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...

SANDERS TELLS CONGRESS TRUMP’S 2021 BUDGET IS “AN IMMORAL DOCUMENT” BENEFITING THE “1 PERCENT”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump's 2021 Budget "is an immoral document." In response to the release of the...

THOSE WANTED BY ICC COURT 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...

BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES THE #BRONXCOUNTS CHALLENGE YOUTH COMPETITION TO PROMOTE 2020 CENSUS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office will host the #BronxCounts Challenge. The #BronxCounts Challenge is an...

WORDWIDE ORGANIZATIONS DENOUNCE APPOINTED SPECIAL ENVOY TO U.N. FOOD SUMMIT FOR SHADY CORPORATE AGRIBUSINESS...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 176 organizations from 83 countries, in a letter, call on the UN Secretary-General to revoke the appointment of Dr....

Interfaith Leaders Confront World Problems at United Nations Event

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Pervasive violence. Devastating climate change. Religious and racial intolerance. Deadly epidemics.  These themes threatening our world today were taken...

GEORGIA GOVERNOR KEMP LOSES VOTE PURGE SUIT BROUGHT BY REPORTER GREG PALAST

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Journalist Greg Palast & Helen Butler (above) are co-plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. In an...

SOUTH AFRICAN GIRL’S DROWING SPARKS WATER RIOT IN THIRSTY TOWNSHIP

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Last month's drowning death of an eight-year-old girl, in South Africa, sparked a water riot in the Mandela Park...

AFT’S WEINGARTEN: TRUMP’S 2021 BUDGET PROPOSAL CUTS HELP WEALTHY TO DETRIMENT OF WORKING AMERICANS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). AFT President Randi Weingarten today issued the following statement upon the release of President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021...

BAYARD RUSTIN SPEECH: “NEGRO REVOLUTION IN 1965”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Civil Rights icon Bayard Rustin (March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987).  In honor of Black History Month, the...

GEORGIA CONGRESSMAN RE-INTRODUCES CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM MEASURES TO HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE, IMPROVE GRAND JURY...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson reintroduced a spate of criminal justice reform bills on Thursday aimed at increasing law enforcement...

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP’S NEW PROHIBITING TRAVEL POLICY TARGETING NEW YORK

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over a new federal policy...