Road Rage Trial: Lawyers For Black Cyclist Open Defense Case

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...

Biden Must Do More To Full His Campaign Promises On Criminal Justice Reform

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterYouTubePresident Biden (shown above with George Floyd's family) campaigned on a pledge to “strengthen America’s commitment to justice and reform...

Abusive Language: Why Do Some Ugandans Defend The Indefensible?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Gen. Yoweri Museveni, the nation's abuser-in-chief. Photo: Facebook. Harold Acemah. My attention has been drawn to an Opinion piece by Mr. Faruk Kirunda published in Daily Monitor of...

Black Educator Empowerment Program Surpasses One Million Views, Focusing On Issues Like Diversity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter(New Orleans, LA – January 24, 2022) New Orleans education leader and Brothers Empowered to Teach CEO and Cofounder, Larry...

Tennessee Woman Freed After 27 Years In Prison For Murder Conviction

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeJoyce Watkins, 74, (above left) was exonerated in a Nashville courtroom last week. She spent more than 27 years in...

Virginia Coalition Receives Award For Efforts To Save Black, Native American Cemeteries

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Facebook(THOROUGHFARE, VA, 1/22/22) – The Prince William County Human Rights Commission recently presented an award to Frank Washington and the...

The Republican Party Is Now An Anti-American Party With Zero Integrity

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterIf you look at how polls and politics are shaping up, it is shamefully obvious that Republicans, in general, simply...

Bowman After Arrest Protesting For Voting Rights: “Now Is The Time To Put It...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterRep. Jamaal BowmanWASHINGTON, D.C. - Friday, Congressman Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D. (NY-16) issued the following statement following his arrest Thursday while...

What Can Three Black Economists Do On The FED Bank?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterOnce recently nominated Black economists (Professors Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson) are confirmed by the US Senate, the Federal Reserve...

NYC Officials Issue Statements On Fatal Shooting Of NYPD Cop In Harlem

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: TwitterNYPDThe New York City Council's Black, Latino and Asian Caucus released the following statement on Friday night's fatal shooting of...

Tyrannical Judge William Viscovich Ignores Prenup Agreement In Divorce Case and Orders Arrest of...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr. Mahadeo. A victim of two judges, McGowan and Viscovich, who are the law unto themselves. Photo: Black Star News. The tyrannical...

Port Authority Police Officer Arrested For Filing False Reports, Coverup In Inappropriate Relationship

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Port AuthorityNEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the arrest of Port Authority Police Officer Telly...

Rittenhouse Wants Weapon He Used To Kill Two People Back

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter Kyle Rittenhouse asked a court to return the rifle he used to fatally shoot two protesters in Kenosha, Wis., in...

Tennessee Couple Cleared of Murder, Raped After Three Decades

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube For almost 35 years Joyce Watkins insisted she never harmed her 4-year-old great-niece — who died, according to jurors who...

NFL’s Hypocrisy On Hiring Black Coaches

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...

U.S. Supreme Court Rulers Against Abortion Providers Again

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: U.S. Supreme CourtWASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request Thursday from abortion providers and funds to allow one...

Will Russia Ukraine Conflict Escalate Into A Major War In Eastern Europe?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe threat of a major war hangs over eastern Europe. Four different negotiating forums between Russia and NATO on the...

Blaming The Victims–Not The System–For Bronx Fire Deaths

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeWhere should we place the blame for the Bronx fire that took the lives of 17 people, including 8 children?...

Dr. King’s Brilliant “Beyond Vietnam” Speech Denouncing American Militarism Still Relevant Today

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterI decided to honor Martin Luther King Day this year by reading — and trying to absorb, more fully than...

King Family Responds To Failed Voting Rights Vote, Talking Filibuster Reform

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Paul Morigi Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Senator Manchin, Senator Sinema, and 50 Republican Senators failed to vote to support a...

Black Entrepreneurs Raise $1.4M For Plant-Based Hair Startup

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...

Uganda: Doctor’s Letter Shows Scale Of Kakwenza Rukirabashaija’s Torture

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). "Baby Doc", Gen. Kainerugaba, described as "obese" by leading Ugandan author Kakwenza RukirabashaijaKakwenza Rukirabashaija was finally charged in court last Tuesday on...

Antisemitism And The Growing White Supremacist Terror In US

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Antisemitism, the oldest hatred, is thriving in the United States, as evidenced by last weekend’s hostage crisis at the Congregation...

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...