Cecilia Gärding wins silver at the Eurovision Connect Awards 2015.

Cecilia Gärding wins silver at the Eurovision Connect Awards 2015.

Black Women in Europe Power Lister Cecilia Gärding‘s first trailer Tolvkommfyra, that she directed, as part of the 12,4 Campaign, to address the issue of Swedish youth not finishing secondary high school, initiated by The Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, won silver at the Eurovision Connect Awards 2015. The Sochi Winter Olympics campaign won gold.  The …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. To commemorate our fifth list this year we name 5 women the following categories: Advocacy, Culture, Lifestyle, Politics, and Sports. This …

Sweden is like living in Russia.

Sweden is like living in Russia.

In a new series of articles, black women living in Europe share their views from the inside. In our first article, Cecilia Gärding explains why she is dedicated to fighting against racism in Sweden.  I come home from my vacation in the north of Sweden and go back to work as the project-director for ”The …

Another reason to be disappointed about Stockholm – Blackface strangeness in Pride Parade

Another reason to be disappointed about Stockholm – Blackface strangeness in Pride Parade

What the hell is this?                             Cecilia Gärding, a dynamic young and beautiful Zulu, British and Swedish woman bought to light for me the above pic snapped during last weekend’s Stockholm Gay Pride Parade. What the hell? I do know that participants …