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Gloria Wekker

GLORIA WEKKER Contributor: Betta Pesole Gloria Wekker is a contemporary Afro-Dutch feminist intellectual and a social and cultural anthropologist (MA: UVA 1981, PHD: UCLA 1992), specialized in Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, African American Studies and Caribbean Studies. Her complex and pioneering thinking originates from the necessity of fostering tools and instruments of vision to understand  Continue Reading »

AGNÈS AGBOTON

AGNÈS AGBOTON (BENIN, 1960) Biografía Sus obras escritas Nacida el año de la Independencia del territorio de Dahomey que se convertiría en la República de Benín, Agnès Agboton se afinca en Barcelona en 1978. Su trayectoria literaria (tradicional y escrita) hace de ella uno de los exponentes más claros de la afroeuropeidad incluyente. Pues como  Continue Reading »

Ignatius Fortuna

Fortuna, Ignatius (unknown-1789) Contributor: Heike Raphael-Hernandez Contributor Heike Raphael-Hernandez (First published in Encyclopedia of Blacks in European history and culture (2008) Ed. Eric Marlone, ABC-CLIO Inc. Re-published here with permission of ABC-CLIO Inc.) Biography Further Reading Ignatius Fortuna was a black servant in Germany to Franziska Christina von Pfalz-Sulzbach, the lady abbess of a convent  Continue Reading »

Roberto Blanco

Blanco, Roberto (*1937) Contributor: Heike Raphael-Hernandez Contributor Heike Raphael-Hernandez (First published in Encyclopedia of Blacks in European history and culture (2008) Ed. Eric Marlone, ABC-CLIO Inc. Re-published here with permission of ABC-CLIO Inc.) Biography Further Reading Roberto Blanco (also Roberto Zerquera) is a German pop singer and actor of Afro-Cuban descent. Although the height of  Continue Reading »

Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela Contributor: Lily Mabura Biography Bibliography She was born in Cairo, Egypt, to an Egyptian mother, Mona Khalifa, and a Sudanese father, Fuad Aboulela (d. 2008), from a merchant class family in Umdurman. He was educated in Victoria College, Egypt, and Trinity College, Dublin. Her mother, who is an expert in demography with a  Continue Reading »

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