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Film, dance, debates, and slam and DJ performances: A festive and committed Afropolitan Weekend

A festive and engaged programme in the sign of film, dance, debates, slam, and DJ performances 9 ? 11 July ’21 The annual Afropolitan Festival takes on a modified form in the current corona times. For this edition, Bozar is offering the public a festive Afropolitan Weekend, with a multidisciplinary programme of film, dance, debates, […]

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JUNETEENTH FUNDRAISER: LET FREEDOM RING!

Breaking News! On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the President signed into law: S. 475, the “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,” which designates Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday. COME CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH WITH THE GLOBAL BLACK CAUCUS Juneteenth — also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day  — has been a tradition in the […]

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Democrats Abroad Pan-African Juneteenth Celebration

Don’t miss this event- tomorrow 4pm SAST/10am EST! Join us virtually at the 2021 1st Pan-African Juneteenth Celebration to celebrate Juneteenth and to galvanize support to address human and civil rights issues including equal rights, voter suppression, policing, and racial justice. The Juneteenth celebration will be curated by multiple international African diasporic and Democratic Party […]

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Democrats Abroad Juneteenth Bessie Coleman’s 100th Year in Flight

Description Click here to receive the Zoom information: https://www.democratsabroad.org/alejandraromansecretary/bessie_coleman_s_100th_year_in_flight Please join Democrats Abroad Toulouse on Saturday, June 19th to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bessie Coleman becoming a pilot in France. She was the first woman of color to earn her pilot’s license, truly a milestone in history! The event will be moderated by Beatrice Monthioux, […]

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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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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 […]

Multi-talented Bonnie Greer was born in Chicago where she later studied with David Mamet before moving to New York to study at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. She has been living in Britain since the late 1980s. Bonnie regularly contributes articles to the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent and Marie Claire as well as appearing for […]

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