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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.

Black Essential Workers Refuse To Be Invisible

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Above photo: Charlotte, N.C., sanitation workers, UE Local 150, at April 7 protest over lack of protective gear, after...

Involvement of the Diaspora in Healthcare Reform in Africa

Without a doubt, Africa is being torn apart by many political problems indeed, but the recent Ebola outbreak was very catastrophic. This sad situation...

Language of Voter Suppression Crucial in Purging Black Vote

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Trump and his Republican cabal are now busy trying to suppress the upcoming vote. There are many ways to suppress...

Artist ALA.NI Releases Song “Lament for Emmett Till”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Memorializing the 65th anniversary of Emmett Till’s death, Friday ALA.NI released the Adrian Younge-produced single “Lament for Emmett Till”...

Texas House Republicans Are Advancing Vicious Anti-Voting Bill

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter AUSTIN, Texas — Today, the Texas House voted to advance Senate Bill 7, which implements severe voter restrictions for Texas...

“Not On Our Watch”: Brooklyn Protestors Fear Backroom Choke-hold Deal By Council-member Richards

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black Lives Matter. Protestors want to prevent any backroom deal to restore any forms of choke-hold. Photo: December 12...

MMCA’s “Sheroes in Media” Award Gala Takes Place March 31st

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Multicultural Media and Correspondents Association (MMCA) will convene the nation’s leaders in media advocacy (including NABJ President Dorothy Tucker) for...

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...

American Federation of Teachers Re-elects President Randi Weingarten

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 1.7-million-member American Federation of Teachers announced the results of its biennial officer elections Tuesday, with delegates to the...

National African American Reparations Commission to Visit Evanston

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Reparations Initiative Touted as a Model. Danny Glover to Speak at Town Hall Meeting Download or print PDF version —...

Covid Divides CARICOM

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Bert Wilkinson — A serious war of two worlds is emerging in the 15-nation Caribbean community with one demanding mass vaccinations...

African Activist to Museums: “We Want our Riches Back”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube Mwazulu Diyabanza makes no secret of why he is in France. If coronavirus had not closed most of...

PV LING3 COM VERSION DEFINITIVE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). PV LING3 COM VERSION DEFINITIVE Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) / University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin Republic, West...

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay Awarded 27th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Gish Prize Trust today announced that writer, producer, director, and social justice activist Ava DuVernay has been selected...

Black Lives Matter Shines Light on Police Brutality in Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Police brutality in Africa is now also being scrutinized in the wake of George Floyd's murder. The African media has...

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...

Will Trump Create National Emergency to Remain in Power?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Is Trump trying to orchestrate a national emergency so he can retain power and be a dictator like his...

Investigation Continues into Police Shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant

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...

NIGERIAN JOURNALIST CHARGED WITH CYBERCRIME FOR REPORT DETAILING ALLEGED BANKING CORRUPTION

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Fejiro Oliver, the publisher of the privately-owned Secret Reporters news site, is scheduled to appear in court in Nigeria’s...

Liberian Journalist Gloria Tamba in hiding amid Death Threats

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Facebook Liberian authorities should credibly investigate the threats received by journalist Gloria Tamba and ensure her safety, the Committee...

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...

Former Black Panther Reflects on Life After 45 Years of Solitary Confinement

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...

COVID-19: Health Coalition Sends CBC Letter Regarding Dietary Risks of Blacks, Minorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube The Food 4 Health (F4H) Alliance sent a letter to the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) highlighting a recent...

“THE ROOTS OF RACISM IN AMERICAN POLICING: FROM SLAVE PATROLS TO STOP-AND-FRISK” (BOOK EXCERPT...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 12-year-old Tamir Rice-- one of the young victims of racist institutionalized American policing. The following is an excerpt from the...