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Debut Novel – In Every Mirror She’s Black

Due out on 1 September 2021, pre-order your Kindle or Hardcopy now and save while you support black female authors.

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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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I can’t wait to see what happens during the next 30 days. Expats really need to believe in self love. I am taking self love very seriously. I have never put myself first, or so it seems, except maybe for when I moved to Europe. Even still the partners in my life took priority as […]

I treated myself to a half spa day. One piece of advice I received was to have a weekly body scrub. At the time I thought I don’t have the time. It seemed a bit excessive. Isn’t that typical not to realize I am talking myself out of a self love ritual? Then I tried […]

Who doesn’t like a day at the spa? I certainly do. But affording it is another thing. The good news is that you can get world class spa services at Gilda Skolan in Stockholm at fantastic rates because the services are performed by advanced students. The bad news is that I didn’t know about this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Self Care and Self Love Are In Order. Despite their name, they are made here in Sweden where I am with their head office in Stockholm. I discovered them as a blogger at Stockholm Beauty Week. Expat life can be stressful and I’ve decided that self care is bumped up high on my priority list. […]

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