England

Naomie Melanie Harris is an award winning actress in England

Naomie Harris has appeared in television and film since she was nine, including a stint on the remake of the science fiction series The Tomorrow People. She became internationally well-known in 2002 with her lead performance in Danny Boyle’s post-apocalyptic film 28 Days Later, opposite Cillian Murphy. In the same year, she starred in the …

UK Event – Black Women on Boards

UK Event – Black Women on Boards

13th-15th November: Want to increase your profile, make your CV more impressive, increase your marketability, all whilst making a difference and having your voice heard…have you considered being on a publicly appointed board? There are approximately 843 national public bodies in the UK offering in excess of 22,000 public appointments. Get registration information.

Taking care of business in the UK Part 4: Joanne Crossley and Fair Essentials

Taking care of business in the UK Part 4: Joanne Crossley and Fair Essentials

A World of a Difference FairEssentials www.fairessentials.com is an upmarket online retailer selling quality African & Caribbean foods and gifts. In addition to a range of everyday groceries, FairEssentials also offers a selection of Fairtrade products from Africa and the Caribbean as well as organic foods sourced and produced in the UK. FairEssentials stock raw …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 3 – Nina Odejimi-Riley

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 3 – Nina Odejimi-Riley

Exciting Education With NinaLaZina Nina Odejimi-Riley is the Business Manager for NinaLaZina. We are a dedicated team of professional staff from a variety of creative arts and teaching backgrounds; from performance arts, teaching to fine arts. NinaLaZina invests in our training to ensure that we have the best tutors that can inspire and guide students. …

Genny Jones and Associates – Taking You To The Next Level In The UK

Genny Jones and Associates – Taking You To The Next Level In The UK

Life coaching children to help them develop confidence and self esteem, on an individual or group basis. We also have programmes to work with schools, after school clubs, youth clubs and any organisation that work with children. Life coaching Individuals to break through their limitations and release there true potential so that they can become …

Colleen Harris – Crafting Issue-Based Communications Messages in the UK

Colleen Harris – Crafting Issue-Based Communications Messages in the UK

Colleen Harris is a trailblazer in the dynamic world of public relations and communications in the UK. Here is a really brief breakdown of Colleen Harris’ background and accomplishments: Colleen is a portfolio executive with substantial communications expertise. Colleen held a senior communications position at 10 Downing Street, the 1st Black woman to work at …