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.

Ugandan Dictator Museveni’s Soldiers Block U.S. Ambassador From Visiting Bobi Wine

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ugandan military dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni’s soldiers have prevented the American ambassador from visiting Bobi Wine, the candidate who...

Comcast RISE Awards 166 Black-Owned Small Businesses with Resources

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube Comcast has announced that more than 700 Black-owned businesses are slated to receive consulting, media, and creative production...

Comply With Public Emergency Orders “Stay Home on Inauguration Day”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America is the premier mass-based coalition organized for the sole purpose of...

Demos: MLK’s Mission and Fight for Justice Continues

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube The following statement was issued by Demos President K. Sabeel Rahman on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021:...

National Action Network to Host King Day Public Policy Forum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: FacebookTwitter On Monday, January 18th Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will welcome prominent clergy, elected officials...

Activists Demand FERC Halt Fossil Deals On Eve of Biden Swearing In

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: TwitterWikimedia Commons Ted Glick, spokesperson for Beyond Extreme Energy, today accused Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chair James Danly...

How America Invented Race

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Ed Bell, Clementine Briand, Pierce Freelon, Jonathan Halperin, Aaron Keane and Drew Takahashi— EPISODE 1 The white “race”...

The Lincoln Project Denounces Racist Republican “Jim Crow Caucus”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: TwitterYouTube Missouri Senator Josh Hawley and Texas Senator Ted Cruz part of the Republican "Jim Crow Caucus." The Lincoln Project...

NYCLU, Legal Aid Society Applaud AG James’ Lawsuit Against NYPD

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: YouTube The Legal Aid Society and the New York Civil Liberties Union released the following statement responding to the...

When will we cease to be presumed guilty?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Bill Fletcher, Jr.— BlaThe fury on the face of the woman was evident, despite the mask that she...

SOS: Calling for U.S. Sanctions on “former president” Museveni, Bobi Wine And Wife Say...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bobi Wine and Barbie. Photo: Facebook.  In a phone interview this morning with Black Star News and other media, Bobi...

U.S. Will Pursue Action Against Human Rights Abusers In Uganda–State Department

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Ugandan people turned out to vote in multiparty national elections on January 14 despite an environment of intimidation...

New library to be named for Ron Walters who led Dockum sit-in

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dion Lefler— The Wichita City Council has named its newest library after civil rights icon Dr. Ronald...

In His Own Words, Dr. Martin Luther King’s Quest for Reparatory Justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vantage Point January 18, 2021 — On this MLK Day edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The...

Trump’s Racist Insurrectionists and the Lynching of Political Correctness

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: Twitter I still see the noose in front of the Capitol Building, dangling oh so metaphorically. “No matter how...

Was the insurrection an inside job?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Julianne Malveaux — If you watched the disgraceful invasion of the United States Capitol and the horrific destruction...

HRW: NY AG’s Lawsuit Against NYPD May Help Bring Accountability

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: YouTube New York State’s Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday against the New York City Police Department...

Guyanese Filmmaker’s Science Fiction Film “H.E.N.R.I.” Premieres in February

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Sasha Stoltz H.E.N.R.I. a science fiction film from award-winning Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) member, Guyanese born...

A Major component of the problem we face in reform of policing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Kim Bellware— Police officers and at least one police chief from departments across the United States are facing...

Delvon Lamarr Trio Releases Cover of George Michael’s “Careless Whisper”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photos: Missing Piece GroupYouTube Today, the Seattle-based soul-jazz groove-machine Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio released their cover of George Michael’s “Careless...

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving Expected to Play Saturday

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 for violating the league's health and safety protocols and...

Evidence of Uganda Election Rigging On Steroids—Museveni Style

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cooked results? Election "Commission" Chair Byabakama. Photo: Judiacary.go.ug Earlier on Friday a lead story in Uganda’s leading independent newspaper, The...

Where do we go from here? First 100 Days Agenda Meeting

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). You Are Here: Home » News & Current Affairs » Black Church PAC: Where do we go from...

Helping Black Businesses: Milwaukee Bucks Partner with Lonely Entrepreneur Initiative

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...