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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.

Prince Charles told ‘royals murdered and tortured our people’ in Barbados slavery protest

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Demo organiser David Denny from the campaign group Caribbean Movement for Peace and Integration said Prince Charles’ visit to Barbados was...

More Information On Andrew Cuomo Sex Harassment Investigation Released

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeNEW YORK – The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) today continued the rolling release of transcripts and corresponding exhibits...

Republicans Using Redistricting Loophole To Suppress Black Voting Power

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeThe once-a-decade redrawing of legislative and congressional maps is still in its early phases, but a concerted Republican tactic for...

Cyber Monday: Supporting Black Businesses Online

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized...

Ethiopia’s civil war fueled by weapons from UN’s big powers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Thalif Deen, IPS — In Hollywood movies, the legendary Wild West was routinely portrayed with gunslingers, lawmen and villains—resulting in the...

Omar Hangs Up On Republican Congresswoman Boebert During Call Over Her Islamophobic Comments

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: LinkedInScreenshotWASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar released the following statement after she spoke with Rep. Lauren Boebert.“Today, I graciously accepted a call...

Aleighcia Scott: “Cry” | Black Star News

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized...

Lehman College Continues Initiatives To Help Students, Local Businesses

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: FacebookBRONX, N.Y.– As the Bronx fights to revitalize its economy nearly two years after the start of the pandemic, a...

New Colin Kaepernick Book “# Take A Knee” Just Released

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeAward winning author and journalist Delroy Constantine-Simms has written and edited numerous books, including The Greatest Taboo: Homosexuality in the...

US Military Support Of Saudi Arabia Having Devastating Impact On War Ravaged Yemen

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeIn Yemen, Saudi Arabian and Iranian interests collide, a civil war involving multiple parties has devastated the country, important issues...

Why Covid-19 is a Blessing to Ugandan Dictator Museveni And ruling elite

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ugandan dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni. Photo: Facebook.Kakawenza RukirabashaijaLast weekend I took a trip to the Eastern part of the Uganda. I saw...

GOP Silence On Boebert’s Racism “Speaks Volumes Says Ilhan Omar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterRep. Ilhan Omar on Saturday condemned her GOP colleagues' inaction following the recent publication by Rep. Lauren Boebert of an...

The Republican Party Should Now Be Viewed As A Dangerous Domestic Terrorist Organization

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe Republican Party is no longer just a political party. They should now be considered what they are fast becoming:...

How Do We Strengthen Community Safety In Today’s America?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterIn the following column, award-winning journalist Robert Koehler talks about the renewed sense of community he felt in the aftermath...

PA Green Party Endorses Shut Down Of Berks County Detention Center

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterMeeting virtually on November 14, elected delegates to the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, www.gpofpa.org) unanimously endorsed the Shut Down...

Who Killed Malcolm X and Why? With special guest Herb Boyd

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Monday, November 29, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special...

Virtual Education Platform ‘Assemble’ Launched To Inspire BIPOC Community

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: AssembleLos Angeles, CA (November 26, 2021) - New revolutionary online educational platform, Assemble, officially launched on Black Friday with original...

10 police hurt as violence spreads on French Caribbean islands

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Adeline Courson, Cécile Rémusat (Guadeloupe) and Emmanuelle Trecolle (Paris) — Ten police officers were injured and several journalists shot at on...

Urban One Honors Set To Premiere On MLK Day 2022

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TV-One(SILVER SPRING, MD) – November 27, 2021 – Today, Urban One announced the return of the annual URBAN ONE HONORS...

Congressional Democratic Leaders Condemn Islamophobic Bigotry of Boebert

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterWashington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark, Caucus...

Black moms on the Rittenhouse verdict

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Many parents of color see the not guilty verdicts as just one example of what their children face every day. By Danielle...

International Cooperation Critical To Addressing Global Climate Change Crisis

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Photos: TwitterThe less than ideal outcome of the latest climate talks in Scotland reminds us of an inconvenient truth: as...

The jury selection process is rigged in favor of White supremacy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Racial discrimination in cases like the Arbery murder trial reflect the everyday reality of the criminal legal system. By Laura Jedeed, Truthout...