May 7, 2015
The United State of African Americans

As an African American woman living in Belgium, there are times when I feel very disconnected. Often, I am the only Black person in the room—it is very rare that there is another African American in the room unless it is my son. See Am I the Only One? Other times, I’m the only American. […]

May 17, 2014
Is this art? I want YOUR opinion…don’t hold back!

Today, I was “greeted” by a large and sweeping picture of the Ku Klux Klan. Let me tell the story. I went to Brussels to hear a lunchtime concert of Dvorak. While I waited to go in the concert hall, I saw that there was an art exhibit in the main hall. So, I strolled […]

May 10, 2014
An African American woman living in Europe? Here’s why!

I’m certainly not the first. Nor will I be the last. But I am often asked: what is it like for an African American woman living in Europe? That’s a tough question because it is quite loaded and multi-dimensional. Is life is different for a Black woman living in Europe than for a Black woman […]