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News that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe in order to motivate, challenge, and encourage current and future generations of people of African descent to take initiative and offers guidance to those interested in Africa’s development.

Rep. Bass: “I am deeply concerned” about Violence in Cameroon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Thursday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement in...

Some Democrats Call for Firing of Trump’s Saboteur Postmaster General DeJoy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Trump's Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is working to destroy U.S. Postal Service--and deliver 2020 Election to his boss. Congressional...

Pressley and Arroyo: Lawmakers must End Qualified Immunity for Police

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Thursday, in an op-ed published in the Boston Globe, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo...

History of affirmative action policies show how white people have benefitted

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Actor Danny Glover, right, and author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a...

Women’s Group Unveiling New Initiatives to Empower Women

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). With under 100 days until the 2020 elections, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has unveiled energetic new...

Utah Officer who ordered dog to bite Black Man Suspended

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A Salt Lake City officer who ordered a police dog to attack Jeffery Ryans who was on his knees...

After the civil rights era, white Americans failed to support systemic change to end...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In principle, white Americans support efforts to end racism. But in practice, they have long been unwilling to support...

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Starts with the Job Ad

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the post George FloydCOVID-19 world, what will workplace diversity look like? The worldwide protests against racism and police brutality...

Jamaal Bowman to Speak at Netroots Nation 2020 Conference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jamaal Bowman, the Democratic nominee and likely next Member of Congress for NY-16, will help kick off Netroots Nation’s...

Black Women Rising Despite Obstacles

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — Women won the right to vote a century ago. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment...

Groups File Complaint against Chicago citing housing segregation, environmental racism

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Environmental Justice Groups and Community leaders say the City of Chicago and Mayor Lightfoot Have Deepened Segregation and Discrimination,...

The Voting Rights Act was signed 55 years ago. Black women led the movement...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A civil rights marcher suffering from exposure to tear gas holds an unconscious Amelia Boynton Robinson after mounted police...

Georgia Police open fire on Black teens—allegedly for running Stop Sign

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At least one police officer in Waycross, Georgia recently opened fired on a car full of Black teenages--for allegedly...

Moms Group Applauds Release of Black Girl Jailed over Schoolwork

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Judge Mary Ellen Brennan part of America's racist judicial system whose despicable ruling sent 15-year-old Black girl "Grace" to...

SPLC Supports removal of Confederate Gen. Alfred Mouton’s statue

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On Monday, August 17, during a court hearing in Lafayette, Louisiana, Move the Mindset (MTM) and community members will...

Kentucky’s Attorney General finally meets with Breonna Taylor’s Family

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron met with Breonna Taylor's family for the first time on Wednesday, more than 150...

Kamala Harris: Case against Trump and Pence “is open and shut”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Yesterday, California Senator Kamala Harris delivered her first speech as the vice-presidential running mate of former Vice-President Joe Biden...

“Race and Sports” premiere will be livestreamed on August 13

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ABC7/KABC-TV announces it will livestream the inaugural “Race and Sports” dialogue which kicks off the launch of the Rose...

Danny Glover Expresses Strong Support for #Reparations Calls for Swift Passage of #HR40

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The renowned Actor/Activist Danny Glover has issued a public statement expressing his strong support for reparations for people of...

COVID-19 creates “worst crisis in a century” for Caribbean, Latin America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Latin America and the Caribbean have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic, with trade expected to contract by...

Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit filed by Voters, Advocacy groups

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Four nonpartisan advocacy groups and three voters from Allegheny County Tuesday asked a state court in Pennsylvania to rule...

Young Black Americans not sold on Biden, the Democrats or voting

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Will young, Black Americans turn out to vote in November? By David C. Barker and Sam Fulwood – Most political analysts...

Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), represents more than 14,000 nursing homes and...

Media sends silence message on right-wing Texas Violence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Why didn't corporate media cover the armed and violent right-wing "Back the Blue" thugs who beat and robbed people...