Secretaries Of Education, Agriculture Call On Governors To Equitably Fund Land-Grant HBCUs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube ScreenshotsWikimedia Commons U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack today sent letters to 16...

Mount Sinai Health System Names Brendan Carr Next Chief Executive Officer

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Mount SinaiYouTube Screenshots (New York, NY – November 21, 2023) – Mount Sinai Health System announced that Brendan Carr, MD, MA,...

Report: UK Committing “Appalling Colonial Crime” Against Chagossian People

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube (London) – The forced displacement of the entire Chagossian people by the United Kingdom and United States governments and the...

2024 Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival Announces Global Artist Lineup, Headlined By Legendary...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Facebook (TORONTO, ON – January 23, 2024) – The Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival returns with a renewed excitement from...

Renay Lynch Exonerated After 26 years On Wrongful Conviction

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: FacebookInnocence Project Nearly 26 years after she was wrongfully convicted for the 1995 murder and robbery of her landlord, Renay Lynch...

NY AG James Releases Footage From Investigation Into NYPD Killing Of Eric Duprey

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Video Screenshots NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released video that her office obtained as part of its...

Constructive College Campus Conversations Needed To Address Gaza War

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Winslow MyersPeaceVoice Photos: YouTube Screenshots The war in Gaza has generated far more heat than light on American college campuses. Students shout...

Reggae: Romain Virgo Releases New Single “Switch You On”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: VP Records Jamaican reggae crooner Romain Virgo shares “Switch You On,” a playful new song that brings classic romance to sleek,...

Georgia: Civil Rights Group, Cobb County Voters Seek Injunction To Racially Discriminatory Map

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), ACLU of...

The ‘Just War’ Theory And Dehumanization Of Palestinian Lives

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots We — by which I mean most of humanity — are still playing with the so-called “just war theory,”...

Martins Agbonlahor’s New Book ‘Another Poor Cow’ Praised By New York Book Club

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Book Cover Traditions and cultural heritage are very important in society. It preserves the history of people and ensures that their...

Atlanta: 6 Arrested After Protest Against Police Turns Violent

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...

New York’s Attorney General Praises Passage Of Deed Theft Legislation To Protect Homeowners

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the State Legislature for passing legislation, sponsored by...

“Redesigning Public Safety” Paper Addresses Mental Health, Policing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) announces the publication of Redesigning Public Safety: Mental Health Emergency Response.https://policingequity.org/mental-health?utm_source=press&utm_medium=rel... The second white paper...

Afcon 2023: How Well Do You Know The Africa Cup Of Nations?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia Commons The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on 13 January in Ivory Coast after being moved back to...

Why I Need To Buy Back Copyright to My Book: “Manufacturing Hate—How Africa Was...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com).   By Milton G. Allimadi Photos: Milton AllimadiBook CoverWikimedia Commons A few weeks ago I learned from one of my students at John Jay...

Trump’s Primary Train Won’t Be Stopped Despite Georgia Indictment

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots August 24, 2023 – Reed Galen and Rick Wilson, co-founders of The Lincoln Project, release the following statement on...

Solving The Problem Of Capital Access To Black Entrepreneurs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Jewel Burks Solomon recalled the uphill climb she had when building her tech company. The biggest challenge was getting investors...

“Rolling Out Nakba 2023”: Most Of Gaza’s Population Remains Displaced In Harm’s Way

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Human Rights Watch Photos: YouTube Screenshots On October 13, Israeli authorities ordered more than a million people in northern Gaza to evacuate...

Acclaimed Actor And Filmmaker Edwin Freeman: I Am Battling Unlawful Property Seizure

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Edwin Freeman Photos: Edwin Freeman As an actor, director, and producer, I’m used to facing challenges head-on. But nothing could have prepared...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 65th Anniversary Season Kicks Off New York City Center...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterPaul KolnikChristopher DugganDario Calmese WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29: OPENING NIGHT GALA BENEFIT Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks...

Thanksgiving, Native American Genocide, And The War Against Palestinians

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots Much as I love Thanksgiving — seeing my family . . . oh the turkey, oh the cranberry sauce...

American Income And Wealth Inequality: Why This Labor Day Is So Consequential

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots As we celebrate Labor Day, 2023 let’s take a quick look at the economy over the last few years. Never...

Bronx: Rise In Stop-And Frisk, NYPD Transparency Legislation Discussed At Town Hall

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots Tuesday, Bronx community groups, civil rights organizations, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Councilmember Alex Aviles, Councilmember Crystal Hudson and community...