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Americans: Recieved your stimulus check abroad? Now what?!?!?

Here are some tips from Democrats Abroad. RECEIVED A CHECK AND NOT SURE HOW TO CASH IT? TRY THESE OPTIONS 1. Make inquiries with banks in the country where you live about U.S. Government check cashing facilities. Not all banks do, but at least a few in each country are likely to. They may or may not charge a fee. […]

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Shades of Noir – Terms of Reference Journal: Third Culture Kids Submission Invitation

Throughout history, the migration of different populations has been tied closely with exchange of cultures. Long before the development of international trade, all people(s) travelled across the globe in search of a better quality of life as immigrants, creating new diasporic cultures around the world; but what for the modern-day ‘Global Nomad’? ( McCaig, 1984) […]

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Guidance on How to Vote in the Georgia Senate Runoff for Expats

A Step By Step Guide! You can check your Absentee Ballot Status on www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do If it shows that your Absentee application has been received for the Jan 5th Runoff, you don’t need to submit a new Federal Post Card Application(it is what you complete when you register to vote or request your absentee ballot on votefromabroad.org) […]

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Voting While Abroad: What You Need to Know

The Black Expat Podcast is honored to be joined by Adrianne, who is  a member of the Democratic National Committee for Democrats Abroad, a US overseas voter advocate, and is a leader of the Get Out The Vote Team. We also welcome Angela who is the Chair of Democrats Abroad Global Black Caucus. We  discussed […]

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Klobuchar, Carper, Menendez Urge Administration to Protect Right to Vote for Americans Overseas 

For Immediate Release: October 8, 2020 Contact: Jonathan Beeton (Klobuchar), 202-573-4530 Christine Hennessey (Carper), 202-224-2441 Juan Pachon (Menendez), 202-765-5330 Klobuchar, Carper, Menendez Urge Administration to Protect Right to Vote for Americans Overseas  In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and mail delays, Senators call on officials to implement best practices from U.S. embassies to ensure […]

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October 15 Deadline for US Expat Taxes

With so much focus on the US election for American Expats, be sure you don’t let your IRS tax filing obligations fall through the cracks. Source: Taxes For Expats If you owe money to the IRS, you might be wondering when it’s due (especially with the filing extensions granted you as an expatriate). It’s easy […]

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In the Fall of Corona by Elaine Thomas – 2020 GBC Poet Laureate Circle

American expats can vote in US Federal elections if you hold a US Passport. Go to votefromabroad.org today.

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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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