Real Faces of Liberty London’s Makeup Campaign

Real Faces of Liberty London’s Makeup Campaign

Liberty London has a new beauty campaign. In a world increasingly saturated by curated self-image and unrelatable beauty standards, the only way to get ‘real’ is to cast your gaze closer to home. So, this October, we’re turning our beauty focus inwards with a new campaign heroing some familiar Liberty London faces. Meet them here …

Chocolate + Leather

Chocolate + Leather

We offer custom designed shopping and food itineraries in Paris, London & NYC. Contact us to shop & eat like a local in the world’s most fashionable cities. Your Style. Our Design. Step 1 – Questionnaire Share your style, tastes, budget and preferences in a detailed questionnaire We’ll study it closely to understand your needs and priorities Step 2 …

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side. In our fourth article, DeVon Thompson discovered that music build bridges.  Europe looms big! That may sound strange coming from a black American woman but when you say the phrase ‘I’ve been to Europe people’s eyes …

The Dating Truth for Black Women – Go to Europe and Don’t Look Back

The Dating Truth for Black Women – Go to Europe and Don’t Look Back

In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side. In our third article, Betty Byte (not her real name) spells out why she is determined to live in Europe.  A benediction that was given to me a long ago from a beautiful, elegant black female co-worker …

Kendra Williams-Valentine and the European Business Plan of the Year – Very tasty

Kendra Williams-Valentine and the European Business Plan of the Year – Very tasty

Source: Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship SSES at European Business Plan of the Year Kendra getting up close and personal with the local butter at the Borough Market. SSES was represented on June 7-9 at the London Business School by Kendra Williams-Valentine. Her business idea for flavoured cultured sweet cream butter, tentatively called ‘Better Butter’ left …

Do you live in Paris or London? Love all things beauty? Bloggers wanted.

Do you live in Paris or London? Love all things beauty? Bloggers wanted.

Hello Beautiful BWIE! Do you love to talk all things beauty? Well Isabis is looking for YOU to try our products and tell us and the world what you think! We are launching a beauty social commerce website where ethnic women in Europe will be able to shop for great products that have not hit …

Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011

Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011

The Jamaica Promotions Corporation, JAMPRO, the investment and export/trade facilitation agency of the Government of Jamaica, is pleased to invite your participation in a highly specialized and targeted Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011. The 2009 FDI Report rates Jamaica as No. 2 for having the …

Black Youth Achievements will host a Careers Event Day in London

Black Youth Achievements will host a Careers Event Day in London

Black Youth Achievements will be hosting their Careers Event Day on Thursday 22nd July, 11am – 5pm at Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton. The objective of this event is to broaden the horizons, mind-set and opportunities for young people by having a wide variety of organisations, small businesses and training providers on hand to talk about …

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Diane Abbot says she entered the Labour leadership race to encourage the “broadest possible debate” and said she was confident she can get the 30 nominations needed. “Every wing of the party should be involved in the debate,” she said. “What we had before I intervened was front runners who were all very nice, but …

Born in London and raised in Barbados, Elisa Caleb found her inner jazz at the 606 Club

Born in London and raised in Barbados, Elisa Caleb found her inner jazz at the 606 Club

Hat tip to Euromight In August of 2005, Jo and I went down to the 606 Club in Chelsea because Jo and a few of our friends wanted to sit in on the top jam session run by Tim Whitehead. The clipboard was passed round so that all the musicians could register their jamming interest. …

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion – conference in London

3-4 December, London The conference is being organised by Napo and Society of Black Lawyers and supported by the Attorney General Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal. The theme of the conference is “Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion.” The concept behind the theme is to improve awareness of the causes of social exclusion and …

Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Tomorrow kicks off Black History Month in the United Kingdom

Black History Month has been celebrated across the UK every October for over 30 years, each year growing from strength to strength. Black History Month is a time when we highlight and celebrate the achievements of the black community and uncover hidden history about our communities. The BHM site will provide you with a comprehensive …

UPDATE:  The Silent Majority – European Women’s conference – 11 May – London

UPDATE: The Silent Majority – European Women’s conference – 11 May – London

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel The Silent Majority Conference on Monday 11 May. We still hope to be able to hold the conference at a later date and will keep you informed. Eva ============= Eva Szabo European Commission Rep in the UK 8 Storey’s Gate, London SW1P 3AT, UK http://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/index_en.htm www.europe.org.uk …

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

This was the scene at Buckingham Palace on the 1st ahead of the G20 Summit. This touch at a reception later that day sparked a mild controversy. Embedded video from CNN Video CNN: The British media called it everything from a breach of protocol to an extraordinary show of affection from the queen. The Times …

Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

A talk by artist Gabrielle le Roux and Natalie Charles, a Dominican human rights activist and writer. Gabrielle le Roux will talk about her experiences interviewing and drawing the centenarian Dominican women featured in the Living Ancestors exhibition. The two speakers explore survival and celebration in the face of poverty and oppression. 1.10-2.00pm at the …

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

1 April – 31 July 2009 in London The exhibition This is an exhibition of portraits of women over the age of 100 from the island of Dominica, including the world’s oldest woman Ma Pampo who was 126 years old when she was drawn. Accompanying the portraits are stories recorded by the artist, as she …