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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.

Africa has held off the worst of COVID-19 mystifying scientists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When the coronavirus first began spreading around the world, there was near-universal concern among experts that countries in Africa...

Racism and Segregation deeply ingrained in Latin America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the ongoing global racial reckoning that erupted after George Floyd's murder, the entrenched nature of racism in Latin...

Black Lives Matter T-shirts and Masks – Who Profits?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Julianne Malveaux — I always smile when I see Black Lives Matter T-Shirts until I saw one gracing the...

Report Finds High Rates of Economic Insecurity Among Older Minorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The challenging goal of elder economic security – having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget...

The right way to woo Black and Latino voters

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Ryan Cooper, The Week — The Democrats have long portrayed themselves as the party of racial justice in modern...

Demilitarizing the NFL | Black Star News

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Will the current sports activism around racial justice extend to the global, neocolonial racial injustice that the US and...

No It’s Not “Slaves,” It’s “Enslaved” and There’s a Big Difference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Toussaint L’ouverture wouldn’t have rebelled if he believed he was a “slave”      Not “slaves” or “slavery.” The preferred terms, respectively,...

Mike Pompeo Goes to Guyana

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President of Guyana Dr Irfaan Ali (L) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a joint press conference...

Congressional Black Caucus Institute Celebrates 75 Years of African Americans’ Contributions to the United...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Andrew Young in 1977 was a powerful U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Photo: YouTube.   On Thursday, the Congressional Black Caucus...

Breonna Taylor: Kentucky AG Uses Prosecutorial Defense to Exonerate Police Murderers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron hid behind a Louisville grand jury to exonerate the killer-cops who murdered Breonna...

AOC and Rep. Meng Work to Help Fund Local Food Assistance Organizations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food...

New Jersey Governor’s “Baby Bonds” Plan Is A First Step Towards Closing The Racial...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Baby bonds are a good start toward changing the discriminatory status quo, but limiting it to New Jersey is...

Black-owned Blackbird House answers the call for inclusive co-working

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Blackbird coworking collective is for women of color & allies; entrepreneurs in business, arts, activism & wellness who understand...

Rep. Scott Calls on DeVos to address systemic racism in education

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby”...

Black Power, Black Lawyer Global Book Launch Virtual Event

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). September 26, 2020, 12pm Noon EST — Join us for the virtual book release party of, Black Power, Black...

Grambling State Recruits Black Men to Teaching Profession

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Grambling State University’s Black Male Teacher Initiative has joined forces with Clemson University’s nationally known Call Me MiSTER® program...

Torture: A Day in The Life Of A Writer In A Banana Republic—Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The author shown with a copy of his novel "The Greedy Barbarian." He paid the price by being totured...

Greenlining Institute: True Justice Denied to Police Murder Victim Breonna Taylor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In response to today’s announcement of only minor charges -- "wanton endangerment" -- for one of the Louisville police...

Ta-Nehisi Coates on The Great Chicago Fire

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “Whiteness thrives in darkness,” Coates writes. “So it was with the slave narrative. So it is with the cell...

Uganda: State Department Condemns Arrest of Black Star News Colunnist and Calls for Freedom...

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...

Jamaal Bowman on Breonna Taylor decision: “this is not justice”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jamaal Bowman, the Democratic nominee and likely next member of Congress in NY-16, has released the following statement on...

Rookie aldermen chosen to lead Chicago’s reparations subcommittee

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At a time when the death of George Floyd has triggered a racial reckoning across the nation, Aldermen Shirley...

Nation Bar Association on Breonna Taylor: “justice not served”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nation Bar Association released the following statement on the Louisville grand jury decision not to change the officers who...

ACLU on Breonna Taylor decision: policing Rotten to the core”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron today charged former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with three counts of wanton endangerment...