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Will Europe Ever See A Black Prime Minister or President?

Posted July 2, 2012 by Erik Kambel

It’s election year in the US and although the black European president debate has subsided, the UK has now more Black Parliament members than ever.

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Family Trayvon Martin and UK activist Zita Holbourne. Photo by Barac

In London, Trayvon Martin’s Parents Protest British Racial Profiling

Posted May 21, 2012 by Erik Kambel

Trayvon Martin’s parent’s visited London a week ago to extend their campaign against racism and racial profiling to both sides of the Atlantic.

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Black French Flight Attendant Forced to Hide Dreadlocks Under Wig

Posted May 14, 2012 by Erik Kambel

Airline says dreadlocks will harm the company’s image.

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Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery, Nantes, France

French City of Nantes Confronts Its Brutal Slave Trading Past

Posted May 10, 2012 by Erik Kambel

The French city of Nantes opened a memorial to slavery in March, touted as the first of its kind in Europe.

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Am I Black Enough for You? Dutch Artists Debate Their Identity

Posted April 24, 2012 by Erik Kambel

What’s it like being a black artist in a European country? In the wake of the Swedish blackface cake, we return to a forum that some Dutch artists held in 2010 to discuss that question.

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