The third edition of Black Barcelona Festival, this year in a bigger venue: MACBA, boasts a very diverse offering of lectures, workshops, performances and celebrations. When was the last time you had a chance to: participate in an afro-beat workshop, attend a lecture on African feminism and the LGTBQ community
Apart from being a master’s student I’m also a babysitter. Every morning I wake up around 6:30 am, get ready, walk over to Poblenou, and take two little girls to school. Their names I won’t mention but they are the sweetest children in Cataluña. But this post isn’t about them.
By Abena Wariebi Reporting from the Catalonian city of Barcelona, Abena Wariebi discusses national identity from an African-American perspective, assessing the differences between American and European conceptualizations of belonging. I have the pleasure of meeting many people in Barcelona who are curious about what has brought me here. A few days