British Vogue Activism Issue

Marcus Rashford & Black Women in Europe® Power Lister Adwoa Aboah Lead An Inspiring Army Of Activists On Vogue’s September Cover Source: British Vogue This month, all international Vogues, of which there are currently an impressive 26, are uniting to dedicate their September covers (and more, but I’ll get to that shortly) to one shared theme: hope. I […]

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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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The phrase “Lead by example” comes to mind when one thinks of this Sene-gambian woman. She is the founder of Rock Africk which is an initiative with the objective of spotlighting and celebrating noteworthy African achievement, as well as an outreach to African youth in Africa. She is a 2012 Semi-finalist in TV4’s The Voice, […]

She is the co- founder of the Women of the African Diaspora website and co-editor of She is also the founder of (and, and has created a platform to celebrate women of the African diaspora living in Europe with her multiple award winning Black Women In Europe blog. She is enriching both ethnic and […]

This woman is recognized for her great commitment and active participation in working to combat racism in Sweden, through her involvement in several organisations. She has been involved in the African Diaspora movement during many years and participated in debates on integration and diversity issues in Sweden. She is conducting her PhD in Work and […]

Ava was born in Jamaica but grew up in New York, one of the fashion capitals of the world. Gifted with her own unique sense of flair and style she has a keen eye for fashion accessorizing. She now lives in Sweden and has opened an online jewelry store to bring a bit of New […]

I have been living in Sweden for over 10 years. This experience has been enriching and challenging.

I was recruited to work here in the late 90’s.

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