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Woza Albert!

By Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon Jesus has come back to earth, and has chosen to do so in South Africa – during the apartheid era. The black population is treated as second class citizens. Jesus, or Morena as he is called, preaches justice and peace – messages that do not go home […]

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Ekerö wants to know: Do you feel included?

How included are you in this society? That is the question being asked in Ekerö. You are invited to attend a discussion with migration, integration, the labor market and more. Registration is now open through October 23rd from this link.

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THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and Politics

THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and PoliticsWednesday, September 11, 201910:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cannon House Office BuildingRoom 210 Live Webcast: www.youtube.com/HelsinkiCommission Against the backdrop of recent European elections, European political leaders will discuss the state of their democracies and recent efforts to address issues of diversity and inclusion amidst rising prejudice […]

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Conquering Stockholm – Sonja A Andersson

This sister in Stockholm did what the industry thought she couldn’t. She organized the first ever Scandinavian International Fashion Week in Stockholm and the catwalk was the world famous City Hall! KUDOS Sonja A Andersson! When I tried to get into Stockholm Fashion Week my emails were never returned. It was then that I decided […]

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Mini Chibi Dolls By Lola Atobatele

Which One Will You Bring Home? What black child wouldn’t love a black doll in their image? I now I loved my Julia doll growing up. Maybe I had others, but she was my favorite. Forget Barbie, I had Julia! And I put her in my Barbie Country Camper. Lola started making these mini dolls […]

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Scandinavian International Fashion Week – Conceived by Sonja Andersson

The idea Scandinavian International Fashion Week aims to showcase the art of fashion designers from all around the globe. During 3 days, the catwalk is open to innovative designers and brands, who stage their upcoming collections to international press, buyers and influencers. The catwalk also welcomes new talents, as we believe in opportunities and understand […]

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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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Source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nation-world/sns-ap-eu-russias-obama,0,6388513.story MOSCOW — A second candidate of African descent announced he’ll run for head of a rural district in southern Russia, election officials said Monday, making for an unusual slate in a country with deeply ingrained racism. The campaign for head of the Srednyaya Akhtuba (pronounced SREHD’-nyah-yah ahk-TOO’-buh) district already has attracted wide media […]

Photo by Photo Agency Sandy Cane, of African American decent, has been elected the first Black mayor in Italy in Viggin. A black woman backed by the anti-immigrant Northern League has been elected mayor of the small Italian town of Viggiu close to the Swiss border. Sandy Cane, elected in local elections held across Italy […]

African American women living in Europe are invited to submit a letter to United States First Lady Michelle Obama for an upcoming book entitled Go, Tell Michelle, African American Women in Europe Write to the New First Lady. This is a follow up to the book Go, Tell Michelle, African American Women Write to the […]

Soul Cities with Nelson George From the desk of Nelson George August 1 In October I’ll be officially announcing that I’m editing a new international black travel site. Can’t tell you the name, but can say that there’ll be video, pictures and blogs about traveling while black that cover destinations in the U.S. and around […]

Dear Readers, We’ve been gone for a bit but the Q2 issue is coming out now as promised! As before, we will provide stories and insights from Black expatriates around the globe from the usual to the most unexpected. In this new issue we chronicle: David Crane, man of many talents – MC, illusionist, entrepreneur, […]

Hat tip to Andrea Martins, Director, ExpatWomen.com Clements International is excited this year to be offering a new scholarship program for expatriate students. US$10,000 will be shared between six winning students, aged 12-18, of any nationality, who have spent at least two years living outside of their home country. The scholarship contest offers expat students […]

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