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A new travel book by Lola A. Åkerström About Lola: Having lived on three different continents — Africa, North America, and now Europe — for extended periods of time, Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström is drawn to the complexities and nuances of culture and how they manifest themselves within relationships. She holds a master’s degree in Information […]

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The Black American Expat Tax Return

Source: Taxes for Expats WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: No matter where you reside – you must file. All US citizens and Green Card holders must (if they meet minimum filing thresholds) file an annual tax return reporting their worldwide income.   While all must file – most don’t owe. The good news is that […]

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Black Women in Europe Blog™ Anniversary Book: 10 years in the making

Get your free digital copy for one week and meet our sheroes, Power Listers, readers and members of our social network. And thanks for 10 years of sisterhood.

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A Tribute to Derek McCullough

This year we lost a valuable member of the Black Expat team. Derek McCullough was a creative genius, a perfectionist, and a kind and gentle soul. He embraced his work at Black Expat as an outlet to share his talents and the stories of expats living in every corner of the world.       […]

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Voting in the US from abroad?

Expat voter and your State The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act allows US citizens overseas to vote in the state where they last resided prior to departing the US.  Find out more and how that may impact on your US taxes.

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Vote in the US Global Presidential Primary

I just voted in the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary If you are an American living overseas or across borders and want to support the Democratic Party you can vote in the Global Presidential Primary. Find out how here: www.democratsabroad.org/global_presidential_primary

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Expat lives in France – From Paris to You: Celebrating 25 Years in France

I just gave a contribution to Ellen. She is a personal sheroe of mine. I hope you’ll support her too! Merci!

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Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice.

Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice. Anyone may increase their chances of winning something by applying using the different methods. Check out our current giveaway to learn more information, including how to enter. About the website So… who’s in charge […]

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About Us

Black Expat.com - The magazine and website for Black expats living their lives away from home. Be a part our global community by reading our magazine, contributing to our blog, suggesting articles and sharing your information.

Dear Black Expat Family, Thank you for your continued support for Black Expat Magazine. For over five years, we have worked to bring the stories and experiences of Blacks living as expats around the world to light to both encourage and inform thousands.   We have made incredible connections and learned so much from your experiences. […]

What is your goal? One sister’s goal was to make a documentary film about Black Pete, the racist phenomenon that makes up a Dutch Christmas. Mine was to attend the Democratic National Convention as a blogger and party delegate. Maybe you want to start your own company or stage an art exhibition. Online fundraising can […]

You moved overseas with your kids or they were born abroad making your expat experience even richer. No one plans for tragedy to strike but what would happen to your kids if you died? Will you family be able to remain overseas or if they wish to return home, will that be possible? Life insurance […]

Available in English, French and Italian:http://camillas.limequery.com/index.php/933529/lang-en The survey is conducted in the framework of the research “Highly skilled women migration from SSA to Europe. Beyond the economic point of view” that intend to analyze the highly skilled women migrations flows from Sub – Saharan Africa to Europe in order to explore the present scenario as well […]

The hardest thing about choosing to live a life in a foreign country is trying to find the right way to achieve the same level of comfort as they had back in their country of origin. The stress imposed on an expat becomes exponentially harder to manage if they live somewhere that has had constant […]

We made the cut from 8 to 3. Will you vote one more time for the Black Women in Europe™ Blog to win Best International Blog in this year’s Black Weblog Awards? Thank you! ps: You don’t have to vote in every category and scroll all the way down to the end of the page […]

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