Black Women in Europe

2009 Year in Review Highlights from Black Women in Europe™ Blog part 1

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2009 marked the 3rd anniversary of the Black Women in Europe™ blog. Here are some highlights from the blog this year.

By months:


The Inauguration of US President Barack Obama

I followed the nomination of President Obama in Denver, Colorado as part of the accredited African American Poilitical Pundit Blog Team in Denver in 2008 and went home to Washington, DC for the inauguration activities and followed activities across Europe:

BWIE DC meet-up:
EurObamaBlog launch:


Introducing the Baracko Coin designed by an African American expat in Greece:

Negger Niggersson term used by Swedish police:


A black Parisian talks about the financial crisis and black women in Europe:


Youth worker in Finland:
New Board Members for Black European Women’s Council:


What are Nordic Africa Days?:
All black Cat on the hot tin Roof production coming to London:
Police brutality against black expat in Vienna:


Fighting racism in Italy:
Black European woman sentenced to life:


Sade back in the recording studio:
A Street named after May Ayim:
Writing in Belgium:


BWIE summer gathering in Washington, DC:
Meet Miss England:


Beatrice Acheleke Honored with The 2009 World Diversity Leadership Summit “Freedom and Justice” Award:


Black face in French Vogue:


Race bias in the UK:
Social Entrepreneurs in Ireland:
French literature prize winner:


Review of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof all black production in London:
Coverage of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony:
Skin care secrets from Aliesh Pierce:
Austrian Vice Chancellor and Minister of Finance assumes the Patronage of the World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe:

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