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NBA Coach Calls Out U.S. Senators After Texas School Shooting

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos:YouTubeScreenshot Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr made it clear he did not want to talk about basketball before Tuesday night's...

Cancel Student Loan Debt. Bail Out Regular People.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). I borrowed money to pay for college. Like 45 million other Americans who did the same, I owe student loan debt.My...

Secretary Of Education Cardona: We Must Unite Against Senseless Violence

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued the following statement in response to the tragic events at Robb Elementary School...

Three years after ICIJ’s ‘Solitary Voices,’ isolation still commonplace in US prisons and detention...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). During the heated 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden vowed...

UK, US and Germany say Xinjiang Police Files offer ‘shocking’ new evidence of China’s...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The United Kingdom and Germany’s foreign ministers, and senior...

Alabama Officers Charged With Negligent Homicide Of Incarcerated Man

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Jefferson Country JailAlabama On May 10, two Alabama correctional officers were arrested on charges connected to the death of Jason Kirkland...

Tanzania’s Flawed Relocation Plans For Maasai From Ngorongoro Area

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterOakland InstituteOakland, CA — As the Tanzanian government advances resettlement plans for the Maasai to be displaced from the Ngorongoro...

Angola: Authorities Repress Civil Society Organizations Ahead Of Election

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterUNThe Angolan authorities are tightening their grip on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association by preventing civil...

Activists Call on Davos Elite to Address Inequality and Hunger

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Beginning on May 24, the World Economic Forum is gathering in Davos, Switzerland for an in-person meeting, discussing the global tax...

Buffalo Shooting: Why Were Warning Signs Missed Regarding “Great Replacement” Murderer Payton Gendron?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterYouTubeThey’re coming for me!Sounds like a horror movie on permanent rewind through the brain, through the soul. Catch your breath,...

The faces of China’s detention camps in Xinjiang

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ten detainees wearing blue and yellow prison...

It’s “Now Or Never” On Climate Change

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeThe latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group report gives us until 2030 to stop global warming at...

Will Working Americans Vote Against Their Interests In November?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeAmong the issues facing voters in the coming midterms are ones all too familiar to working people. These are the...

Lt. Governor-Designate Delgado Announces Date Of Congressional Resignation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia CommonsTwitterLieutenant Governor-Designate Antonio Delgado today announced his plans to resign from Congress and be sworn in as Lieutenant Governor...

CAIR Welcomes DOJ Hate Crimes Initiatives, Calls For Police Reporting On Hate Crimes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitter(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/23/22) - Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed...

Lincoln Project Ad Calls Stefanik “Evil” For Promoting White Replacement Theory

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeMay 23, 2022 — The Lincoln Project released a new ad, and the following statement, condemning Elise Stefanik for promoting...

In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless…

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). We’ve now come about halfway through what political pundits like to call the “primary season.” Actually, what we’ve come halfway through...

Meet The Founder Of Houston’s First Black-Owned Grocery Store

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: BlackBusiness.com Robert Thomas opened the first Black-owned grocery store in Houston, Texas called District Market Green Grocer. It was previously a...

Americans Must Demand a Credible Investigation Into Shireen Abu Akleh’s Killing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Shireen Abu Akleh was a seasoned al-Jazeera correspondent for the past 25 years. She was known and respected throughout the Arab...

Brittney Griner Must Be Swiftly And Safely Return From Russia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Change.OrgYouTubeOn February 17, 2022, WNBA superstar Brittney Griner was detained upon her arrival in Moscow. As of April 29, 2022,...

Reseal the Deal with Iran

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). It could be make or break time for the Iran nuclear deal.The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was the Obama...

UNHCR: A Record 100 Million People Forcibly Displaced Worldwide

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: UNTwitterThe Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and...

“White Supremacy Is a Poison” In America That Threatens To Destroy Us All

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterThe scene at the Delavan Grider Community Center earlier this week was a far too familiar one in our nation:...

NPNA Condemns Decision To Keep Title 42, Calls On Biden To Restore Asylum

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterWASHINGTON - National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) condemns the federal court’s decision Friday that stops the Biden administration from...