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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.

I teach democracy at Princeton. Student protesters are getting an education like no other

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Students across the US are forging bonds in the face of brutal power structures. You might say they’ve already won. By Razia...

No Place to Make a Vote of Thanks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On the long tradition of Black third-party activism. By Marc Blanc, HNN — From its start on June 5, 2023, Cornel West’s chaotic...

Reclaiming our history and humanity in struggle

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — Emerging and emergent conversations about our future as a people conducted in the community and academy in...

Kenyan President William Ruto declares ironclad support for Haiti

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Kenyan President William Ruto says Nairobi has met all legal and constitutional requirements to deploy troops to Haiti to help the...

The (Identity) Politics of Reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Can ”reparationist“ be a distinct identity, akin to feminist or abolitionist, a label worn with pride by progressives who believe in...

A Brief History of African American Cuisine

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ashley Sankey, Atlanta History Center — From steaming plates of savory red beans and rice to cake stands overflowing with decadent...

A story of reparations and healing from New Zealand

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New Zealand’s reparations for the Māori people are an example the United States can follow in pursuit of racial justice for...

Spaces as reparations for Black youth

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Investing in programs, resources, and physical spaces by and for Black youth is critical to narrowing generationally inherited disparities in wealth,...
Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com), World’s #1 Online Multimedia News Provider Devoted to International Diaspora and their Stakeholders. By Courtesy of Dr. Roland Holou. © All rights reserved.

March 13th the 45th anniversary of the Grenadian Revolution. We must not forget

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By David Abdulah, Movement for Social Justice — March 13, 2024 was the 45th Anniversary of the Grenadian Revolution. It was...

June Late News vs. Relentless Struggle

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr. Maulana Karenga — The celebration of Juneteenth nationally took a new turn in its bid to become a nationally recognized Black...

Tell the truth about Israel’s crimes against humanity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Western news bias in favor of Israel is more and more apparent as mediaoutlets go out of their way to obscure...

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza’s youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical...

One woman’s battle to push Africa’s space race

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Cameroonian scientist Marie Makuate has been at the forefront of using information harvested by satellites to help save the lives of...

Black Freedom Struggle, Black Activism, Haiti Crisis, Reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr. Ron Daniels on His Lifetime Commitment to the Black Freedom Struggle, Critique of Black Activism, the Crisis in Haiti and...

Democratic governors holding the line to protect Black history and books

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “Those who do not learn their past will never know their power,” Maryland Gov. Wes Moore told theGrio. “It’s why we...

Urgent Needs for the Government of My Country – A New Political Chapter in...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Pierre Sané — The mention of “ruptures” brings back the same arguments that were used against independence. This is about re-enchanting...

Third Parties and the November Election

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ted Glick — So what’s the state of the horse race for the Presidency? I’ve done a little research, and here’s...

Civil Rights Leaders Hail Prime Minister’s Resignation as Positive Progress, Advocate for Further Steps...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). NEW YORK (April 25, 2024) — National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial, National Action Network Founder and President...

The men who fell from that bridge are the people who build our nation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). You can’t pray for the workers in Baltimore and also be against their dream to come to America. By Petula Dvorak, The...

Haitian Americans worry about Haiti but are wary of foreign intervention

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Some Haitian Americans say U.S. officials should be doing more to help those affected by the gang violence that has turned...

Again, Honoring August Wilson: Holding Hallowed Cultural Ground

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — In this month of remembering, reading and raising up the work and life of August Wilson (April...

Ancestry releases records of 183,000 enslaved individuals in America

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The genealogy company has digitized and published 38,000 newspaper articles from between 1788 and 1867—before Black Americans were counted as citizens...

When gangs are more dangerous than war

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An international police operation of African and Caribbean officers is set to begin in Haiti to help local police overwhelmed by...

A Forum/Rally in Support of Haiti

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). May 5, 2024 — Haiti on Fire: Mobilizing to Address the Crisis in the First Black Republic. A Forum/Rally in Support...