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2020 US Presidential Election

Sisters in Europe from the US: Thanks for voting! Our votes matter.

Attention Georgia Voters! If you or your child(ren) will turn 18 by January 5, 2021they can play a crucial part in the 2020 Presidential elections by deciding the fate of the Georgia Senate and thus, the world! OK, not to exaggerate, but if the US Senate gains 2 more Democratic seats, both seats from Georgia, …

BWIE
African Diaspora

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 …

Black Women in Europe™
black UK

UK: Nominations now open for the 2021 Community Integration Awards

The aim of the 2021 Community Integration Awards in the United Kingdom is to recognise the inspirational ways in which migrant, refugee and ‘settled’ communities are coming together to support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you know a project or initiative in your area which has strengthened integration and brought different parts of the community together, including …

Black Women in Europe™
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18th IMISCOE Annual Conference 2021: Crossing borders, connecting cultures

The research network IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe) which describes itself as “Europe’s largest interdisciplinary research network in the field of migration, integration and diversity studies” will hold its annual conference for 2021 on 7-9 July 2021 in Luxembourg. “Crossing borders, connecting cultures” The conference proposes to “zoom deeper into people’s migration experiences …

Black Women in Europe™
Alternatives

ORGANIC HEMP CBD FLOWER. HOW TO CHOOSE

The many medicinal benefits of hemp and CBD buds are nothing new. However, being able to identify high-quality hemp buds can feel overwhelming considering just how many manufacturers enter the market in the cannabis industry every year. With many people now feeling deceived after purchasing inferior quality hemp buds, knowing what to look for when …

BWIE
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The Main Tips on How to Write an Essay on Fashion Design More Effectively

Source: Unsplash How good are your fashion design essays? Fashion design is one of the broader courses in humanities that offers a lot of opportunities for inquiry.  It is easy to think of fashion as shallow because fads and trends pass. But writing a fashion design essay needs serious research.  Broad research sometimes needs the …

Elizabeth Delphine
Black Women in Europe

The black style influencers making a name for themselves in Europe

The online world has so many layers to it, which makes it not only hard to keep track of but also incredibly tricky to filter the good stuff from the bad. We’re all inundated with annoying ads or irrelevant promotional videos, which is why we also follow the people we like and the pages we …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Len Johnson: The boxer with 93 wins who could never become British champion

Source: BBC Most boxers will tell you the punches don’t hurt as much as the blows they take outside the ring. Frequently being forced to take fights at the last minute, rarely being paid what you were promised and then finding your manager was working for the opponent. Those are the kind of setbacks that …

Clara Amfo
black UK

Clara Amfo-British radio and television presenter and voice-over artist.

Clara Amfo is best known for her 10am -1pm BBC Radio 1 show, and it’s world famous Live Lounge slot. Clara’s show has seen her interview the world’s most prolific artists from Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams to name but a few.  She was also the host of the iconic BBC Radio 1 …

UK Black History Month
African Diaspora

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 …

Self Love

How To Make CBD-Infused Face Masks At Home

CBD is the latest rage in the beauty and skincare industry. The compound is known to provide extraordinary benefits to the skin through anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-acne properties. CBD oil contains a spectrum of potent nutrients, omega fatty acids that aids in moisturization, and is also rich in antioxidants that enhance skin texture and looks. …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Contemporary Activism, from past to present

From past to present we link Authors, Activists and thinking about how young people can become future activists About this Event Contemporary Activism, from past to present: Making lasting change for the Black community Over Black History Season we will be remembering activist and journalist Claudia Jones, founder of Carnival in London at St Pancras …

black England, black UK

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Headties and Headwraps

Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print About this Event Exploring the complex history of turbans, headties and headwraps with a virtual workshop,imagery and showing of the film Wax Print A symbol of resistance identity and validation of beauty, head ties and …

UK Black History Month
Black Women in Europe

BHM UK: Camden Black History Season: Books and Beyond

Books and Beyond Launching Camden’s virtual book club for our Black History Season -          Girl, Women, Other     by Bernadine Evaristo      live webinar   20 Oct -          My Sister, The Serial Killer    by Oyinkan Braithwaite  live webinar 17 Nov -          Ordinary People  by Diana Evans  live webinar  08 Dec Start reading and join the discussion with guest …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Black Film Collectives: Then and Now

Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery Curated by Anthony Andrews of We Are Parable in partnership with LUX, BFI and The June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive.  Celebrating Black History Season at Swiss Cottage Gallery   5 Oct – 19 Nov 2020.   We are delighted to announce that Anthony Andrews, the Co-founder of We Are Parable has curated the exhibition Black Film Collectives: …

UK Black History Month
black England, black UK

BHM UK: Back to the Future: How our Journey began coordinated by Camden Black Workers Group (CBWG)

Date And Time Fri, 23 October 202018:00 – 20:30 BST This will be a programme of conversation featuring guest speakers – Patrick Vernon OBE, British social commentator, Basil Gabbidon musician Steel Pulse and activist; Dr Angela Herbert – Chair of Violent Crime prevention board and Kieran Ferdinand Camden Council Hosted and facilitated by Alim Kamara …

UK Black History Month
black UK

PRS Presents Black History Month

PRS for Music, in collaboration with PRS Foundation bring to you this special virtual edition of the long-running series PRS Presents, celebrating Black History Month. Hosted by award winning broadcaster and author Gemma Cairney, you will see performances from emerging and established PRS Members, historic and educational elements and organisations highlighted that are around to support …

tech skills
Women & Money

5 Tech Skills to get over unemployment during the pandemic

Five Tech Skills to get Over Unemployment During the COVID-19 Pandemic Being unemployed is a difficult situation. It can be overwhelming because, as days pass, your savings decrease. In the same way, being in isolation has been difficult for everybody. It’s because being isolated increases your anxiety as well as your stress levels. During the …

UK Black History Month
black UK, Black Wales

BLM UK-‘We were taken advantage of. That is what hurt’

From the BBC When Neville Howard arrived in the UK as part of the Windrush generation in 1947 it was a different world. The 92-year-old – well-known around Cardiff for his singing – remembered reading “no blacks, no Irish” signs and how he “just had to learn to live with” racism. Mr Howard said: “All …