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Florida Police Kill Black Man, Say He Was Child Abuse Suspect

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...

UK Sends Troops to Mali on UN Peacekeeping Mission

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube ritain has begun a three-year deployment of 300 troops to the west African country of Mali as part...

Police Responsible for Andres Guardado’s Death Refuse to Testify at Inquest

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement in...

COVID-19: Black Leaders Create New York Task Force to Improve Vaccine Delivery Equity, Education

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: YouTube Concerned that America is currently ill-prepared and ill-equipped to deliver any of the COVID-19 vaccines to Black communities,...

Social trust around the world differs by age, education

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Neighbors speak from their balconies on April 23, 2020, in El Prat del Llobregat, Spain. (David Ramos/Getty Images)Trust in...

Namibian Politician Named Adolf Hitler Wins Local Election

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In Namibia, a certain politician named after the former German leader, Adolf Hitler has been elected as a local...

‘AfroResistance’ Group Present Recommendations on Racism at 27th WGEPAD Forum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We, AfroResistance, in the spirit of the International Decade of Afro-Descendants, requested the attention of the Working Group of...

Earth Wind & Fire’s Philip Bailey To Hold Dec. 3 Foster Youth Benefit

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Earth, Wind & Fire lead singer Philip Bailey’s Music Is Unity (MIU) Foundation will kick-off the holiday season with...

Canadian Corporate Greed on Display in Mexico Mining Dispute

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As gold prices soar to record levels, the Los Filos gold mine in Mexico, one of the country’s largest,...

Jan. 16, 2021 New Date for Viacom-Sponsored AfricaRise2020 “The Big Event”—Starring Master KG

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Master KG. Photo: Twitter Viacom-sponsored AfricaRise2020 “The Big Event" to raise money for healthcare in Africa, featuring a free three-hour...

In Arizona, a Progressive Ballot Victory Exposes the Inequitable Federal Treatment of State and...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Arizona teachers will get well-deserved raises under Proposition 208, the initiative that increases taxes on the 50,000 or so...

The Ugandan opposition leader survives an attack. The U.S. needs to take a stand.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Leading Ugandan presidential candidate, Bobi Wine. Photo: Wikimedia Photos. This week, Ugandan security forces opened fire on the campaign convoy...

The Rich Are Cheering Wall Street’s Latest Records. Americans of Modest Means Are Draining...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The all-time record highs that Wall Street has registered this week have given some Americans — the nation’s already...

Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Police Reform Legislation

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...

A Minnesota Cooperative Shares the Wealth While Advancing a Clean Energy Future

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Philanthropy is becoming increasingly undemocratic and reinforcing inequalities. According to a 2020 Institute for Policy Studies report, Gilded Giving,...

Aidan Ellison Murder: Oregon Activists Demand Change to Protect Black Lives

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). An Oregon community group is calling for change to address racism after the fatal shooting of a Black teenager...

Biden Won’t Reset U.S. Foreign Policy On His Own

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Joe Biden is a cautious man of the center. He has anchored the moderate camp of the Democratic Party...

Georgia Runoffs: Kelly Loeffler’s Hypocrisy Regarding Rev. Raphael Warnock

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Twitter One of Kelly Loeffler’s first public appearances as a U.S. senator came last January at Ebenezer Baptist Church...

Americans Followed Election Returns Closely

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). How we did this Pew Research Center’s American News Pathways project conducted this study to understand how Americans are engaging...

Paying Politicians to Criminalize Protest

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A few years ago, massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock changed the popular narrative about...

Saint Lucia Wins 12th Honeymoon Destination of the World Award

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: St. Lucia Tourism Authority Saint Lucia's prominence amongst global destinations within the romance niche continues to be indisputable. The...

Italian mafia probe shows banks exposure to massive alleged laundering scheme

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Italian authorities investigated a businessman suspected of...

Evander Holyfield Calls Out Mike Tyson, Challenges Him To Fight

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Photo: Facebook Former undisputed heavyweight champion Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield says he was confused when Mike Tyson chose to...

Former Mayor: There is “Culture of Corruption” in Mount Vernon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Former Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace talks about the corruption problem in Mount Vernon. A number of people have asked...