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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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Unjust Indigestion by Elaine Thomas – 2020 GBC Poet Laureate Circle

The Democrats Abroad – Global Black Caucus has Poet Laureates. Here is Elaine Thomas. “Unjust Indigestion” #VoteFromAbroad American expats with US passports can vote in Federal elections. Go to votefromabroad.org today.

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The International Institute of Education (www.iie.org) is an organization which sponsors programs and research to support study abroad and international education for all nationalities around the world. Each year they publish a report on international student flows called “Open Doors”. In these reports are always demographic breakdowns of US students studying abroad and here is […]

A Special Message to all Black Expats (and expats in general) Dear Readers, As everyone knows, we live in increasingly precarious economic times with all of us struggling to keep our jobs or just make ends meet. In light of the current turbulence in some areas of the world, we on Black Expat would like […]

Our first quarter issue has been released and is now live online. Have a read and share with you friends.

Here is a disturbing message I received from Angela Shaw in Toulouse: I just got off the phone with a friend in Vienna about our meeting in April in Utrecht and she tells me about this. What is not mentioned in the news coverage is that almost exactly 10 years ago the Austrian police brutalized […]

An African-American exchange student has been stabbed by unknown assailants in a southern Russian city in an attack officials say may have been racially motivated. Read the full story here.

No one understood the power of the coin for getting a political message across like the Ancient Greeks. Their coinage was circulated throughout the ancient world to honor everything from victories, events, and patron deities, to nature. Also, it was the perfect way to let it be known “who did what and where”. The coin’s […]

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