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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.

Welcome to Jim Crow 2.0

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Voter suppression efforts will only get worse. By Charles Blow, NYT — In the wake of the Civil War, liberals in the North...

RÉSULTATS: DÉPARTEMENT DE PHILOLOGIE HISPANIQUE ET CIVILISATIONS AFRO-AMÉRICAINES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). RÉSULTATS: DÉPARTEMENT DE PHILOLOGIE HISPANIQUE ET CIVILISATIONS AFRO-AMÉRICAINES Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) / University of Abomey-Calavi,...

White Privilege: US Government’s 124-Year Land Giveaway Program To Whites

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube From 1862 to 1986, the United States government ran a homestead program that gave 2,992,058 white settlers and European immigrants...

New York City Adds $200 Million to Bloated NYPD Budget

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube NEW YORK CITY – After years of demands to reduce NYPD funding, Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio and New York City...

NY AG: Trump Organization Engaged in Tax Fraud Scheme

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the criminal indictment of Trump...

13-Member West Indies Men’s Cricket Team Named For South Africa Match

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel Wednesday named the 13-member squad for the fourth CG Insurance...

AOC Introduces Bill to Improve Diversity, Transparency of Political Appointees

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube WASHINGTON, D.C. - Late Monday, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the Political Appointments Inclusion and Diversity Act, which requires the...

CARICOM: Transition and reflection

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo of Ambassador Irwin LaRocque By Elizabeth Morgan, Jamaica Gleaner — The coming week is significant for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as Sunday,...

Carmelo Anthony Wins Social Justice Champion Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: NBA.COM NEW YORK — The NBA announced Tuesday that 10-time NBA All-Star, entrepreneur and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail...

Bill Cosby’s Conviction Overturned By Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Pennsylvania's Supreme Court, citing prosecutorial mistakes, overturned the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby on Wednesday, paving the way for...

What would it take to strip New York City of slaveholders’ names?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Hundreds of New York City’s streets, neighborhoods, parks, schools, and other sites are odes to individuals and families who bought and...

Pressley, Tlaib And Waters Unveil Sweeping Legislation to Strengthen Tenants’ Rights and Protections

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: HUD Tuesday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), along with...

NYT: 'Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation'

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A six-month New York Times investigation has synchronized and mapped out thousands of videos and police radio communications from the...

Right-Wing Death Squad, Marine Plotted To Bomb DNC, Kill Blacks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Facebook An active-duty U.S. Marine came under federal investigation for allegedly plotting with at least two others to assassinate minorities, drug...

What would reparations look like and why are they needed?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Throughout American history victims have been given reparations for their suffering, but African Americans have never been compensated for hundreds of...

Biafra Separatist Leader Arrested and Extradited to Nigeria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The fugitive leader of a prominent Biafra secessionist group has been arrested and extradited to Nigeria to face trial, in...

Phylicia Rashad Draws Ire Over Bill Cosby Comments

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Phylicia Rashad, Bill Cosby’s TV wife and the incoming dean of Howard University’s fine arts college, faced harsh criticism Wednesday...

Saint Vincent and Grenadines Receiving Support For Volcano Eruption

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Wikimedia Commons WASHINGTON — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors, on Friday, approved US$50 million in Supplemental Financing for the...

Ethiopia Is at a Crossroads. Can the Nation Survive in Its Current Form?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). After recent national elections and with continued violence in Tigray, Ian Bremmer looks at the future of Ethiopia. By Ian Bremmer, TIME...

Voting: Manchin, Sinema Should Learn From Lincoln Republicans

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube (CNN)--By the standards Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have set for federal action on voting rights, the 14th...

ESOP Calls On Police Chief To Fire Crooked Cop

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Missouri's Ethical Society of Police (ESOP) is speaking out about the alleged police and prosecutorial misconduct in the case of...

America’s first Black billionaire wants his reparations check, now

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The founder of BET is pushing a $14 trillion reparations proposal he says would provide enough to close the giant Black/white...

Transcending American Militarism And Imperialism By Winning Without War

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia Commons When will we as a nation admit it? Barbara Lee was right. She was the only member of Congress...

Far-Right GOP Congressman to Fundraise With Holocaust Denier

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter Birds of a feather do indeed flock together, like right-wing Rep. Paul Gosar seen above (on left) with his racist...