Home African Diaspora Leaders

African Diaspora Leaders

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.

The Israel-UAE Agreement: Good for a Few, Bad for Most

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Commentators evidently desperate for good news are touting the Israel-United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreement as a welcome path to...

REP. HAKEEM JEFFRIES: “GEORGE FLOYD WAS MURDERED. WHEN WILL IT END?”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NY Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on George Floyd's murder by police: "When will it end?" Thursday, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08)...

Reclaiming Our African History and Culture

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   Rosie Douglas with the late Walter Rodney. Photo: Verso Books website.        Every human society has a history and a form...

House Judiciary Committee Passes George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 24 to...

Esther Roniyah Stanford-Xosei – African Diaspora in UK, Guyana and Barbados

African Diaspora in United Kingdom, Guyana (South America) and Barbados (Caribbean).

Susan Rice, A Supporter and Enabler of Tyranny in Africa Shouldn’t Be Biden’s Running...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Susan Rice. Champion of dictatorships in Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Jay Godwin.   We’re all on tenterhooks awaiting Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s...

The Left Strikes Back: Marquita Bradshaw Triumphs in Tennessee U.S. Senate Primary

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Marquita Bradshaw, left, screenshot from WMC TV 5. I actually cannot believe I’m writing this article. I feel like that’s...

Freedom March NYC to Hold Sunday Black Women’s Vigil in Brooklyn

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Freedom March NYC a youth-led civil rights organization (created by Chelsea Miller and Nialah Edari above) will hold a...

Dance Theater Lifts Spirits with Weekly Dance Classes and More

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Ailey organization continues to further Alvin Ailey’s legacy of using dance to lift spirits and positively impact lives...

AMERICA’S SOCIETAL FEARS MAKE COVID-19 MORE DEADLY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). What role is fear playing in generating worse outcomes during this COVID-19 crisis? The COVID-19 outbreak is causing increasing death,...

Lincoln Center and Interfaith Leaders Launch Memorial with Wynton Marsalis Remembering Victims of COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). photo credit: Frank Stewart To honor and celebrate those lost to COVID-19, interfaith leaders have enlisted musicians and Lincoln Center...

The Injustice of This Moment Is Not an ‘Aberration’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Protesters in Baltimore in the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death in 2015. Mr. Gray suffered a fatal spinal cord...

McConnell’s African American Victory Sounds Another Warning Bell

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Hutchinson Report — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave one of the biggest hugs I...

DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE COMPREHENSIVE CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). House Democrats have unveiled a comprehensive stimulus package to address COVID-19. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee...

NYC Council Speaker: We Are “Reimagining Public Safety” in Eric Garner’s Name

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said today "we recommit to the work of reimagining public safety, in...

Breonna Taylor: Prosecutors Tried to Smear her as Drug Dealer

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Louisville Police unjustly murdered Breonna Taylor--now we are learning prosecutors attempted to criminalize her as a drug dealer to...

SANDERS DELEGATES, OTHERS SUE NY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bernie Sanders delegates and local New York Democrats have filed a lawsuit against New York Elections commissioners. More than a...

NEW YORK KNICKS HALL-OF-FAMER PATRICK EWING TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Knicks Hall of Fame basketball player and Georgetown University coach Patrick Ewing revealed Friday night he was...

DIVERSITY IN BANKING LACKING SAYS CONGRESSIONAL REPORT

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the Committee on Financial Services, and Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chair of...

Nigerian Journalist in Hiding after Police Arrest Fellow Journalists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nigerian journalist Cletus Opukeme is reportedly in hiding after receiving threats from Nigerian authorities. Authorities in Nigeria should publicly disclose...

WAILERS REGGAE BAND RELEASES “ONE WORLD, ONE PRAYER” FEATURING SKIP MARLEY AND SHAGGY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The iconic and legendary band The Wailers just released their new song “One World, One Prayer” today, a powerful...

Health Care Repeal Case Could Deny Coverage for 23 Million

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tomorrow, the Trump administration and 18 Republican governors and attorneys general will file their opening briefs with the Supreme...

NEW YORK CITY MAYOR DE BLASIO REPORTS TWO NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mayor de Blasio: We want New Yorkers to be prepared and vigilant, not alarmed. We are taking the same...

There’s a black student loan-debt crisis and it needs an urgent solution. How about...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Resolving the debt inequality between white and black students. Editor’s note: Black students are more likely than their peers to...