News & Events 2023

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Friday, 28. July 2023

We continue to celebrate African cultures and heritages in colors and styles with all.


Saturday, 24. June 2023

Beautiful Black Women, Men, Friends, and Family. Get ready for an all-day celebration of sisterhood, empowerment, and growth! Our official launch event on June 24th will be a day focused on connecting, healing, growing, and thriving together. Join us at the heart of Zurich for an exciting day filled with workshops, panels, networking opportunities, and more.


Black Film Festival Zurich
Friday, 16. June 2023

The 3rd edition of the Black Film Festival Zurich
from June 16 to 18 at the Houdini Cinema in Zurich.


Henri-Michel Yéré
Tuesday, 13. June 2023

Henri-Michel Yéré's new book of poems, written in Nouchi and French, intertwines past, present, and future, showing that poetry can transcend the linearity of time and multiply our visions. Drawing from both languages, the poems respond to but do not resemble each other. The desolation of existence is countered by the collection with a certainty: When there is dialogue, all loneliness eventually disappears.


Kenyan Streetfood
Saturday, 27. May 2023

See you at our event
27-05-2023, 16:30
Planet5, Zurich


Africa Day Celebration 2023
Friday, 26. May 2023

Friday, 26.5.2023, 14:30 Uhr
Predigergasse 3, 3011 Bern

Drag Story Time
Saturday, 20. May 2023

Drag Story Time is a celebration of joy and discovery for children ages 3 to 8. Led by children's educator Brandy Butler and with the help of local drag performers*, books are used to build self-esteem, celebrate individuality, and promote tolerance. We read, dance, sing and dress up to playfully create a stage where children and their families can celebrate diversity in society and themselves.


Wednesday, 17. May 2023

Today's quilombo of Helvécia in Bahia emerged from the struggle for freedom against the German-Swiss colony of Leopoldina starting in the mid-19th century.


Rally against the war in Sudan
Saturday, 06. May 2023

The Association Against the War in Sudan is organizing this rally with the aim of publicizing the disastrous conditions and suffering of uninvolved civilians.

Reading: Knowing Women
Wednesday, 08. March 2023

HUMBUG, Klybeckstrasse 241/K104, Basel, Switzerland
Bilingual reading from the book Knowing Women by Serena O. Dankwa with Josephine E. Agbenozan. With Soli-Afterparty


Friday, 20. January 2023

It's Friday and therefore time for our acoustic column, the RaBe Radioblog. Today Mohamed Wa Baile talks about Helvetzide - people affected by racism who have died in Swiss asylum centers and in police custody.

Radio RaBe

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