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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.

MTA Board Approves Contract For Penn Station Access Project

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: MTABusiness Council of WestchesterOn Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approved a $1.8 billion design-build contract for Halmar International to...

AFRICAN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE WILL HOLD VIRTUAL WORKSHOP PROMOTING YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We are convening a workshop, in partnership with the Project Pakati by the African Leadership Institute, to bring...

Derek Chauvin's Attorney Files motion Asking for New Trial

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Derek Chauvin's attorney Eric Nelson filed a motion on Tuesday asking for a new trial on multiple grounds after one...

The Different Levels of Commitment to Diaspora Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs have traits that are unique to them. These include alerts to opportunity, adjusted to the openings in the market and the investment environment,...

White Supremacist “Warrior” Group Opens Church in Minnesota

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Twitter The all-white only Asatru Folk Assembly church group says they are a "warrior" religion for white people. The leaders...

Protests erupt over fatal Police shooting of Black Man in Washington State

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...

House Oversight Chair Addresses Senate Bipartisan Gun Reform Proposal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeScreenshotTwitterSunday, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement after a bipartisan...

Family Of Black Man Killed While Cooking Demands Disciplinary Trials Against NYPD Killer-Cops

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Trawick FamilyBronx District Attorney's Office (New York, NY)--Today, the family of Kawaski Trawick (shown above with his mom) is calling...

Rep. Beatty Leads Effort to Establish John Lewis Election Day

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) recently introduced the Congressman John R. Lewis Election Day Act of 2020. This piece...

Guinea Journalist Detained in Hospital over Alleged Insults to President

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Guinean authorities should immediately release journalist Amadou Diouldé Diallo and ensure that the press can work without fear of reprisal,...

Casey Goodson Police Shooting Death: Federal Investigators Join Probe

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...

UGANDA: YOUTHS STRATEGIZE TO DEFEAT AUTOCRATIC MUSEVENI IN THE 2021 ELECTION SEASON

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The newly elected Speaker of youth parliament, Mr. Allan Arinawe conducting the session GULU-UGANDA: On Wednesday, August 12, 2020,...

CARICOM Chairman Delivers Christmas, COVID, Year-End Message

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Chairman Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, issue the following...

Wessexes feel the heat in Caribbean

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Weeks after William and Kate’s controversial Caribbean tour, more nations signal plans to ditch the monarchy By Shanti Das, The Guardian — Sitting...

“Negro Leagues 101” History Initiative Starts Friday

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: NLBM Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association on Thursday announced a new digital and social media campaign...

CAIR Condemns Buffalo Mass Shooting By “Great Replacement” Theory White Supremacist Who Killed 10

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterYouTube(WASHINGTON D.C., 5/14/2022) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today...

CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will convene a virtual media engagement on July 6 to update the media on...

Civil Rights Groups: We Must Pass Voting Rights Bills “By Any Means Necessary”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterWASHINGTON — Leading civil rights organizations released the following joint statement urging senators to be on the right side of...

Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders Honored in a New Book

By Dr. Roland Holou, Founder and CEO of DiasporaEngager, www.DiasporaEngager.com Outstanding African Diaspora Leaders Many books have been written about people of African descent, but so...

‘Watchmen’ Was Fantasy, But Here’s Why The Need To Discuss Reparations Is Very Real

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Watchmen takes place in Tulsa, OK, home of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. — Mark Hill, HBO. The perils facing...

First Texas Came For Abortion Rights. Now It’s Voting Rights.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube While most eyes were focused on Texas’s illegal abortion ban, the Lone Star State continued its assault on the Constitution...

State of Newark Report with Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Professor on the Soap...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Monday, August 2, 2021 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with special...

Democrats call for Investigation of Postal Changes under Trump’s Postmaster

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Many Democrats are now raising the alarm about the conduct of Donald Trump's Postmaster General Louis DeJoy--including his reassignments...

AMERICA’S VOICE: IMMIGRANTS ESSENTIAL IN COVID-19 FIGHT

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Immigrants continue to prove that they play a crucial role in supporting our economy, our public health and our...