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Definition of Diaspora and their Stakeholders As defined by DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com),  the world’s #1 diaspora engagement social media platform, a diaspora and its stakeholders can...

The Global Year Of Return Kumasi Carnival 2019 in Ghana to Mark 400 Years...

On behalf of Dr. Susan Alfred – Walcott, initiator of the Global Year of Return Kumasi Carnival and President of the Ghana Caribbean Chamber...
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Fellowship Programme for people of African descent

What is it? The Fellowship programme for people of African descent is a three-week intensive learning opportunity for people of African descent from the diaspora,...

US$ 60M urgently required for relief response to Cyclone Idai – Zimbabwe

05 April 2019, Harare – the Government, United Nations, donors and Non-Governmental Organisations convened today to launch a revised Humanitarian Flash Appeal to include...
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Privileged: guilt and responsibility about race in America according to Kyle Korver, an NBA...

By Kyle Korver When the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little.When they arrest him on a New...

The International Diaspora Engagement Network Platform Is Launched

SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI (USA) (PRWEB) MAY 14, 2014 DiasporaEngager (http://www.DiasporaEngager.com) is pleased to announce the launch of the global diaspora platform that strategically connects diasporas with...

5 things the African diaspora needs to do before investing back home – Billionaire...

I recently wrote about how the African Diaspora can help the continent achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Someone reached out to ask if...

REACH to help manage agriculture disasters – Saint Lucia

THE PROJECT SEEKS TO ENHANCE FARMERS’ RESILIENCE TO SHOCKS AND HAZARDS. Funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, the Resilience Environment and Agricultural Habits...

Read the final speech MLK delivered on this day before he was assassinated in...

  On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech just a day before he was assassinated at a Memphis hotel. Living...

Black Mexicans finally get respect and recognition from Mexico

Afro-Mexicans have been in the North American country since the 16th century but are now getting respect from the Mexican government which just created...

Reparations in the Christian church

Buildings at Princeton University’s Princeton Theological Seminary are pictured in Princeton, N.J. Last year, the university released a report on the school’s role in...

A Century Later, a Little-Known Mass Hanging of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us

By James Jeffrey Sixty-three black soldiers were represented by one lawyer in the largest court martial in U.S. history, the first of three that followed the Houston...

The Transatlantic Slave Trade: 500 Years Later the Diaspora Still Suffers

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in...
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Gullah people embrace culture amid new challenges in the most African place in America

Nathaniel Cary, The Greenville NewsPublished 6:30 a.m. ET Feb. 4, 2019 Zenobia Harper, a Gullah Geechee woman from Georgetown, S.C., recites a poem in the...

Pirates brought enslaved Africans to Virginia’s shores. Where, exactly, is debatable.

The first enslaved Africans to arrive in the 13 American Colonies weren’t supposed to end up there.

Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Exclusive: As the world ignores the ignominious 500th anniversary of the buying and selling of slaves between Africa and the Americas, historians uncover its first horrific voyages

Black Inventors – The Complete List of Genius Black American (African American) Inventors, Scientists...

Countless important contributions to STEM have come from genius Black Americans. They range from revolutionary cancer research to the humble ice cream scoop. Genius Black Americans have overcome hardship and in some cases tragedy, to lead stellar careers and help make the world a better place to live. These have ranged from groundbreaking research into cancer treatment to the invention of the humble ice cream scoop. Black inventors, scientists, engineers have discovered many revolutionary and life-changing inventions that have led to some amazing breakthroughs. Discrimination, corruption and other painful socio-cultural factors in human history have caused many other black inventions, and names of their inventors to be lost and forgotten forever. Here is a list of genius Black American Inventors and their remarkable discoveries that impacted the world with their inspiring personal stories.

Address by Sir Hilary Beckles, chair of the CARICOM Reparations Commission to the NAARC’s...

The social, economic and psychological wounds of slavery have been passed on down through the generations; open wounds that remain raw and continue to fester. Between the 16th and 19th centuries some 15 million captured Africans were shipped to the Caribbean, Latin America and North America on 36,000 slaving voyages. Millions more perished on the long and tortuous boat trips from Africa to the Americas.

Why and How the Global Diaspora Should Advocate for the Development of their Nations

Each country should have advocacy centers where they should be training and educating their diaspora in helping them carry their developmental agendas. Governmental agencies (e.g. consulates and embassies) should be highly involved in this kind of advocacy initiatives.

Ms. Jeanne D. Henriquez – African Diaspora in Curaçao (Caribbean / South America)

Teacher, Activist, Feminist, Consultant, Most well-known Diaspora Leader in the Dutch Antilles

Dr. Júlio Cesar de Souza Tavares – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the Federal University of Fluminense in Brazil, Board Member of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora

Dr. Edvaldo Mendes (Zulu) Araújo – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

President of Palmares Cultural Foundation at the Ministry of Culture in Bahia (Brazil). Specialist in Politics and Culture.

Dr. Zélia Amador de Deus – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the Federal University of Pará/UFPA. President of the Brazilian Association of Black Researchers

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