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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.

Rev. Dr. Freddie Haynes Resigns from New Presidency of Rainbow/PUSH Coalition

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Renowned Pastor Just officially assumed the reins from Rev. Jesse Jackson in February. By Trice Edney News Wire — Less than a year...

A Conversation with Dr. Ron Daniels aka the Professor

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Powered by Black World Media Network April 15, 2024Special WBAI Fund Drive Edition of Vantage Point A special WBAI fund drive edition of...

Concerning Israel, the US, Europe and Hitlerian Havoc — By Dr. Maulana Karenga

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — As we witness and work and struggle to end the Israeli genocidal war against the Palestinian people,...

Cuban and Grenadian Prime Ministers hold a meeting

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). During the meeting Marrero Cruz, highlighted the figure of commander Fidel Castro, which fostered ties of friendship between the two Caribbean...

A Cosmopolitan Modernism

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The world-spanning art of the Harlem Renaissance. By Rachel Hunter Himes, The Nation — In January 1969, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened...

A Class Analysis of the Trump-Biden Rerun — By Richard D. Wolff

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Richard D. Wolff — By “class system” we mean the basic workplace organizations—the human relationships or “social relations”—that accomplish the production...

One woman’s battle to push Africa’s space race

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Cameroonian scientist Marie Makuate has been at the forefront of using information harvested by satellites to help save the lives of...

Will Gaza Be Biden’s Vietnam?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vantage Point VignettesComments and Commentary by Dr. Ron Daniels But for his ill-conceived and ill-fated support for the Vietnam War, Lyndon Baines Johnson...

Tennessee Republicans Introducing “Don’t Say Reparations” Legislation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This push comes right off the heels of MAGA Republicans launching attacks on DEI and efforts to make equality real. Young...

Slavery tribunal? Africa and Caribbean unite on reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Catarina Demony, Reuters — Support is building among Africa and Caribbean nations for the creation of an international tribunal on atrocities...

Haiti leaders reach deal to form transitional council

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Agence France Presse (AFP) — Haitian leaders have finalized a deal for a temporary government to steer their Caribbean nation out...

Referring to Barbecue as a revolutionary is an insult

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Referring to Barbecue as a revolutionary is an insult to progressives especially those of us who are Haitians. By Jessie C. Legros...

Charles and Inez Barron will soon co-host a new radio show called “Speaking Truth...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Charles and Inez Barron, who both served in the City Council and the Assembly, will soon co-host a new radio show...

Dismay in Addis Ababa as ‘the soul of the city’ is razed for development

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ethiopia’s push to attract tourism and investment has seen the demolition of a historic district in the capital, with people’s homes...

Front Street host Charles Traylor discusses Haiti with Dr. Ron Daniels

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Aired March 30, 2024 on WVKO 1580 am in Youngstown, Ohio — Front Street host Charles Traylor is joined by special...

A story of reparations and healing from New Zealand

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New Zealand’s reparations for the Māori people are an example the United States can follow in pursuit of racial justice for...

109-year-old Tulsa massacre survivors get day in court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The two remaining survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, thought to be the worst single act of white supremacist violence against...

Failed U.S. Policy and the Crisis in Haiti

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Powered by Black World Media Network April 8, 2024Special WBAI Fund Drive Edition of Vantage Point On this edition of Vantage Point, host...

How to take on Haiti’s gangs — By Pierre Espérance, Executive Director of the...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). America can do more to create stability and foster democracy By Pierre Espérance, Foreign Affairs — Haiti is finally addressing its profound crisis...

Why the Biden campaign should invest in the Black Press

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Why the Biden campaign should invest in the Black Press NNPA NEWSWIRE — Advertising in the Black Press provides deeper visibility beyond...

Tireless activism and the latest region to go coal-free

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ben Jealous — Jerry Curran has been organizing to retire the Merrimack Station coal power plant in Bow, New Hampshire for...

Trump allies plan to reinterpret civil rights laws to protect white people: Report

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The former president’s cronies are planning to gut anti-discrimination policies should he retake the White House in November. By Nikki McCann Ramirez,...

Trump has already laid out his 5-step Fascist plan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Robert Reich — On Friday, Trump posted a video featuring an image of President Biden hog-tied —with hands and feet bound...

Temporary channel opens as authorities strive to clear Key Bridge wreckage

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Megan Sayles, AFRO — It is still unclear when the rubble of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and the Dali container...