INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS REMEMBERS POET KAMAU BRATHWAITE WHO HAS PASSED AT 89

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It is with great sadness the Institute of African American Affairs & Center for Black Visual Culture-NYU announce the...

CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE RESOLUTION URGING ACTION ON BLACK MATERNAL MORTALITY HEALTH CRISIS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Virginia Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) yesterday introduced a resolution recognizing the maternal mortality health crisis affecting women in...

NAMIBIA’S FIRST LADY PLEDGES TO GIVE HER WEALTH TO CHARITY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Promising to give away all her wealth - estimated at $3 million - to charity when she dies, Monica...

COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS WELCOMES TARGETED SANCTIONS TO PROTECT PRESS FREEDOM

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes call for targeted sanctions to protect journalists. When the U.K. launched an initiative to support...

MINNESOTA CONGRESSWOMAN OMAR INTRODUCES PROGRESSIVE FOREIGN POLICY PROPOSAL PACKAGE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Wednesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) unveiled the Pathway to PEACE (Progressive, Equitable, and Constructive Engagement), a package of seven...

Lives Over Luxury: Poor People’s Army Plans March on DNC in Milwaukee

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).     Ann Garrison: The name of the march, "Lives Over Luxury," is self-explanatory, but what else would you like us...

NEW YORK CONGRESSWOMAN VELAZQUEZ SEEKS TO ADDRESS ISSUES FACING EMPLOYEE OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Thursday, the House Small Business Committee, under Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) explored the benefits and challenges facing small...

GEORGIA CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS WILL RECEIVE NAACP CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tuesday, the NAACP announced that U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis (D-GA), will receive the prestigious NAACP...

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

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Coast Guard veteran Walter Scott shot down by bullets to the back on April 4, 2015, by former officer...

ABYSSINIAN BAPTIST CHURCH DEACON ACCUSED OF DEFRAUDING FELLOW PARISHNERS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A Deacon at one of New York’s most prominent Black churches, Abyssinian Baptist Church, has been accused of defrauding...

DIVERSITY IN BANKING LACKING SAYS CONGRESSIONAL REPORT

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the Committee on Financial Services, and Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chair of...

Reclaiming Our African History and Culture

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   Rosie Douglas with the late Walter Rodney. Photo: Verso Books website.        Every human society has a history and a form...

BLACK AMERICA SHOULD REJECT BLOOMBERG’S CANDIDACY GIVEN REVEALED RACIST STATEMENTS ON TAPE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A racist 2015 audio recording has unmasked the ugly side of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The recorded comments tell us...

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...

ATTORNEY GENERAL JAMES FIGHTS TRUMP’S ATTEMPT TO BAR ASYLUM-SEEKERS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James, as part of a coalition of 21 attorneys general, announced  today they would...

GREENLINING INSTITUTE PRESSES CONGRESS FOR BANK DIVERSITY AND TRANSPARENCY AT HOUSE HEARING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At today’s House Committee on Financial ServicesSubcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion hearing into banking industry diversity, The Greenlining Institute...

NEW LAWS OBSTRUCT WORK OF PUERTO RICAN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS SAYS CPJ

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, before he was pushed out of office by mass protests, former Puerto...

TODAY’S WBAI’S 99.5 BLACK STAR NEWS RADIO SHOW WILL FOCUS ON WALTER RODNEY’S LEGACY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tune in Today Tuesday, Feb 11 @ 3 pm Eastern Standard Time to #BlackStarNewsShow on @WBAI New York 99.5...

OVERCOMING HEALTH CHALLENGES SOUTH BRONX ARTIST LIO O’LIVA DEBUTS VISUAL ALBUM “PROSTHETIC SOUL”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Out of the gate underground artist Lio O'liva, who overcame childhood Fibular Hemimelia, has hit the music scene hard...

NYC CENSUS 2020 TO HOLD OVER 60 “TEACH-IN TUESDAY” EVENTS ACROSS ALL FIVE BOROUGHS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On Tuesday, February 11th, NYC Census 2020 and its partner organizations will hold more than 60 civil rights-style teach-ins...

CALIFORNIA CONGRESSWOMAN WATERS ISSUES URGENT ALERT ABOUT NEW VOTING SYSTEM IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). California Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued an urgent message to Los Angeles County residents regarding the new Los Angeles...

THOSE WANTED BY ICC SHOULD APPEAR BEFORE COURT SAYS SUDAN

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Former president Omar al-Bashir, overthrown by mass protests in 2019, will reportedly be handed over to the ICC. Sudan's transitional...

JAMAICAN PLAY “TWO CAN PLAY” WILL BE FEATURED AT WOODY KING JR’S NEW FEDERAL...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). From February 27 to April 5, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will celebrate both Black History Month and...

JULIUS NYERERE ON ADULT EDUCATION: “DEVELOPMENT IS FOR MAN, BY MAN, AND OF MAN”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Julius K. Nyerere (13 April 1922 – 14 October 1999) the great Pan-African activist and former President of Tanzania. In...