Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black Cabinet minister, has exposed the nation’s ugly race problem

Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black Cabinet minister, has exposed the nation’s ugly race problem

Source: mail.com One politician from a party that not long ago ruled in a coalition derided what he called Italy’s new “bonga bonga government.” On Wednesday, amid increasing revulsion over the reaction, the government authorized an investigation into neo-fascist websites whose members called Kyenge “Congolese monkey” and other epithets. Kyenge, 48, was born in Congo …

Italy – African Film Festival by Nigrizia

Italy – African Film Festival by Nigrizia

From “Rassegna” to Festival: the African cinema in Verona Verona has been the first city in Italy to propose a focus on African cinema and, for the first time, it was the municipality of Verona that promoted in 1970 “Il cinema africano” during the 2nd International cinema week at the Cinema Filarmonico. In 1981, Nigrizia, magazine from …

Fall 2011 Issue of Black Expat is online

Fall 2011 Issue of Black Expat is online

We are one issue away from celebrating our third anniversary. We would like to thank the many readers who have been with us on our wonderful journey and all the authors and contributors who have made the magazine what it is. This issue we will again not dissapoint profiling photographers in Milan, professors in Shanghai, …