African Diaspora Leaders

News that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe in order to motivate, challenge, and encourage current and future generations of people of African descent to take initiative and offers guidance to those interested in Africa’s development.

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...

Maryland Episcopal diocese commits $1 million toward reparations for slavery, racial injustice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun — The Maryland diocese of the Episcopal Church has become the latest religious institution...

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,...

Eight Very Specific Things Senate Democrats Can Do to Muck up Trump’s SCOTUS Bum...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Earl Ofari Hutchinson — The universal consensus on Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speed rush to fill...

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...

CAIR Condemns Vandalism of BLM Mural in Pittsburg

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Pittsburgh chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Pittsburgh), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization,...

Immigration group: chad wolf “clearly unfit” to lead dhs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FWD.us President Todd Schulte issued the following statement today as the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC)...

Nina Turner Launches Public Affairs Firm to Advance Progressive Issues

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and Co-Chair of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, announced today she has launched...

WVU Athletics Responds to “hate speech” allegation by republican politician

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). West Virginia University and WVU Athletics has responded to allegations, by a Republican state senator, that they are promoting...

Museveni Said: “The problem of Africa are leaders who overstay in power.” Look Where...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). With President Bush in 2004. Still supported by U.S. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Forty years ago, a poor thug and a...

NY AG: Police Bodycams in Misconduct Cases to be Released Sooner

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James promised Sunday to expedite the release of body camera footage in cases of...

Global Integration–Pipedream or Only Solution?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Seventy-five years ago next month, nations came together to take the great leap of creating the United Nations. Stronger...

The U.S.’s global standing plummets, while Americans yearn for a restoration

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two new polls show a decline in the country’s global reputation and deep American support for a return to...

Book Serialization: Banana Republic, Where Writing Is Treasonous–Part II

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Author and Black Star News columnist Rukirabashaija out on bail.     Black Star News is serializing below a new book...

House Report finds DHS Detainment Facilities “Deficient” of basic care

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released a majority staff report...

“Wilmington on Fire” panelists discuss white supremacy, reparations, and why your vote matters

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The conversation spans the width of various touchy topics—the 1898 Coup’s lingering debt, the “trend” of the Black Lives...

House Democrats to Senate: Pass George Floyd Policing Act

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Last week, Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Al...

Pervis Payne’s Life in Jeopardy Nine Years After Troy Davis Execution

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Death Row inmate, and Innocence Project client Pervis Payne's life now hangs in the balance--he is scheduled to be...

AG James Preparing Legal Action on Trump’s “Anarchist Jurisdiction” Designation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Great Equalizer

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). How a scholar, advocate, and judge upended the entirety of American political thought. By Jill Lepore, The New Yorker — Ruth...

Small Business Struggles Don’t Bode Well for Economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The year 2020 can’t end quickly enough for most small business owners. Across the country, the pandemic forced many...