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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.

NBA Commits To Expanding Opportunities, Partnership With HBCUs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter In a continuation of its celebration of Black colleges during the 2021 All-Star Weekend, the NBA plans to continue to...

Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain Actor Nominated For Gotham Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: BFTVNew York, NY, October 21, 2021—Actor FRANKIE FAISON (Coming to America; The Wire; Banshee), received a Gotham Awards nomination this...

The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning in Politics

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeAutomation, nowadays, has seen a rise, along with technology in general. Automation has revolutionized how consumers live, work and, so...

The Military Spending Gravy Train And Permanent War Economy Robs America While Enriching Corporations,...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeA long time ago, Gordon Adams introduced the term “iron triangle” to characterize the interlocked relationship of the Pentagon’s military...

City Council Members Denounce Delay In Removing Jefferson Statue

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterThe New York City Council's Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus (BLAC) are unhappy about the delay in removing a statue...

How can black folks manage inflation?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — Between COVID-19 economic challenges, supply-side glitches, pent-up demand (people are finally shopping again), and more, prices are...

Nigeria: No Justice For Police Brutality Victims 1 Year After Protests

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeOne year after peaceful #EndSARS protests ended in a brutal crackdown by Nigerian security forces in Abuja, Lagos and other...

Critical Race Theory: How Not to Talk About Race

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: HarvardJason GrowYouTubeNation contributor—and former columnist—Patricia J. Williams (above) graduated from Harvard Law School in 1975. It was almost entirely white...

Supreme Malice: Why Judge Margaret McGowan threw me Out of her Courtroom

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The reporter, Allimadi, in front of State Supreme Court in Queens after being thrown out by Judge McGowanNew York State Supreme...

US billionaires became $2.1 trillion richer in 19 months of pandemic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Jon Queally, Common Dreams — American billionaires grew in number and expanded their collective fortunes by $2.1 trillion since Covid-19 sparked a...

Democrats Voting Rights Bill Headed For Defeat Without GOP Support

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...

House Haiti Caucus Condemns Kidnappings In Haiti, Calls On International Community To Address Root...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterBOSTON – Tuesday, House Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Val Demings (FL-10), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), and Andy Levin...

Ethiopia: New Airstrikes Reported In War-Torn Tigray

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter (CNN)--The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was covered in smoke on Wednesday as the city was hit by another...

Sharing and Shaping Ourselves in Struggle

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — There is no greater honor or higher praise we can offer our ancestors than to try as...

Candace Parker's Mom Celebrates Daughter’s Championship Win In Chicago

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter CHICAGO (WLS) -- Hundreds of fans flocked to Millennium Park to celebrate the Chicago Sky's WNBA championship win Tuesday. Among...

U.S. Black Chambers Awards Top Business, Policy Leaders At 2021 Conference

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeWashington D.C. (Oct 20, 2021) — The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) has recognized the best in Black-owned business and...

Yaksta: “Free My People” | 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...

Texas Voting Law Part Of State’s Long Voter Suppression History

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...

UGANDA: Museveni Should Fire Himself: His Dreams to End The Entrenched Corruption Is a...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Former Leader of Opposition, Mrs. Betty Ool Ocan, in her home in Gulu City“Mr. Museveni is not serious at all when...

Former NFL Player Launches Firm To End Bias In Sports Hiring

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...

US Black Chamber Prez Talks Loss of African-American Businesses

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeDuring the first three months of the pandemic, approximately 442,000 – or 41 percent – of Black businesses shuttered. As...

Oakland Institute Annual Report: World’s Marginalized Face Unprecedented Challenges

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Oakland InstituteOakland, CA—The past year impacted each and everyone of us. But it unleashed unprecedented challenge to those already marginalized...

Uganda: Gen. Museveni’s Operation Phantom Wealth Creation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Gen. Salim Saleh, younger brother to Uganda’s dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni. Delivering poverty while promising wealth.Gen. Salim Saleh, younger brother of Uganda’s...

DAAD – Appel à candidatures pour bourses d’études 2022-2023

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). DAAD – Appel à candidatures pour bourses d’études 2022-2023 Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) / University of...