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Tips for expats to cash checks while abroad

Source: Taxes for Expats Ines Zemelman, EA If you are able to use direct deposit, more power to you and this article is not for you. If you are in the US, cashing checks is easy, but if you are residing abroad, it may prove difficult in some cases. While we are not a financial institution, we […]

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The Mamas are representing Sweden in Eurovision

Are there any sisters representing your country? Let me know!

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Vénus Noire: Reading list/Gift idea

Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900 Ser.) Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women, in particular, appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, Robin Mitchell shows how […]

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Lucie B Gives Stockholm Kids Life, and Jump Rope Skills

Lucie B Linder is a champion jumper. Not long jump, but jump rope. She hails from New York City but fell in love in Sweden and is now married and living in Stockholm. For the past 2 years, she has been living and working her dream by teaching school-age kids to jump rope, compete, win, […]

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Black Women in Europe get the Sisterhood of Greatness Award

It truly was an amazing day at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC for the Sisterhood Agenda Sisterhood of Greatness Award Ceremony. The ancestors truly were with us in the Oprah Winfrey Theater and I am grateful and proud to have accepted this award for all of the Black […]

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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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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 […]

Multi-talented Bonnie Greer was born in Chicago where she later studied with David Mamet before moving to New York to study at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. She has been living in Britain since the late 1980s. Bonnie regularly contributes articles to the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent and Marie Claire as well as appearing for […]

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