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EU to propose watchdog to tackle anti-money laundering failures exposed by FinCEN Files

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Under pressure to act after a series of banking...

The Politics of American Protest, With a North Korean Twist

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Gwen Berry recently protested the playing of the U.S. national anthem by turning away from the flag and holding up a...

White Privilege: US Government’s 124-Year Land Giveaway Program To Whites

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube From 1862 to 1986, the United States government ran a homestead program that gave 2,992,058 white settlers and European immigrants...

UN rights chief calls for prompt release of protestors held in Cuba |

The massive protests began on Sunday and are the biggest in decades, with thousands taking to the streets across the Caribbean island nation to...

UN rights chief calls for prompt release of protestors held in Cuba |

The massive protests began on Sunday and are the biggest in decades, with thousands taking to the streets across the Caribbean island nation to...

Energy Conference Builds Women’s Resilience in Ghana

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The annual Women in Energy Conference, organized by the Millennium Development Authority as part of MCC’s Ghana Power Compact,...

Colombian riot police beat 2 RCN Radio journalists documenting police violence

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bogotá, July 1, 2020 – Colombian authorities must conduct a full investigation into police officers’ use of force against journalists covering...

New York City Adds $200 Million to Bloated NYPD Budget

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube NEW YORK CITY – After years of demands to reduce NYPD funding, Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio and New York City...

Haitian journalist Diego Charles shot and killed in Port-au-Prince

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Miami, July 1, 2021 — Haitian authorities should conduct a swift and comprehensive investigation into the killing of journalist Diego Charles,...

NY AG: Trump Organization Engaged in Tax Fraud Scheme

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement regarding the criminal indictment of Trump...

13-Member West Indies Men’s Cricket Team Named For South Africa Match

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Cricket West Indies Selection Panel Wednesday named the 13-member squad for the fourth CG Insurance...

AOC Introduces Bill to Improve Diversity, Transparency of Political Appointees

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube WASHINGTON, D.C. - Late Monday, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the Political Appointments Inclusion and Diversity Act, which requires the...

Carmelo Anthony Wins Social Justice Champion Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: NBA.COM NEW YORK — The NBA announced Tuesday that 10-time NBA All-Star, entrepreneur and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail...

Bill Cosby’s Conviction Overturned By Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Pennsylvania's Supreme Court, citing prosecutorial mistakes, overturned the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby on Wednesday, paving the way for...

Pressley, Tlaib And Waters Unveil Sweeping Legislation to Strengthen Tenants’ Rights and Protections

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: HUD Tuesday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), along with...

NYT: 'Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation'

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A six-month New York Times investigation has synchronized and mapped out thousands of videos and police radio communications from the...

Right-Wing Death Squad, Marine Plotted To Bomb DNC, Kill Blacks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Facebook An active-duty U.S. Marine came under federal investigation for allegedly plotting with at least two others to assassinate minorities, drug...

Biafra Separatist Leader Arrested and Extradited to Nigeria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The fugitive leader of a prominent Biafra secessionist group has been arrested and extradited to Nigeria to face trial, in...

Phylicia Rashad Draws Ire Over Bill Cosby Comments

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Phylicia Rashad, Bill Cosby’s TV wife and the incoming dean of Howard University’s fine arts college, faced harsh criticism Wednesday...

Saint Vincent and Grenadines Receiving Support For Volcano Eruption

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Wikimedia Commons WASHINGTON — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors, on Friday, approved US$50 million in Supplemental Financing for the...

Voting: Manchin, Sinema Should Learn From Lincoln Republicans

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube (CNN)--By the standards Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have set for federal action on voting rights, the 14th...

ESOP Calls On Police Chief To Fire Crooked Cop

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Missouri's Ethical Society of Police (ESOP) is speaking out about the alleged police and prosecutorial misconduct in the case of...

In five Latin American countries, COVID-19 responses restrict press freedom, CPJ, TrustLaw find

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, and Peru, emergency measures in response to COVID-19 restricted the media’s capacity to report freely and...

Transcending American Militarism And Imperialism By Winning Without War

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia Commons When will we as a nation admit it? Barbara Lee was right. She was the only member of Congress...