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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.

Oakland Artists Release Short Film “Labor” Addressing Racial Policing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: RyanNicole RyanNicole (above) and Niema Jordan, artists and creators from Oakland, California, collaborated to create “Labor” – a...

Africa’s Economic Development Strategy—Must Break from Colonial Dependency

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rodney's classic 1972 book How Europe Underdeveloped Africa is a must-read for all serious Africans.   This is the postscript written...

Part Four: “I Thought I Would Die In Museveni’s Torture Chamber”—Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The author was waterboarded by Ugandan dictator Gen. Museveni's military intelligence services. Uganda has received as much as $1...

Aztec Kings Had Rules for Plagues, Including ‘Do Not Be a Fool’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Panel from the Florentine Cortex depicting smallpox outbreaks in the Americas during the 16th century. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. But...

White America and Blackface | Black Star News

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).      Killing two birds with one stone. Getting my once-a-month man facial on while also trying on this...

Court’s in Session: Will Labor Please Rise!

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In early 2018, the conservative stacked Supreme Court ruled in the Janus decision that public sector union fees violate...

GEORGE FLOYD: MINNESOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL CHARGES CHAUVIN WITH SECOND-DEGREE MURDER

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Minnesota's Attorney General has upgraded charges against Derek Chauvin, to second-degree murder for killing George Floyd. Minnesota Attorney General Keith...

NFL COMMISSIONER GOODELL: “WE WERE WRONG FOR NOT LISTENING…BLACK LIVES MATTER”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). If white America had respected Colin Kaepernick's right to take a knee (and listened) maybe George Floyd would not...

An open letter to White Evangelical leaders

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). White Privilege is “White Blessing” and the Horrifying Legacy of Black Oppression. By Rev. Dennis Dillon, The Christian Times — I...

Mali’s Useless Coup Proves Nkrumah’s Vision–Africa Must Unite

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Wikimedia Commons.   The army has seized government in Mali. It’s a useless coup that will not last long....

Focusing on Freedom with Harriet Tubman:Enduring Advice on Relentless Resistance

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — This is a reminder, prelude and promise of a coming review on the movie “Harriet”....

NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE ON MAYOR’S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS: LET’S TURN WORDS INTO...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams delivered a live response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City address...

Daniel Prude: Rochester Officials Allege NY AG Ok’d Withholding Information

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The NY State Attorney General’s Office said it gave Rochester’s City Corporation Counsel no instructions to withhold details on...

OECS MOBILIZES TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN CARIBBEAN

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Director-General Didacus Jules (on left) greets Sagicor CEO Donald Austin to discuss collaboration...

Ebony: Covering Black America by Lavaille Lavette

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In 1945, Ebony’s legendary founder John H. Johnson set out to create a magazine for Black America much like...

Pritzker signs legislation strengthening most equity-centric adult-use cannabis law in the nation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Real Times Media — Surrounded by dozens of criminal justice reform advocates and lawmakers at Cabrini Green Legal Aid,...

International Community Denounced for Guyana Election Meddling

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Demerara Waves: "The Foreign Minister slammed as “premature” the decision by the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the...

Coronavirus Will Spread Faster Because We Lack Universal Health Care

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Medical personnel stand next to tents on the dock next to the Princess Cruises’ Grand Princess in the Port...

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ TO KICK OFF 9th ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK MONDAY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On Monday, January 6, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a media preview of the 9th...

AFRICAN RENAISSANCE AND DIASPORA NETWORD LAUNCHES GLOBAL INITIATIVE AGAINST DISCRIMINATION AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As the International Community celebrates International Women’s Week, the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) is launching a Global...

NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE CALLS FOR “SHELTER-IN-PLACE” POLICY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams Tuesday called for the creation of a defined "shelter in place" policy for New...

Buffalo Police Use Excessive Force in Arrest of Nursing Aide

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Video still shot On Monday, December 28, around 3:45 p.m., 26-year-old Shana Shaw, a Black woman, was picking up...

COVID-19 STIMULUS BILL INSUFFICIENT FOR THOSE IN GREATEST NEED

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Speaker Stacie Walton, MD-MPH (above) at 4/8 teleconference titled: "COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE A MIXED BAG FOR THOSE IN GREATEST...

SCSD_2020 / X-TechLab CALL FOR PROJECTS ...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). TELECHARGER TELECHARGER Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) / University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic, West Africa (uac.bj). The...