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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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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 […]

Depend was giving people life at Stockholm Beauty Week by doing brows, lashes and nails. While there were several lovely technicians there I saw @marceljehrlander and wanted his services for my lashes. I wanted his lashes if I’m honest. And I wanted him to beat my face. But they weren’t providing makeovers, just brow overs, […]

One day I woke up and my skin had changed. It went from pretty normal to super day. It seemed nothing I had on hand could quench it. I washed it with coconut oil. I used baby bottom cream. I was still dry. Then came Stockholm Beauty Week and my chance to get a facial […]

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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 […]

I discovered Scratch of Sweden, a premiere nail care and color line during Stockholm Beauty Week. I fell in love with the owner, Marie Houston, during her workshop on how to care for your nails. Her passion was palpable and her warmth was genuine. You could tell she loved nails and wanted yours to be […]

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