Gonzaga Suspends Stockton’s Season Tickets Over Mask Mandate

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga has suspended John Stockton’s basketball season tickets after the Hall of Fame point guard refused...

Human Created Climate Change Crisis Disrupting Normal Seasonal Changes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: NOAATwitterIt snowed, finally. We’ve been waiting for months, restless and agitated. Have you ever seen your child settle more deeply...

Elaine Thompson-Herah Named World Female Athlete of The Year

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah has closed a record-breaking 2021 season, by winning the Female World Athlete of the Year award...

NYC Justice Advocates To Lawmakers: Reject Hochul’s Bail Reform Plan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterNYCLU(NEW YORK, NY) – The Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services, The Bronx Defenders, The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem,...

Why Republican And Conservative Opponents Of Voting Rights Reforms Are Dead Wrong

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterOn Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Senate will consider rules changes to allow passage of the John R....

VIGIL PROTESTING COVID-19 PRISON DEATHS TO BE HELD AT NY’S FISHKILL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NY criminal justice advocates will hold a two-day vigil at Fishkill Correctional Facility to protest COVID-19 deaths of prisoners. In...

Sudan: Protesters Take To Streets Demanding Full Civilian Rule

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets of the Sudanese capital Khartoum and other major cities...

Healthcare Activists to Protest Against Healthcare Activists to Protest Against Budget Cuts Outside Cuomo’s...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter To mark one year since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in New York State, ACT UP NY (AIDS...

“Africa Must Unite: Without Unity, There Is No Future For Africa”—Julius Nyerere

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kwame Nkrumah during a U.S. visit with President Kennedy in March 1961. The CIA, under Kennedy's successor President Johnson...

Senegal’s quiet COVID-19 Pandemic Response Success

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Senegal is among the countries getting praise for their handling of the COVID-19 crisis. COVID-19 test results come back within...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Admits Corruption Was Rife Under Zuma

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Corruption was prevalent in South Africa under Jacob Zuma’s leadership, his successor Cyril Ramaphosa (above) has told an inquiry. Appearing before...

Falwell Falls from Grace in “Fatal Attraction” Pool Boy Sex Scandal

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Falwell "Fatal Attraction" menage de trois of Jerry Falwell, Giancarlo Granada--the "pool boy" man in the middle--and Falwell's...

9 In 10 Voters Support Congress passing another COVID Relief Bill to Help Businesses

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Americans are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on all aspects of the economy, and 90 percent...

STATE GOVERNORS BEING URGED TO ADOPT NEW CLIMATE FRIENDLY TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A diverse group of investors, companies, trade associations, institutions and organizations across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are urging the...

Ted Cruz’s Wildly Dishonest Defense of Voter Suppression

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia CommonsYouTube Sen. Ted Cruz is a shameless liar. And he isn’t even a very good one. Witness his latest dishonest defense...

NY ASSEMBLY MEMBER WRIGHT CALLS FOR IMPROVED OPERATIONS IN NURSING HOMES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright recently spoke with Kings County Politics (KCP) and addressed the need for more oversight of nursing...

Rep. Jamaal Bowman: Democrats Need New Message On Schools

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeWashington, D.C. – In a piece published by BuzzFeed News this weekend, Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), a sitting member of...

Survey: The Future of Black Business Is Female

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...

Dr. Renée T. White Named New Provost of New School

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Merrie Snead New York, May 4, 2021 -- The New School today announced the appointment of Dr. Renée T. White, Provost...

RACIST CLIMATE OF “OTHERING” THAT LEAD TO GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDER MUST CHANGE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Peace Voice's Winslow Myers says the concept of "Othering" nurtures racist climate that took George Floyd's life. There is another...

Health Department Launches Coalition To Confront Racism in Medical Algorithms

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: NYC Health + HospitalsThe Health Department has announced the formation of the Coalition to End Racism in Clinical Algorithms (CERCA)....

Middlebury Institute Offers $10,000 Scholarships to HBCU’s and Others

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter The Middlebury Institute of International Studies st Monterey has established a new scholarship for alumni of Historically Black Colleges and...

NBA: Calls Growing To Remove Suns Owner Robert Sarver

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeMarch 17, 2022—The American Sports Accountability Project (ASAP), a diverse group of leading civil rights and social justice advocates, is...

COVID-19 Vaccines: U.S. scientists Have Exceeded Our Wildest Expectations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia CommonsYouTube Less than a year after the pandemic began, Americans had access to three highly effective vaccines that are paving...