Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V Conference in Münster

The English Seminar and the Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies are proud to host the fifth African European Studies conference, which is being held in Münster for the first time (16-19 September 2015).  An interdisciplinary conference with papers covering literature, history, music, theatre, art, translation, politics, immigration, youth culture and European policies, Afroeuropeans …

Black Women Bloggers – Germany 11 – Frolicious

Frolicious is a multicultural online blog and was founded in 2013 by Jen Martens. It is dedicated to promote a cross-section of various information involving the African urban lifestyle. The intention is to share inspirations, pictures about our incredible diversity and beauty throughout the African Diaspora. Furthermore, would like to create a versatile and positive …

Frantz Fanon: Concerning the Psychoanalysis and Cosmopolitanism of Violence

18th March 2015, 1pm to 7pm University of Warwick (A0.28, Millburn House) Frantz Fanon, the son of Martinique who first fought for colonial France in World War Two and then against colonial France in Algeria, is taken as the preeminent thinker of decolonization. Although Fanon died in 1961, his work and life still stir debate …

Black Women Bloggers – Germany 10 – Munich Mom

Keoshia Walden created MunichMom.com for English speaking expats living in Munich. It’s a mommy lifestyle blog and guide for living in Munich with kids. Hello and thank you for stopping by our blog, munichmom.com. We created this little community to provide English-speaking expats living in Munich with information to really live and be apart of …

Susan Enie Muyang Tatah, Germany – Powerful woman

The Arts: Germany Founder & CEO International African Festival Susan is an Entrepreneur and Visionary and African Leisure tour promoter and events manager. Her goal is to gather and empower the African Diaspora worldwide, irrespective of their country of origin, religious background, gender and status for a short vacation, cultural bath and spiritual pilgrimage once a year …

Twaambo Kapilikisha – In the middle.

In a new series of articles, black women living in Europe share their views from the inside. In our fourth article, Twaambo Kapilikisha addresses sisters in Europe with children “in the middle”.  Twitter is an interesting place,where mere mortals can connect with celebrities and get a message to them directly, a place where the masses …

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 …

International Africa festival 2014

Tübingen  will once again host the International Africa festival 2014. The 5th Edition will bring you the best in African diversity, culture, music from the continent and beyond. Save this date now, and join us in Tübingen for world-class performances, unbeatable atmosphere, meet and make new friends.  We welcome you to the African Village in Tübingen …

Black Women Bloggers – Germany 9 – thebookwormgiraffe & Mukaintu

Two blogs, one brianchild: Twaambo Kapilikisha This is a blog I use to showcase my non filtered thoughts. I found that I wanted something more from my interaction with the world when it seemed that everyone had a wrinkle free life and would not open up about any issues they did not know how to handle. …

Candace Allen discusses her novel Valaida on BBC Radio

From BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour Valaida Snow was a black jazz song and dance performer in the 1920s and 30s, who famously also played solo trumpet in a man’s world. She toured around the world until she fell foul of the German occupying force in Denmark. Now Candace Allen has painstakingly pieced together Valaida’s …

Ayo – simply fabulous

Biography source: Wikipedia Ayo (born as Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin on 14 September 1980 in Frechen near Cologne, Germany) is a Nigerian-German singer-songwriter. She uses the Yoruba translation Ayọ or Ayo. of her first name Joy. Her debut album Joyful, which was first released in 2006, reached Double-Platinum status in France, Platinum in Germany and Poland, …

BlackWomen Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 9 – Black girl in Berlin

Welcome to BlackgirlinBerlin by Kimberly Butler Who is Kimberly Butler you may ask? Kimberly Butler is a talented author. This dynamic, driven & intelligent young African-American Business & Economics grad originally hailed from a middle class family in a small town in Southern California. Kimberly has overcome many tragedies & setbacks throughout her short life …

“FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND?” – Exhibition in Berlin

“FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND?” – Exhibition http://www.black-international-cinema.com/BIC13/html/bic_13_fits_en.htm Production/Direction/Curation Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith/Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre “…VISIONS BECOME REALITY…” ” …VISIONEN WERDEN WIRKLICHKEIT…” Photographic Exhibition – Visual Documentation Fotoausstellung – Visuelle Dokumentation July 1 – August 31, 2013 Vernissage, July 1st, 7 pm Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall) – Foyer John-F.-Kennedy Platz 10825 Berlin-Schöneberg Admission is without charge. …

Style icon, former model, accessories and jewelry designer, mother and wife: Michelle Elie.

Source: All The Pretty Birds Style icon, former model, accessories and jewelry designer, mother and wife: Michelle Elie. I was born in Port au Prince, Haiti and moved to New York with my family when I was six-year-old. New York was my hometown until I moved to Köln, Germany. I completed all my studies in …

Many Voices to Tell a Story: A Walking Tour of Berlin Jazz – Corina Kwami at TEDxGoodenoughCollege

Hat tip: 360 degrees of diversity Ms Kwami is a jazz, soul and funk performer and aspiring social epidemiologist. After finishing her degree at Georgetown University, Corina worked and performed in Switzerland and Germany. She has also launched an initiative, “Jazz, Swing & Funk Walking Tours Berlin” which provides interactive, historic tours of jazz in …

International African Festival Tübingen, Germany 2013

Africans, be proud of your culture Dear Africans, friends and well-wishers of Africa, Summer is around the corner! It’s time to relax and spend quality time with friends, family and well-wisher at the largest extravaganza African Diaspora festival taking place for the 4th time in Down-town Tübingen from the 8th to the 11th of August 2013 at …

Taking care of business in Germany pt. 11 – Dr Luderitz Natural Products for Curly Hair

Dr. Lüderitz Natural Cosmetics was founded by Dr. rer. nat. Liset Lüderitz. She was born in Cuba, where she completed a degree in chemical engineering. While working in the Research Center for Nutrition and Food Sciences in Havana she was also trained as an aroma specialist and developed aromas for the national food industry. In …

XXVIII. Black International Cinema Berlin/Germany & U.S.A. 2013

XXVIII. Black International Cinema Berlin/Germany & U.S.A. 2013 Production and Direction / Produktion und Leitung: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre in cooperation with / in Kooperation mit Gabriele Gün Tank Commissioner for Integration of the district Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin/Germany Integrationsbeauftragte des Bezirks Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin/Deutschland MAY 8-12, 2013 Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall) John-F.-Kennedy-Platz 10825 Berlin/Germany …