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A festive and committed Afropolitan Weekend: film, dance, debates and slam and DJ performances

A festive and engaged programme in the sign of film, dance, debates, slam, and DJ performances 9 → 11 July ’21 The annual Afropolitan Festival takes on a modified form in the current corona times. For this edition, Bozar is offering the public a festive Afropolitan Weekend, with a multidisciplinary programme of film, dance, debates, …

Bessie Coleman

Democrats Abroad Juneteenth Bessie Coleman’s 100th Year in Flight

Description Click here to receive the Zoom information: https://www.democratsabroad.org/alejandraromansecretary/bessie_coleman_s_100th_year_in_flight Please join Democrats Abroad Toulouse on Saturday, June 19th to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bessie Coleman becoming a pilot in France. She was the first woman of color to earn her pilot’s license, truly a milestone in history! The event will be moderated by Beatrice Monthioux, …

Pan-African Juneteenth

Democrats Abroad Pan-African Juneteenth Celebration

Don’t miss this event- tomorrow 4pm SAST/10am EST! Join us virtually at the 2021 1st Pan-African Juneteenth Celebration to celebrate Juneteenth and to galvanize support to address human and civil rights issues including equal rights, voter suppression, policing, and racial justice. The Juneteenth celebration will be curated by multiple international African diasporic and Democratic Party …

Omek

Announcing: African Diaspora Summit, Part 2

Part 2 of our African Diaspora Summit will take place next month April 16 + 17 This time around, the theme is “Collaboration” — best illustrated by leveraging each other’s network in order to benefit our communities.Get our super-discounted tickets — our “early bird” special for just €15.  Snag yours up, before the price goes up!!  (Offer expires March 26th) –  BUY …

Shades of Noir

Submission Invitation – Shades of Noir – Terms of Reference Journal: Third Culture Kids

Throughout history, the migration of different populations has been tied closely with exchange of cultures. Long before the development of international trade, all people(s) travelled across the globe in search of a better quality of life as immigrants, creating new diasporic cultures around the world; but what for the modern-day ‘Global Nomad’? ( McCaig, 1984) …

Omek

African Diaspora Summit, Part I

Announcing the first of a two-part seriesAfrican Diaspora Summit    African Diaspora Summit, Part I from Omek on Vimeo. Omek is bringing together leaders, partners and organizations from various sectors to rethink the future. This event highlights the African bicultural identity by discussing and experiencing our immense and proven capacity.  Saturday, 21 November 202010am – 10pm …

UK Black History Month

Black Togetherness 🖐🏿🖐🏾🖐🏽

The Black Togetherness campaign celebrates the beauty and empowerment that happens whenever people from the African diaspora come together. We’ve learnt that standing hand-in-hand, strengthened by our differences, is the only way our communities will thrive and prosper. Step 1 Take a picture of your hand.Step 2 Write 1-3 words that sums upwhat black togetherness means to you.Step …

UK Black History Month

How the advertising industry can help empower racial equality

Written by Nishma Robb Athird of us come from working class backgrounds, but only 10% break into what’s considered elite careers1. When we talk about equality in the U.K., we need to talk about income equality. I’ve seen a lot of change for good during my 25 years in advertising and media. But as a …

BWIE

UNESCO & Idries Shah Foundation “World Tales” Short Story Competition

Sir/Madam, We are pleased to inform you that UNESCO, the Idries Shah Foundation and the International Coalition of Inclusive and Sustainable Cities of UNESCO (ICCAR) invite 12-18 year olds all around the world to enter the World Tales Short Story Competition and write a short story about the challenges of tomorrow. Please find here all relevant information on UNESCO’s website and here. The theme of this 2020 First Edition …

BBM

Global African History And Decolonising And Identity Language Forum Offered Via Zoom For Those Interested In Improving Their Knowledge In A Post-George Floyd World

A group of community projects, led by BTWSC/African History Revisited and BBM/BMC (BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress), is delivering weekly accessible global African history programmes, starting from tonight. It is also providing a forum for exploring decolonising and African identity language, as part of supporting the wake up call from the death of George Floyd and other …

FIFDA.org

The International Festival of African Diaspora Films (FIFDA) presents its 10th edition

The 10th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Paris (FIFDA) will take place virtually from September 4 to 6, 2020. FIFDA 2020 presents 19 films – including eight Europe premieres – from Uganda, Rwanda, United Kingdom, Morocco, Nigeria, Haiti, Cuba, Canada, Cameroon, Belgium, United States, France, Brazil, Congo, French Guiana, Hungary, Germany, Suriname, and …

Virtual panel on Multi-generational Voices in Delivering the SDGs in the New Normal

‘Multi-generational Voices in Delivering the SDGs in the New Normal’ is scheduled to unpack the numerous challenges presented to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). No doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed not only the cumulative impact on governmental policies and plans of actions or its lack thereof on an already fragile population thus …

British Vogue

The British Vogue Issue to Buy

Marcus Rashford & Our Power Lister Adwoa Aboah Lead An Inspiring Army Of Activists On Vogue’s September Cover Source: British Vogue This month, all international Vogues, of which there are currently an impressive 26, are uniting to dedicate their September covers (and more, but I’ll get to that shortly) to one shared theme: hope. I knew instantly and …

Getty Images - BLM UK

Concern for the Justice campaign for England’s African-skinned Subjects.

Open letter by Chaka Artwell-Voice of Oxford Since Mr. George Floyd joined a very long list of children, senior citizens, women, and men who have been shot to death whilst unarmed; or deliberately asphyxiated by Police Constables in England and the United State: the level of protest has shocked and surprised me. I organised a …

Black Europe Summer School

Black Europe Summer School 2020 – COVID-19 Update

Please visit the Black Europe Summer School website for a message from BESS Director Kwame Nimako regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 program: 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE 10 April 2020​ I write to update you on our plans to ensure that BESS will take place this summer, in light of the shutdown around the CORVID-19 in …

CfP DEADLINE 27 MARCH: Racialisation and the Media from Television to Twitter

Call for Papers Rothermere American Institute University of Oxford 19 June 2020 This one-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the nexus between race and the media from the dawn of television to the present day. In the mid-twentieth century two revolutions took place, one technological and one political; the emergence of television and the advent …

Black Women in Europe™

4 Amazing Black Women You Should Know About

Confident women in all parts of society are a force to be reckoned with. They are amazing entrepreneurs, mothers, wives, scientists, and artists. These four women – among many others worldwide – are inspirational figures for women everywhere. They are living proof that everything is possible with the right mindset and education through their actions …

Afropololitan

BOZAR : 4th edition of the Afropolitan Festival, 28.02-1.03.2020

AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL HEROES AND HEROINES. For its fourth edition, the AFROPOLITAN FESTIVAL invites artists and the public to celebrate their heroines and heroes. Musicians as Fela Kuti and Miriam Makeba have marked and continue to inspire generations of artists and activists of all ages and backgrounds. Just like the author Toni Morrison, who died in …