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JAKES DIVINITY SCHOOL LAUNCHES NEW DOCTORAL DEGREE HONORING BLACK SPIRITUALITY AND CULTURE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).  Jakes Divinity School will be offering a new doctoral degree honoring Black culture starting in fall 2020. Those interested in...

Preserving Our Planet: The Struggle Between Consumerism And Sustainability

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: RoutledgeTwitterWith the holiday season winding to a close and the world moving forward into another New Year, it may be...

NYC Mayor Race: Ray McGuire Raises Fresh $2.5 million

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Democrat Ray McGuire, a former Citigroup executive, raised $2.5 million for his NYC mayoral campaign since January as the primary...

New York Urban League Launches Diversity Initiative For Corporate America

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: National Urban LeagueNew York, NY (October 7, 2021): The New York Urban League has launched its new Diversity & Inclusion...

Patrick Lyoya: Killer-Cop Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeScreenshot Grand Rapids Police Officer Christopher Schurr, who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head April 4, has...

Dana Williams: “Let Me” | Black Star News

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...

Jury Selection For Three Officers In George Floyd Case Starts

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Hennipin County Sheriff's Officer ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A jury was picked Thursday for the federal trial of three Minneapolis police...

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL JAMES CONDEMNS PROPOSED ROLLBACKS OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS FOR PATIENTS AND STUDENTS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James Tuesday sent two multistate comment letters to the Trump Administration, opposing federal proposals...

Journalists Need to Be Clear About a Clear Trump Threat to Democracy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FAIR: "Journalists and newsrooms have an obligation to report that the most powerful person in the country is trying...

Theoneste Bagosora, Alleged Architect of Rwanda Genocide, Dies At 80

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Theoneste Bagosora, a former Rwandan army colonel regarded as the architect of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000...

Voting Rights: Biden’s Executive Order Praised by Racial Justice Groups

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative—the foremost diverse coalition of national racial justice and civil rights organizations representing and serving more...

U.N. REPORT BLAMES GOVERNMENT INACTION FOR ELECTION-RELATED SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN KENYA

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 1 in 3 Kenyan women experience sexual violence. Activist Wangu Kanja, who started the Wangu Kanja Foundation was 18...

Understanding The Root Cause Of Voter Suppression

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterIn an action extreme enough to inspire the objection of Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court intervened this week...

Kamala Harris Becomes First U.S. African American Vice President Elect

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vice President Elect Kamala Harris. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons Kamala Harris is the first African American Vice President elect, a...

Tanzanian Government Continues Violent Repression of Maasai Despite World Condemnation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Oakland InstituteTwitterOakland, CA — In the past two weeks, the Tanzanian government has escalated its campaign against the Maasai living...

Congolese Authorities Detain AFP Correspondent Kambidi Without Charge

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: AFPAlexis HuguetFacebookCongolese authorities should immediately release journalist Pierre Sosthène Kambidi and ensure the press across the country can work without...

NAACP, Brookings Publish Analysis of Black Life Expectancy In U.S.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeWashington, D.C. — New landmark data analysis of U.S. counties and metro areas, the Black Progress Index, an interactive dashboard...

Black Star News Show Discusses “Bridging Diaspora And Africa” On Today’s Program

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...

GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDER SPARKS PROTESTS AND CONDEMNATION ACROSS AFRICA

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). George Floyd's murder is being condemned by African leaders and by Africans protesting. The killing of an unarmed African-American by...

Trump’s America the Terrible: What Comes Next is Up to Us

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). What if we stopped separating the looming national chaos into separate categories —racism, climate change, war, vote suppression, election...

ELLA BAKER’S 1964 “ADDRESS AT THE HATTIESBURG FREEDOM DAY RALLY”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Activist Ella Baker (December 13, 1903--December 13, 1986) was an important figure in the Civil Rights movement mentoring important...

110 Members of Congress Call For Reversal of Staff Salary Cuts

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, 110 Members of Congress delivered a letter to the House Appropriations Committee asking they provide sufficient...

South Carolina: Black Families Face Displacement By Eminent Domain

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...

Ethiopia must Stop deadly use of force on protesters

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Following the killing of at least 16 people following protests over the arrest of zonal officials, community leaders and...