Black Women in Europe Blog

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Created by Andy Collins

Black Women in Europe Blog is a multiple-award winning blog that showcases the lives of ordinary and extraordinary black women living in Europe. The blog was launched in 2006 by Adrianne George and has won or been a finalist for several awards. The blog has expanded into a social network, and a social media group and led to joint ventures and speaking appearances including the Corporate Council Women of Color Symposium in London, the Kwakoe Festival in Amsterdam, and the BlogHer conference Break Out Session 3: Who we are - Blogging with a Global Perspective in San Francisco.

In 2010 the first Black Women in Europe: Power List [1] was released on the Black Women in Europe Blog naming 58 women in Europe in the categories of business, lifestyle, media, politics, social entrepreneurs and NGOs that exhibit power and influence across Europe.

in 2010 the blog was mentioned on page 219 in the book Don't Bring Home a White Boy: And Other Notions that Keep Black Women From Dating Out written by Karyn Folan and Karen Hunter[1]. In 2011 the blog was mentioned on page 172 in an academic book, Negotiating Multicultural Europe: Borders, Networks, Neighbourhoods (Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series) written by H. Armbruster[2].

In 2012 the blog was awarded credentials to cover the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina in the US.

In 2016 the blog celebrated its 10-year anniversary with the release of a book [2] highlighting 11 Sheroes who created or dedicated creative works to Black Women in Europe.

In 2016 a non-profit was formed in Sweden [3] realizing a dream of the blog's founder.

The Black Women in Europe blog is a member of the AfroSpear Bloggers Association, and the BlogHer and AGCG Advertising Networks [4].

Awards

Primary sources

  • Black Weblog Awards Finalist 2013 [5]Template:Dead link
  • Maishagalen Award 2012 [6]
  • Pris Ars Electronica 2011 Nominee [7]
  • Sunshine Award 2010 [8]
  • Lemonade Award 2009 [9]
  • Black Web Award 2009 [10]
  • Helping Hand Award 2008 [11]
  • Black Web Awards Finalist 2008 [12]
  • Black Weblog Awards 2007 [13]
  • Weblog Awards Finalist 2007 [14]
  • Blogger's Choice Awards Nominee [15]
  • Blog of the Day Awards Best Blog of the Day [16]
  • Blogging Community Involvement Award [17]

External links

  • Black Women in Europe Blog [18]
  • Black Women in Europe Social Network [19]
  • Black Weblog Awards: Blogging story, 5/17/2010 [20]
  • Tavis Smiley Show on PBS, 8/31/2008 [21]
  • Hallandsposten, 8/12/2008 [22]
  • Corporate Council Women of Color 8/21/2008 [23]Template:Dead link
  • FM4 Radio Austria, 10/12/2007 [24]
  • Ebonyjet.com Big Ideas, 10/1/2007 [25]
  • Ebonyjet.com Technology 9/17/2007 [26]
  • YouTube Channel [27]
  • Pinterest [28]
  • Grass Roots Feminism [29]
  • Poto-Mitan [30]

See also

References

  1. Folan, Karyn (2010). Don't Bring Home a White Boy: And Other Notions that Keep Black Women From Dating Out. Gallery Books. pp. 219. ISBN 1439154759. 
  2. Armbruster, Heidi (2011). Negotiating Multicultural Europe: Borders, Networks, Neighbourhoods (Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series). Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 172. ISBN 0230280528. 
  1. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 [34]
  2. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 - A List of our Own [35]
  3. Negotiating Multicultural Europe: Borders, Networks, Neighbourhoods (Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series)

H. Armbruster p. 172 [36]

  1. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2012 - A List of our Own [37]
  2. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2013 - A List of our Own [38]
  3. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 - A List of our Own [39]
  4. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2015 - A List of our Own [40]
  5. Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2016 - A List of our Own [41]
  6. Afrosphere