Posts by enpadmin

PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT NEED MORE THAN AWARENESS-RAISING

The European Network of People of African Descent (ENPAD) welcomes the People of African Descent Week in the European Parliament awaiting meaningful action from European governments to end anti-Black racism ENPAD welcomes the European Union’s People of African Descent (PAD) Week from May 14th – May 17th to raise awareness of the realities of the…

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United Kingdom: 5 BAME-Led Projects Collaborating with The Ubele Initiative

Dan Biss The Ubele Initiative has teamed up with Mali Enterprising Leaders to coordinate a massive collaboration with five Black and Minority Ethnic projects across London and Manchester. The Ubele Initiative’s mission in working with these five projects is to help them hone the monetary funding and people-power to build lasting roots within their communities…

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On the International Day Against Police Brutality: Black People are Increasingly Attacked while Europe Responds with Impunity and Indifference

It is imperative that European governments reflect on the increasing violence against People of African Descent who live here and initiate adequate anti-racist policies. The European Network of People of African Descent (ENPAD) calls on European countries to fully implement the current governing law in regards to the protection of Black people from racial violence…

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Death in Custody: 13 years after Oury Jalloh burned to death in a police cell in Germany the murder remains unsolved

A large demonstration in Dessau, Germany on Sunday, January 7th will demand justice for Oury Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean asylum seeker, who died 13 years ago in custody. The demonstration also brings attention to the structural problem of racial profiling in Germany. Take action and sign the petition to demand justice for Oury Jalloh. Sunday, January…

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Too anti-racist for French advisory board

Rokhaya Diallo was appointed last week to France’s national digital council, which is an independent commission of digital experts that advises the president Emmanuel Marcon. Due to complaints by rightwing politicians and commentators, her position on the council has been revoked. Diallo is known for her feminist and anti-racist work. She sheds light on politics of resistance of…

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UN Regional Conference for Europe, Central Asia and North America

Members of the European Network of People of African Descent – ENPAD joined the UN Regional Conference for Europe, Central Asia and North America in light of the International UN Decade for People of African Descent from 2015 – 2024. The conference was held on the 23rd and 24th of November, 2017 in Geneva. In…

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