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.

Paris Humanitarian Conference: International Community Must Call For Immediate Ceasefire To Delivery Aid Safely...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “More than two million people in the Gaza Strip are struggling to survive amidst Israel’s relentless attacks that have caused an...

Brazil: Inquiry Into Police Killings Of Poor Falling Short

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots (São Paulo) – The initial steps taken by civil and ‘scientific’ police to investigate 28 killings during a July...

VP Records: Jah Cure And Don Corleon Reunite “One More Time”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia CommonsVP Records Reggae star Jah Cure is set to share his latest single, “One More Time” remixed by longtime collaborator...

NBC Sports: Big Ten Basketball Quadrupleheader Featured On Peacock Friday Nov. 10

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube ScreenshotsFacebook STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 8, 2023 – Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s basketball – featuring 30+ games...

Five CUNY Community Colleges Named Among Nation’s Top 150 Two-Year Schools Eligible For 2025...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: CUNYFacebook Five CUNY community colleges have been named among the top 150 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute,...

Urbanworld Film Festival Announces 2023 Award Winners

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Urbanworld Film Festival NEW YORK, NY (November 6, 2023) – The 27th Annual Urbanworld® Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), along with prestige partner...

Israel’s War On Gaza: Americans Want A Ceasefire. Why Aren’t Our Politicians Listening?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots Two years ago, filmmaker Mohannad Abu Rizk asked children in Gaza about their dreams. One young girl responded, “My...

Racial Justice Leaders Call Out Corporations For Reneging On Racial Equity Promises

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: FacebookYouTube Screenshots NEW YORK — Leaders of major racial justice movements and organizations across the United States are calling on some...

Rightfully resisting the radical evil of genocide

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — Surely in these times in which there is complicit silence and active support for the radical evil...

World’s first reparatory justice master’s launches in Glasgow and West Indies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Partnership between Glasgow University and University of the West Indies was established as part of a reparative justice programme. By Sally Weale,...

Homeownership: NAREB’s Black Wealth Tour Stops In Birmingham On Nov. 11

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: NAREBYouTube Screenshots The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) will hold its Birmingham Black Wealth Tour Event on Saturday, November...

Basketball: NBC Sports Philadelphia, Peacock To Present Live Coverage Of Big Five Classic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos|:WellsFargo CenterPhillyFacebookYouTube Screenshots PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 7, 2023 – NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus and Peacock will present live coverage of the inaugural...

Israel’s Gazan Slaughter, Bernie Sanders and a Ceasefire

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ron Jacobs, CounterPunch — In late October while his military bombed the people of Gaza around the clock in response to...

STEM NOLA: Dr. Calvin Mackie Honored As Excellence In Science Communications Recipient

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: STEM NOLAYouTube ScreenshotsFacebook STEM NOLA founder and CEO Dr. Calvin Mackie  has been selected as one of the esteemed recipients of...

Justice Department Announces Investigation Of City Of Lexington, Mississippi, And Lexington Police Department

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots The Justice Department announced today that it has opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into the City of...

Guns And Domestic Abuse: SCOTUS’ ‘Originalist’ Second Amendment Farce

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots The 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller was the first time the Supreme Court said that the...

Inside Cornel West’s 2024 Presidential Campaign

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Cornel West has been condemned by Establishment Democrats as a narcissistic curmudgeon and dismissed by academics as an intellectual has-been. What...

Israel-Palestine: Biden Must Do The Courageous Humane Thing By Calling For Cease-Fire

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots Presidents always face uncomfortable choices: supporting human rights versus providing weapons to governments that consistently violate human rights; adding...

Navigating The Digital Casino Waters: Your Safety Aboard

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots In the ever-evolving landscape of digital entertainment, online casinos have risen as formidable contenders in the realm of gambling....

The Ongoing SAG-AFTRA Strike Disproportionately Harms African American Actors And Crew

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Edwin Freeman Photos: Edwin Freeman The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has been on strike since July...

Palestinian-American Congresswoman Speaks On Netanyahu’s War On Gaza Before Being Censured By Republicans–With The...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tuesday, Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (the only Palestinian-American serving in Congress) delivered a speech on the...

National Teacher Union President To Visit Saunders Trades And Technical High School, Praise Progress...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Yonkers Public SchoolsFacebook Yonkers, NY.—American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten will lead a national delegation to Saunders Trades and Technical...

Black Owned Business Uses New Tech To Make Life Insurance More Inclusive For Underserved...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: VideoYouTube Screenshots LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, November 7, 2023 — As fears continue to grow over AI and its ability to discriminate against...

UN Human Rights Committee Calls For Moratorium On Life Without Parole In U.S.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Screenshots New York – Last Week, the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued its conclusions and recommendations based on a...