Black and minority-owned businesses need more than capital to thrive

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Both Black and Latinx Americans have faced higher unemployment rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, and their businesses have been...

Africa has held off the worst of COVID-19 mystifying scientists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When the coronavirus first began spreading around the world, there was near-universal concern among experts that countries in Africa...

Racism and Segregation deeply ingrained in Latin America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the ongoing global racial reckoning that erupted after George Floyd's murder, the entrenched nature of racism in Latin...

Report Finds High Rates of Economic Insecurity Among Older Minorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The challenging goal of elder economic security – having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget...

Demilitarizing the NFL | Black Star News

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Will the current sports activism around racial justice extend to the global, neocolonial racial injustice that the US and...

No It’s Not “Slaves,” It’s “Enslaved” and There’s a Big Difference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Toussaint L’ouverture wouldn’t have rebelled if he believed he was a “slave”      Not “slaves” or “slavery.” The preferred terms, respectively,...

Congressional Black Caucus Institute Celebrates 75 Years of African Americans’ Contributions to the United...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Andrew Young in 1977 was a powerful U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Photo: YouTube.   On Thursday, the Congressional Black Caucus...

Breonna Taylor: Kentucky AG Uses Prosecutorial Defense to Exonerate Police Murderers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron hid behind a Louisville grand jury to exonerate the killer-cops who murdered Breonna...

AOC and Rep. Meng Work to Help Fund Local Food Assistance Organizations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food...

Black-owned Blackbird House answers the call for inclusive co-working

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Blackbird coworking collective is for women of color & allies; entrepreneurs in business, arts, activism & wellness who understand...

Rep. Scott Calls on DeVos to address systemic racism in education

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby”...

Grambling State Recruits Black Men to Teaching Profession

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Grambling State University’s Black Male Teacher Initiative has joined forces with Clemson University’s nationally known Call Me MiSTER® program...

Torture: A Day in The Life Of A Writer In A Banana Republic—Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The author shown with a copy of his novel "The Greedy Barbarian." He paid the price by being totured...

Greenlining Institute: True Justice Denied to Police Murder Victim Breonna Taylor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In response to today’s announcement of only minor charges -- "wanton endangerment" -- for one of the Louisville police...

Uganda: State Department Condemns Arrest of Black Star News Colunnist and Calls for Freedom...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses...

Jamaal Bowman on Breonna Taylor decision: “this is not justice”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jamaal Bowman, the Democratic nominee and likely next member of Congress in NY-16, has released the following statement on...

Nation Bar Association on Breonna Taylor: “justice not served”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nation Bar Association released the following statement on the Louisville grand jury decision not to change the officers who...

ACLU on Breonna Taylor decision: policing Rotten to the core”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron today charged former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with three counts of wanton endangerment...

CARICOM congratulates Belize on its 39th Independence Anniversary

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Belize on the country’s 39th Anniversary of Independence, while assuring Belizeans of the...

Non-Partisan Healthcare Group Releases 2020 Voter Guide & Questionnaire

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, United States of Care (USofCare) — a leading nonpartisan nonprofit — released its 2020 Voter Action Guide to...

National business league to host annual black supplier conference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Focused on COVID-19 economic recovery, the National Business League (NBL) will host its 34th Annual National Black Supplier Conference,...

Sanders & democrats call for OAS accountability, fair elections in Bolivia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In a bicameral letter sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky...

COVID-19 Ravaging Detention Facilities, 2020 Deadliest Year Since 2005

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ICE confirmed the 20th person to die in its detention in Fiscal Year 2020 Monday. The death of Cipriano...

Defeating Trump the Demagogue: Remembering Senator Joe McCarthy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It may be small comfort as we watch Donald Trump try to cheat and bully his way to a...