Black Expat Stories

The most riveting stories about international living,
as told by Black expats.

Ex · pat: a person who lives outside their native country.

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February 23, 202400:01:11

Ep. 4 Sneak Peek w/Zoe Smith of the Exodus Collective | #shorts

Watch the full conversation on the Black Expat Stories Channel! #digitalnomad #expatlife #blaxit #BlackExpatStories

February 22, 202400:00:44

Ep. 4 Sneak Peek w/Zoe Smith of the Exodus Collective | #shorts

Watch the full conversation on the Black Expat Stories Channel! #digitalnomad #expatlife #blaxit #BlackExpatStories

February 21, 2024

Ep. 4: How Zoe Smith Is Creating An Eco-Conscious Community In Grenada Through the Exodus Collective

In this episode, Zoe takes us through her journey of returning to her ancestral home in Grenada to start afresh after feeling unfulfilled in the London rat race. Today she leads the Exodus Collective - an eco-conscious village inspiring others in the Diaspora to reclaim the Caribbean. 

February 05, 202401:25:02

Episode 3: How Chrishan Wright Turned Her Blaxit Into a Platform of Possibilities with Blaxit Global

Originally from the Bronx, Chrishan is now based in Lisbon, Portugal, and is the founder of Blaxit Global, a podcast and digital community that empowers other expats, aspiring expats and re-pats with the resources they need to make their own bold moves abroad.

January 22, 202401:19:51

Episode 2: How Charlotte Van Horn is making cross-cultural connections with Black Expats in Panama

We're taking you on a Virtual Voyage to Panama for a lively conversation with the dynamic (and hilarious!) Charlotte Van Horn. She's the founder of one of the fastest-growing Black expat communities in Latin America: Black Expats in Panama with over 7,000 members.

July 04, 2023

Episode 1: Jas McNeil's Expat Journey, the Haus of Vibes & Making History in Mexico

Jas McNeil is a Florida native breaking barriers as the first Black woman to own a recording studio in Mexico. She's the founder of the Haus of Vibes, a co-working and recording space located in Playa Del Carmen, MX.

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Courtney Bowden 

She's a writer, media scholar, and entrepreneur who is committed to showcasing the beauty in the Blaxit by amplifying the voices of Black expats pioneering the movement.

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