BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NAACP Brooklyn Chapter President L. Joy Williams will be honored at Bronx Borough President Diaz's Black History Month celebration. On...

NELSON MANDELA: WE CANNOT REST WHILE THERE IS POVERY AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A young Nelson Mandela on the roof at Kholvad House. Photograph courtesy of Ahmed Kathrada In honor of Black History...

NEWARK SEEKS DEVELOPERS TO BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Deputy Mayor and Acting Economic and Housing Department (EHD) Director Allison Ladd announced Monday that Newark has issued a...

“RENT-A-BANK” RULE PROPOSAL FOR PREDATORY LENDERS DENOUNCED BY NY ATTORNEY GENERAL JAMES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James today co-led a bipartisan coalition of 24 attorneys general in opposing a proposed...

BLACK BRIDE MAGAZINE’S LATEST COVER FEATURES ACTRESS MALINDA WILLIAMS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Film and television actress Malinda Williams and her husband journalist and digital media executive, Tariq Walker, are featured on...

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

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 12-year-old Tamir Rice-- one of the young victims of racist institutionalized American policing. The following is an excerpt from the...

MALCOLM X DENOUNCES POLICE “GESTAPO TACTICS” AFTER MURDEROUS UNJUST 1962 SHOOTING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In honor of Black History Month, the Black Star News will be featuring speeches, interviews, poetry, etc. all month...

TRAVIS COUNTY TEXAS LAWMAKERS ASK DA FOR “JUSTICE AND BASIC HUMANITY” IN ROSA JIMENEZ...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Monday, five Travis County state representatives sent District Attorney Margaret Moore a letter urging her to carefully review and...

REP. OMAR INVITES WOMAN’S RIGHTS ACTIVIST TO CONGRESS FOR 2020 STATE OF THE UNION...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) will be joined at the 2019 State of the Union address by Habon Abdulle, a...

A Doctor Claims “Biased” Judge, Margaret McGowan, Retaliated Against Her in Divorce Case for...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Siranush Cholakian says she’s also victim of biased judge, McGowan, who was the subject of an earlier Black...

PENNSYLVANIA REP. EVANS WELCOMES LEADING HOMELESS ADVOCATE TO 2020 STATE OF UNION

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will welcome Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project HOME, as his guest to this year’s...

MALAWI COURT INVALIDATES PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA’S 2019 ELECTION VICTORY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Malawi’s Constitutional Court on Monday annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner and ordered...

NEW JERSEY TEEN SENSATION WILL GOLF WITH THE PROS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer has awarded a sponsor exemption to New Jersey junior golf standout Megha...

BARBADOS TO HOST 31ST CARICOM HEADS OF GOVERNMENT MEETING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, will welcome fellow heads of government to Barbados for the 31st Intersessional...

CALIFORNIA CONGRESSWOMAN WATERS SLAMS WALL STREET’S DEREGULATION ATTACKS ON “VOLCKER RULE”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Monday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement on yet another...

MARCUS GARVEY: BE BLACK, BUY BLACK, THINK BLACK

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In honor of Black History Month, the Black Star News will be featuring speeches all month from important figures...

TRUMP’S CUSTOMS AND BORDER PATROL REPORTEDLY TARGETING IRANIAN-AMERICANS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the past month, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have gone to extreme measures to target Iranian-Americans and prevent...

FORMER MAYOR BLOOMBERG: “BLACK AMERICANS WERE SYSTEMATICALLY ROBBED, EXPLOITED AND EXCLUDED”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been making overtures toward Black-Americans--ever since he started running for president. Not long after...

DEMOCRATS CALL EDUCATION SECRETARY DEVOS’ DEBT RELIEF FORMULA FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS “NONSENSICAL”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and Representative Lori Trahan (MA-03) sent a...

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK WILL CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF BLACK NEWS CHANNEL ON FEBRUARY 11TH

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Next Tuesday, the National Action Network (NAN), will hold a meeting to celebrate the start of a new Black...

NAACP CRITICIZES INJUSTICE AND LACK OF EVIDENCE IN MYON BURRELL CASE AS “EXTREMELY TROUBLING”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the case against Myon Burrell. As a teenager in 2003, he was accused...

ATLANTA LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE HOUSING DASHBOARD TOWARD GOAL OF INVESTING $1 BILLION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Administration of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced the launch of the Atlanta Housing Affordability Tracker. The dashboard...

NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER UNVEILS PLAN TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS CRISIS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The problem of homelessness must be addressed by government legislation since serious structural change is needed to create real...

GAMBIAN GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN RADIO STATION, ARRESTS JOURNALISTS, SAYS COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Gambian authorities should immediately drop the charges against broadcast journalists Pa Modou Bojang and Gibbi Jallow, and permit the...