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Lincoln Project Gives Biden Thumbs Up On SOTU

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). February 8, 2022 - The Lincoln Project released the following takeaways from the 2023 State Of The Union: (1) In two...

Miami Black College Expo Celebrates Black History Month, Education

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Black PR WireFlyer (Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FLORIDA – The 1st Annual Miami Black College Expo™, hosted by National College Resources...

DOJ Releases ‘Roadmap’ To Reforming Policing In Columbus

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Tuesday announced the completion of a Roadmap for...

One Woman’s Locks Journey Inspired An Entire Brand

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: We Buy Black Like many Black girls, Keisha Charmaine began getting chemical relaxers when she was just eight years old. This...

Black Mayors Applaud Biden’s State Of Union, More Work Needed

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube (Washington, DC) – The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) released the following statement last night after President Joe Biden's State...

NY Dept. Of Ed Announces Black History Month Events

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: New York State Museum The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is proud to recognize Black History Month, held during February...

Grand Jury Fails To Indict Cop Who Killed Maj. Gulia Dale III

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Dale Family A press conference to condemn the grand jury decision not to indict the Newton police officer that shot and...

Museveni A Ward Of Western Neo-Liberalism Destroyed Uganda’s Education System

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Before 1990, schools in Uganda were affordable. Parents had the means to educate their children through elementary and secondary education,...

Black Business Owners Are Optimistic About 2023 Outlook

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube (NEW YORK) – As we celebrate Black History Month, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices is releasing new survey data...

Alabama Corrections Officer Charged With Excessive Force

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging a former Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) lieutenant with use of...

Biden’s SOTU Should Announce Concrete Action On Police Violence

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...

Killings Of Three African Journalists Spur Calls For Justice And Accountability In Africa

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube It was a bleak start to the new year for Africa, with the suspicious death of Rwandan editor John Williams...

2 Charged In “Racially Motivated” Plot To Destroy Energy Facility

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Mugshots A federal criminal complaint was unsealed charging Sarah Beth Clendaniel, 34, of Catonsville, Maryland, and Brandon Clint Russell, 27, of...

DiNapoli: NYC Spending Priorities Shifted During Pandemic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The following statement was released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli regarding budget spending priorities in the wake...

This Business Coach Is Saving Hundreds Of Black Businesses

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...

Medgar Evers College: Black History Month Opening Program Wednesday

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Event Flyer The Medgar Evers College Black History Month Opening Program, in partnership with the Center for Black Literature, will present...

NYCLU On CCRB Report: NYPD Responded With Violence Against Protesters

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube NEW YORK CITY ​– ​The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and the Legal Aid Society released the following statements...

Rep. Torres Introduces Legislation To Remove Traffic Violations From Cops

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ritchie Torres (NY-15) today announced he is filing legislation to establish a new grant program...

Mississippi: Poll Shows Support To Restore Ballot Initiative

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube JACKSON, Miss. – Today, a new poll released by the Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund (SPLC Action Fund) and...

Missouri Plans On Executing Leonard “Raheem” Taylor Tomorrow

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Paul Crane/ MacArthur Justice Center Missouri plans on executing Leonard “Raheem” Taylor tomorrow for a crime he’s always said he did...

Kyrie Irving Trade Further Reveals Failure Of Nets Management

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The Nets trade of Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks further exposes this failure of an organization. Many are bashing Kyrie...

The “Bad Apples” Argument Ignores Institutional Systemic Structural Racism In American Policing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Have you ever spoken with a parent of Black boys about the struggle and fear of keeping them safe? There...

Black History Calendar: Countering DeSantis’ Anti-Black Educational Stance

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The exclusion of an African American history course as “woke culture” by the Florida administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis should...

Sharpton Makes Historic Trip To UK To Champion Voting Rights, Police Accountability

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube New York, NY (Sunday, February 5, 2023) – Civil Rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton will make a two-day visit to...