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Get Ready For #onefreeplasticday Tomorrow

LET’S UNITE AND MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD Be part of the world’s biggest picture survey and share what you want to see go PLASTIC FREE.  Helping us drive change faster in governments and big business. IT’S SO SIMPLE TO GET INVOLVED. PICK one thing you want to see go plastic free. SNAP! a picture of it on your […]

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MARCH 15-17, 2019 marks MAISON’s INAUGURAL SOUL FOOD ATELIER series

Featuring CHEF JENNIFER BOOKER, the Cordon Bleu Paris Certified chef and author of the “FIELD PEAS TO FOIE GRAS“ cookbook that artfully blends traditional Southern dishes with French techniques, the series includes a champagne and dining experience, cooking class, demo, and Soul Food Pop-Up. ABOUT THE CHEF:  Reality television personality, entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer […]

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History’s Hidden Figures: Seven African-American Trailblazers Who EVERYONE Should Have Heard of

It’s no secret that, throughout time, the black community has been hidden from the pages of the history books. We’ve been relegated to the footnotes, meriting no more than a brief mention amongst all the words written on presidential elections, innovative inventions, and wars that have changed the world around us. But that’s not to […]

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New Year’s Money Guide for Women Part 1 with Ellevest

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. “There’s no instant formula to greatness here, no “simple steps,” because that’s just not how life works, right? But from my years of experience working on Wall Street, here’s my advice to help you achieve financial confidence.” — Sallie Krawcheck, […]

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Yup! Get your US tax return together

Note: We (BlackExpat.com) recommend Taxes for Expats because of their transparent flat fee service, years of experience and excellent customer reviews. Source: TFX Why Americans Abroad Should File U.S. Tax Return 1. First and foremost, it’s the law – If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, you must report income from all sources […]

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Time to register to vote &/or request your absentee ballot

  Dear Adrianne — Happy New Year 2018! The midterm elections 2018 are our first major opportunity to hold the Republican Party accountable. They have been letting Trump get away with his attacks on the democratic institutions so important to everything we hold dear about the United States, while also destabilizing the world, making inequality […]

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Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son

Decolonial Daughter Expat Lesley-Ann Brown will have a new book published next year. Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son will be available in paperback on –15 May 2018.  A Trinidadian-American writer and activist explores motherhood, migration, identity, nationhood and how it relates to land, imprisonment, and genocide for Black and Indigenous peoples. Having […]

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J. Nathan Bland began his career with the U.S. Department of State as an intern at the Foreign Service Institute. He then returned as a Presidential Management Fellow assigned to the Public Affairs Office for the East Asia and Pacific Affairs Bureau. He joined the Foreign Service in 2006 and served his first tour as […]

Hejsan from Stockholm! If you’re going to be an expat you really should learn the local language. But that can be expensive and time consuming. Fret not. I discovered a free interactive tool for learning languages and want to share it with you. It’s called Live Mocha. Here’s more good news! If at least three […]

About the Scholarship In the fall of 2010, Clements International will be awarding scholarships to the winners of an essay and creative image contest. This year’s theme asks, “Where would you go in your flying house?” The Expat Youth Scholarship “Life in a Flying House” offers participants a chance to use their experiences living in […]

I just found out about an online food store, My American Market for Americans craving a taste of home and anyone else across Europe that likes American food products. Hopefully, If you’re an African American exapt in Europe, you are enjoying more slow food, less processed food and seasonal fruits and vegetables than you may […]

Beatrice Acheleke, founder and leader of the Black European Women’s Council was honored at the 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit this month in Washington, DC. Ms. Acheleke is a mother, executive director of AFRA, a non-profit, non governmental self-organisation and NGO of Black Women with headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and an inspiration to Black women […]

Background: On January 20, 2009, Michelle Obama became the 44th First Lady of the United States. Unlike previous First Lady’s she is distinguished not only as the most educated First Lady but the first African American First Lady. Her rise to this position was extraordinary. Throughout the nearly two-year presidential campaign, Michelle Obama demonstrated intelligence, […]

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