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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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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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Here is the 3rd update. I will continue to update this list as more information comes in. Thank you for the music – The playlists to get you through to the other side There’s perhaps never been a more important time to put a little faith in the transportive power of music. And to do […]

Are there any sisters representing your country? Let me know!

Black Women Meditate is a black-owned, Amsterdam based, social organization led by Marilyn Grando. Marilyn Grando is a black Dutch native of Surinamese descent. In 2009 she was introduced to Vipassana meditation, which helped her cope with her father’s death. In meditation, she found a way to deal with this traumatic and sudden loss.  Marilyn […]

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. SOURCE: Ellevest Close your eyes. Picture where you want to be a year from now. Five years from now. Forty years from now. What do you need to make that happen? We want to help you make your money […]

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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