The Russian Invasion of Ukraine And The Need To Strengthen The United Nations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe war in Ukraine provides us with yet another opportunity to consider what might be done about the wars that...

Haiti: UN Chief Calls For “Enhanced Security Support” Amid Crisis

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeAmid a deteriorating security situation in Haiti, UN Security-General António Guterres called on Sunday for the Security Council to consider...

Midterms 2022: #WinWithBlackWomen Convenes Historic Show of Unity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeWASHINGTON, D.C. – The #WinWithBlackWomen collective for the first time welcomed a plurality of their brothers running for office and...

Advanced Placement African American Studies Classes Debut At 60 U.S. High Schools

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube The College Board has announced it will begin offering an Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies course at 60 high...

Coach Dawn Staley Earns Billie Jean King Leadership Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley's busy offseason after winning a second NCAA basketball title has included...

11-Year-Old Boy Running His Own Lawn Care Business

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos:BlackBusiness.com Tre'shawn Pittard, an 11-year-old boy from Toledo, Ohio, is successfully running his own lawn and gardening services business. He is a...

3 Kentucky Correctional Officers Face Civil Rights Charges

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: ScreenshotA federal grand jury in London, Kentucky, filed a superseding indictment against three federal correctional officers — two officers and...

Addressing The Lack Of Minority Representation In Legal Profession

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: The Legal Recruiter DirectoryAlthough lawyers routinely represent the victims of bias, racism and prejudice, most work for employers that don’t...

Progressives Applaud New Funding Initiative To Tackle Structural Racism In Public Health

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeBOSTON – Friday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) applauded the U.S. Department...

Rising Haitian Politician Launched Petitions on Haiti’s New Constitution

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Werley NortreusThere are petitions launched on the Internet in favor of Haiti's new constitution. There is an English version and...

Burkina Faso: United Nations Calls For Probe Into Coup Related Deaths And Injuries

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe UN human rights office, OHCHR, has called for investigations into deaths and injuries resulting from last week’s coup in...

University Presses’ Book Drive To Assist Ethiopian Library

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe Abrhot Library in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, stands adjacent to Friendship Park and the newly built Science Museum, directly across...

DRC: Journalist Sentenced To Year In Prison Over Reports On Public Official

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Gauthier Sey TshiangKinshasa, October 7, 2022 — Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo should not oppose journalist Gauthier...

TV One’s “Unsung” To Air Special “Reggae Revolutions” Episode Sunday 109

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeSILVER SPRING, Md. (October 7, 2022) - All-new episodes of TV One’s original docu-series, “UNSUNG” and “UNCENSORED” debut this Sunday,...

Hansberry’s ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ Opening At BAM

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeOctober 6, 2022/Brooklyn, NY—The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces the first major New York revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s The...

Slutty Vegan To Open 2nd NY Location In Harlem Next Month

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Slutty VeganNEW YORK (Oct. 6, 2022) – Pinky Cole, the visionary, founder and CEO behind acclaimed burger joint Slutty Vegan,...

Georgia: Herschel Walker’s Cringeworthy Campaign For US Senate

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeSenator Raphael Warnock of Georgia couldn’t be more different from his Republican opponent, the former football player Herschel Walker—and news...

Federal Judge Blocks New York’s Gun Ban On Mass Transit

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeA federal judge has temporarily blocked New York’s newly enacted ban on carrying guns in "sensitive places" including New York...

Teachers, Parents Demand Instagram Stop Enabling Bullying On Platform

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). NEW YORK—The American Federation of Teachers and ParentsTogether led a virtual petition delivery today to demand Instagram’s parent company, Meta, address...

Detroit Police Fire 38 Shots In 3 Seconds, Killing Black Man

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...

Premier League: Players To Take Knee Before Next 2 Weekend Games

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Premier League players will take the knee before the next two weekend games to show their unity against racism. Top-flight matches...

Congressional Black Caucus Applauds Biden’s Executive Action On Marijuana

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeWASHINGTON, D.C. – Thursday, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued the...

Haiti: Fuel Crisis Prompts Appeal For Humanitarian Corridor Amid Cholera Outbreak

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos:The United Nations and partners on Thursday called for opening a “humanitarian corridor” in Haiti as armed gangs block access to...

BEA PAC Endorses Minnesota AG Keith Ellison For Re-Election

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeWASHINGTON, D.C. (October 5, 2022) – Wednesday, the Black Economic Alliance PAC (BEA PAC), a nonpartisan group of Black business...