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MARCH 15-17, 2019 marks MAISON’s INAUGURAL SOUL FOOD ATELIER series

Featuring CHEF JENNIFER BOOKER, the Cordon Bleu Paris Certified chef and author of the “FIELD PEAS TO FOIE GRAS“ cookbook that artfully blends traditional Southern dishes with French techniques, the series includes a champagne and dining experience, cooking class, demo, and Soul Food Pop-Up. ABOUT THE CHEF:  Reality television personality, entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer […]

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History’s Hidden Figures: Seven African-American Trailblazers Who EVERYONE Should Have Heard of

It’s no secret that, throughout time, the black community has been hidden from the pages of the history books. We’ve been relegated to the footnotes, meriting no more than a brief mention amongst all the words written on presidential elections, innovative inventions, and wars that have changed the world around us. But that’s not to […]

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New Year’s Money Guide for Women Part 1 with Ellevest

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. “There’s no instant formula to greatness here, no “simple steps,” because that’s just not how life works, right? But from my years of experience working on Wall Street, here’s my advice to help you achieve financial confidence.” — Sallie Krawcheck, […]

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Yup! Get your US tax return together

Note: We (BlackExpat.com) recommend Taxes for Expats because of their transparent flat fee service, years of experience and excellent customer reviews. Source: TFX Why Americans Abroad Should File U.S. Tax Return 1. First and foremost, it’s the law – If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, you must report income from all sources […]

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Time to register to vote &/or request your absentee ballot

  Dear Adrianne — Happy New Year 2018! The midterm elections 2018 are our first major opportunity to hold the Republican Party accountable. They have been letting Trump get away with his attacks on the democratic institutions so important to everything we hold dear about the United States, while also destabilizing the world, making inequality […]

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Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son

Decolonial Daughter Expat Lesley-Ann Brown will have a new book published next year. Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son will be available in paperback on –15 May 2018.  A Trinidadian-American writer and activist explores motherhood, migration, identity, nationhood and how it relates to land, imprisonment, and genocide for Black and Indigenous peoples. Having […]

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It only took me 2 days to finally understand Lagom.

Editor’s note: I went to Lola’s book mingle on Thursday, unwittingly with one of the contributors I connected to the author, and met so many interesting people supporting the book launch. I got my hands on a hardcopy of the book [I have the Kindle verson too] and read it in two days. The book […]

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  Dear Adrianne — Happy New Year 2018! The midterm elections 2018 are our first major opportunity to hold the Republican Party accountable. They have been letting Trump get away with his attacks on the democratic institutions so important to everything we hold dear about the United States, while also destabilizing the world, making inequality […]

I just voted in the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary If you are an American living overseas or across borders and want to support the Democratic Party you can vote in the Global Presidential Primary. Find out how here: www.democratsabroad.org/global_presidential_primary

“Americans Coming Together” – 2012 Democratic National Convention See all of my photos and videos on Pinterest. Here is what I experience in Charlotte that has me fired up and ready to go: Day 1. Photo: Bob Vallier The DNC volunteers were wonderful. They were warm and welcoming and were waiting for me as soon […]

If you are an American expat you can vote in the upcoming elections. Simply go to Vote From Abroad to register and/or request your absentee ballot.

Happy 4th of July! (Image from American Club Sweden website) U.S. citizens around the globe will soon mark the 236th anniversary of our Nation’s Independence Day with family and community gatherings, food, and fireworks.  For U.S. citizens living outside the United States, the 4th of July is an opportunity for all of us, regardless of […]

At the recent Global Convention Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Democrats Abroad announced that President Barack Obama had won the organization’s Global Primary. The Democrats Abroad Global Primary was conducted May 1-6, 2012 at more than 90 voting centers in 33 countries. “There was an overwhelming show of support for President Obama and his many accomplishments, including […]

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