20 Essential Novels for African-American Women

20 Essential Novels for African-American Women Source: Accredited online colleges What makes literature such a beautiful and compelling field of study is its fruitful bounty of diversity. Unfortunately, however, syllabi across the United States still tend towards books by dead white men, with everyone else competing for what few available slots remain. Progress has been …

“Brazil is Half Brown, But Has No Brown-Skinned Women Among 27 Miss Brazil 2011 Candidates.”

Guest post from Francis Holland: http://francislholland.blogspot.com/2011/08/look-at-this-years-candidates-for-ms.html Look at this year’s candidates for Ms. Brasil. Of approximately 27 from each state and the Federal District in the country, not a single one has brown skin, even though the population of Brazil includes 50% of Brazilians with brown or tan Afro-descendent skin (see statistics below). Fonte: IBGE …

StrongLifeTest – Discover the role you were born to play

Hat tip: Deena Pierott The Strong Life Test presents you with a number of scenarios and then challenges you to identify which decision you would make. Be sure to go with your top-of-mind response; your immediate, unfiltered reaction is always the most revealing. Of course, your test results will not define you completely–there’s a good …

From our partner, International Black Women’s Collaborative_ What Ails Black Women Series – Parts I, II and III

Ladies, here is a series from the Huffington Post called “What Ails Black Women”. I personally don’t feel that others need to put us in some kind of box, however, this is an interesting read. Work and Wages: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/philip-n-cohen/what-ails-black-women-par_b_357846.html Health and Life: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/philip-n-cohen/what-ails-black-women-par_b_360620.html Discrimination and Repercussions: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/philip-n-cohen/what-ails-black-women-par_b_373574.html Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

EU is not a REAL Partner

by Joyce van Genderen-Naar Published in Global Watch, April 2009 Joyce van Genderen-Naar is a lawyer and journalist from Suriname based in Brussels. She writes regularly about ACP-EU issues. The ACP Working Group on Bananas chaired by the Ambassador of Suriname Mr. Gerhard Hiwat organized an ACP press conference on Monday 6 April 2009 in …

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