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It’s Time to End the Nuclear Age

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On September 26, 1983, Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov got an alert that a U.S. missile attack was...

Black and minority-owned businesses need more than capital to thrive

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Both Black and Latinx Americans have faced higher unemployment rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, and their businesses have been...

FinCEN Files stories from around the globe

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FinCEN Files stories have been published in more than 80 countries, and in multiple languages, in less than a...

Africa has held off the worst of COVID-19 mystifying scientists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When the coronavirus first began spreading around the world, there was near-universal concern among experts that countries in Africa...

Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The United States has just surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 deaths — about the number who perished in the bombings of...

Racism and Segregation deeply ingrained in Latin America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the ongoing global racial reckoning that erupted after George Floyd's murder, the entrenched nature of racism in Latin...

Journalist April Ehrlich facing criminal charges over reporting on homelessness in Oregon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Washington, D.C., September 25, 2020 —The Medford Police Department in southwest Oregon should drop all charges against journalist April...

Majority saw US Supreme Court as neither conservative nor liberal in August 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A visitor takes photos near a makeshift memorial for late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the...

Report Finds High Rates of Economic Insecurity Among Older Minorities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The challenging goal of elder economic security – having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget...

Demilitarizing the NFL | Black Star News

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Will the current sports activism around racial justice extend to the global, neocolonial racial injustice that the US and...

No It’s Not “Slaves,” It’s “Enslaved” and There’s a Big Difference

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Toussaint L’ouverture wouldn’t have rebelled if he believed he was a “slave”      Not “slaves” or “slavery.” The preferred terms, respectively,...

How family life is changing in urban, suburban and rural communities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Changes in marriage and childbearing have reshaped the American family over the past half-century. Adults are marrying later in...

Congressional Black Caucus Institute Celebrates 75 Years of African Americans’ Contributions to the United...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Andrew Young in 1977 was a powerful U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Photo: YouTube.   On Thursday, the Congressional Black Caucus...

America’s Global Reputation Isn’t Bouncing Back Anytime Soon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Donald Trump used to care what the world outside America thought of him. Before he ran for president, he was...

Breonna Taylor: Kentucky AG Uses Prosecutorial Defense to Exonerate Police Murderers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron hid behind a Louisville grand jury to exonerate the killer-cops who murdered Breonna...

Nicaraguan ruling party legislators propose law requiring some media outlets, journalists to register as...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Managua, Nicaragua September 24, 2020 – The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Nicaraguan congress to reject...

America’s Global Reputation Isn’t Bouncing Back Anytime Soon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Donald Trump used to care what the world outside America thought of him. Before he ran for president, he...

AOC and Rep. Meng Work to Help Fund Local Food Assistance Organizations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food...

8 facts about love and marriage in America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. From cohabitation to same-sex marriage to interracial...

Let’s Start Debating What Deeply Dooms Democracy: Concentrated Wealth

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A White House that muses openly about not counting votes. A Senate rushing to cement in place a fiercely...

FinCEN Files investigations from across Asia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FinCEN Files, a new investigation led by...

Black-owned Blackbird House answers the call for inclusive co-working

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Blackbird coworking collective is for women of color & allies; entrepreneurs in business, arts, activism & wellness who understand...

“The future for women and girls in my country seems very bright!”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Grace Ghambi, an engineer in Malawi, believes that MCC’s investments in her country can have far-reaching impacts for women...

How Hispanics see themselves varies by number of generations in US

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The terms Hispanics in the United States use to describe themselves can provide a direct look at how they...