NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE SAYS COVID-19’S RACIAL IMPACT UNDERSCORES “SYSTEMIC INEQUALITIES”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement on the racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19...

IMMIGRATION ADVOCACY GROUP LAUNCHES AD AHEAD OF DACA SUPREME COURT RULING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FWD.us has launcheed a new advertisment highlighting DACA healthcare workers ahead of Supreme Court Decision. FWD.us today released a new...

Hospitalized, Fears For Welfare of Dr. Stella Nyanzi, Critic of Uganda’s Military Dictator Gen....

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Stella Nyanzi Dr. Stella Nyanzi, the Ugandan academic and critic of the country's military dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni has...

CONGRESS MUST LEAD AMERICA OUT OF COVID-19 CRISIS, TRUMP CAN’T

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says Congress must lead America out of the COVID-19 crisis since "Trump is incapable of...

TIM DUNCAN BECOMES FIRST VIRGIN ISLANDER INDUCTED INTO NBA HALL OF FAME

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced that former San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan will be one...

ADEM BUNKEDDEKO ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF COMMUNITY LEADER DR. ROY HASTICK

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bunkeddeko: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Hastick...Dr. Hastick embodied the American dream – to work...

NEW YORK’S COVID-19 OUTBREAK CAME FROM EUROPE AND INSIDE AMERICA SAY REPORTS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two separate research projects suggest that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in New York City earlier than...

EAST HARLEM TUTORIAL PROGRAM AND SCHOLARS ACADEMIES TO CONTINUE REMOTE LEARNING

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) and its five East Harlem Scholars Academies announced that virtual learning will continue for...

VELAZQUEZ: PRISONS COULD BE “POWDER KEG OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTION”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) has written the Bureau of Prisons raising concerns with how the agency is responding...

DECEMBER 12TH MOVEMENT TELLS U.N. AMERICAN RACISM MAKES COVID-19 MORE DESTRUCTIVE FOR BLACK AMERICANS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). America's structural racism is leading to devastating effects for African-Americans from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the following letter to the...

CHARLES AND INEZ BARRON: “RACE STILL MATTERS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Assembly Member Charles Barron and his wife, City Council Member Inez Barron--both of whom have tested positive for COVID-19--say...

SANDERS SUSPENDS CAMPAIGN, VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHTING AGAINST SOCIAL INEQUITIES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential campaign but said "the struggle continues" for economic, racial and societal...

AMERICA’S SOCIETAL FEARS MAKE COVID-19 MORE DEADLY

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). What role is fear playing in generating worse outcomes during this COVID-19 crisis? The COVID-19 outbreak is causing increasing death,...

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL URGES ACTION TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES OF COLOR FROM COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to data released today that shows that...

NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE NEW YORKERS WITH FREE MEALS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New...

COVID-19: Support Tedros W.H.O. Director; Demand President Trump Resign for Dropping Ball

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Trump Photo: Gage Skidmore Flckr)   The U.K. Guardian newspaper reports: "Donald Trump was warned at the end of January by...

CHICAGO MAYOR FINDS RACIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 “EXTREMELY TROUBLING”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chicago's Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot says COVID-19 impact on Black Chicagoans is "extremely troubling." Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago...

CAMUS’ “THE PLAGUE” OFFERS LESSONS FOR HANDLING THE CORONAVIRUS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Albert Camus' novel "The Plague" offers insight into the world's battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. “The truth is that nothing...

AFRICAN UNION REPORT: COVID-19 COULD CAUSE AFRICA 20 MILLION JOBS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). About 20 million jobs are at risk in Africa as the continent’s economies are projected to shrink this year...

BLACK ENTERPRISE FOUNDER EARL GRAVES SR., PASSES AWAY AT 85

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Earl G. Graves Sr., the influential founder of Black Enterprise passed away Monday. Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G....

AFRICA UNION COMMEMORATES 1994 RWANDA GENOCIDE UNDER THEME “REMEMBER-UNITE-RENEW”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The following statement was given by African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat commemorating the 26th anniversary...

CPJ TO AFRICAN LEADERS: RELEASE JOURNALISTS FROM COVID-19 DEATH SENTENCE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Committee to Protect Journalists, along with other media and human rights, sent a letter to several African presidents...

Covid-19: Mother In Divorce Case Fears Weekly Alternate Custody with Husband Exposes Children to...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Cholakian hopes she and her husband can work out a temporary custody deal to minimize risk of their...

DO FACEMASKS REALLY WORK AGAINST COVID-19?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). There are many misconceptions and unfounded claims regarding COVID-19. What is the truth regarding who and how you can catch...