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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.

Expecting Europe To Help Develop Africa Is Like Asking for A Thief to Fight...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Prof. Ngugi wa Thiongo. Photo: Wikimedia Commons   During the last day of the annual “Congo Week” events focused on...

America Needs Critical Patriotism Now Not Mindless Jingoism

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). PeaceVoice authors Jennifer Davis Carey and Winslow Myers say America needs critical patriotism not racist jingoism like the kind...

The Quest for Reparations in Elaine, Arkansas • Will Black Votes Elect Trump

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vantage Point October 26, 2020 — On this Edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks...

Bronx Borough President to Hold Tech Equity Day of Action

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On Monday, October 26, 2020 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with South Bronx Rising Together,...

NYC Public Advocate Applauds First Day Voter Turnout, Calls for more Sites

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams deliver the following statement after the first day of early voting in...

Is Studying in Ghana the Ultimate Black College Experience?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ghana's Webster University offers US accredited graduate and undergraduate programs. Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) traditionally have a mission...

Pan-African Activists Condemn U.S. Training of Nigerian Police and Armed Forces

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).     Washington, D.C.-based Pan-African Community Action (PACA) and the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP)’s U.S. Out of Africa Network (USOAN)...

Ten Questions That Should’ve Been Asked During Thursday’s Presidential Debate

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The second presidential debate is over but there are many other pressing issues that have still not been discussed,...

The 2020 Election, Trumpism, and America’s Emerging Anti-Racism Revolution

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Trump's America has exposed the deep roots of systemic racism--and the need for an anti-racism revolution. The nation has less...

Buju Banton Releases New Amazon Original Song “Buried Alive”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This week, Buju Banton released a new Amazon Original track “Buried Alive (acoustic),” an acoustic performance of a track...

House DHS chairman denounces Trump politicization of Federal civil service

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Thursday, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on President...

#EndSARS: Bass, CBC, sends Letter to Nigerian President on state violence against protesters

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, and the Congressional Black Caucus sent...

Only In New York: McGowan, NY State Supreme Court Judge, Rules Against “Bias” Accuser...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   Only in the New York Courts system.    A New York State Supreme Court Judge handling a contentious divorce case in...

Camille Yarbrough: Africa Calls Her

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo from Camilleyarbrough.com    Nana Camille Yarbrough began our conversation by stating Africa speaks to her. “It is part of the...

George Floyd: Boogaloo member charged in shooting at Minneapolis police station

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses...

Why Ice Cube’s political logic is so dangerous

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Screenshot: Ice Cube joined CNN’s Chris Cuomo to explain why he is collaborating with the Trump campaign on his...

Breonna Taylor: calls rising for new prosecutor to review case

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The two anonymous members of the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case who spoke out this week about...

NY Attorney General Issues Voter Protection Guidance ahead of November Election

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Attorney General Letitia James issued guidance to Board of Election offices and law enforcement entities throughout the state to...

National Small Business Leaders Release Five-Point Plan to Save the Small Business Sector

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Leading nonprofit executives, former senior federal officials and top public policy experts release the most comprehensive analysis of small...

CPJ calls for release of 4 Iwacu journalists one year after arrest in Burundi

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iwacu journalists Christine Kamikazi, Agnès Ndirubusa, Térence Mpozenzi and Egide Harerimana. The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 64 other...

NYC Group Praises Housing Budget Restoration, calls on Presidential candidates to address crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mayor de Blasio today announced the acceleration of capital funding within the City’s affordable housing plan. This decision, which...

The bogus U.S. census numbers showing slavery’s ‘wonderful influence’ on the enslaved

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Original bars on a window in the basement of the Freedom House Museum in Alexandria, Va, where enslaved people...

#EndSARS: Nigerians To Hold Major New York City Protest Sunday

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses...

George Floyd: third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin dropped

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the...