In Harlem, A Rezoning Plan Triggers Fears About The End Of A Black ‘Oasis’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Elizabeth Kim, The Gothamist — In 1958, Lenox Terrace vaulted itself into the rarified standing of being the first...

Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ‘Huge Loss for Baltimore, Maryland, and the Nation’: Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68 By Common Dreams — Rep. Elijah Cummings,...

An Early Case For Reparations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two new books tell the stories of people kidnapped and sold into slavery. One of them sued successfully. By Eric...

The Indian state of Odisha publishes online dictionaries in 21 indigenous languages · Global...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Subhashish Panigrahi / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Screenshot from the Odisha Virtual Academy Website. In 2018, the...

What Elijah Cummings Meant to Baltimore

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker — By the time Representative Elijah Cummings left the pulpit during the funeral services...

It was the nation’s largest auction of enslaved people.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A slave auction in the South is depicted in a sketch circa 1861 by Theodore R. Davis. (Library of...

Making Sense of the Fight over New York City Jails

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Gabriel Sayegh, Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice — The fight to close Rikers is reaching a boiling...

Deadly police raids in Guinea as President Alpha Condé clings to power · Global...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Filip Noubel / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Screenshot from a France 24 news flash about the...

Prime Min. Gaston Browne on Western Banking, Colonialism and Reparations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Prime Minister Gaston Browne (fourth from left) take a photo op with members of the CARICOM Reparations Commission and...
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‘Our Door of Return’ African Diaspora Economic Forum

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This year 2019 is significant as it marks 400 years since the first documented ship anchored the shores of...

The SpectacleAnd Special Function of Black Forgiveness

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — Clearly, there are important lessons we may sadly learn from the spectacle of Black forgiveness...
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Young Jamaican senator makes ‘inappropriate’ comments in parliament about breast cancer · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Emma Lewis / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Breast cancer public art. Photo by Steve Snodgrass,...

India’s Apex Court Halts Tree Felling in Mumbai Amid Protests · Global Voices

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Source of original article: Vishal Yashoda / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). A metro rail depot of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) proposed...

Fannie Lou Hamer Died of Untreated Breast Cancer

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Julianne Malveaux — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. ...

A burqa controversy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan · Global Voices

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Source of original article: R Umaima Ahmed / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Girls in a school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Image via...

Where Did We Come From? And who was there in the first place?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Heather Gray, Justice Initiative — Preface This will be the beginning of a series about where we came from and/or...

Vitriolic response to art exhibit tests the limits of freedom of speech in Japan...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Source of original article: Nevin Thompson / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Statue of a Korean “comfort woman” from the cancelled “After...

400 years later, America still has so much to learn about its racial history

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture near the Washington Monument in 2016. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington...

Cinema and new laws bring greater acceptance and visibility for Vietnamese transgenders  · Global...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Source of original article: Filip Noubel / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Le Anh Phong, the main character of the movie Find...
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The Sexual Assault and Exploitation of Enslaved Men in America

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Freedman. Artist: John Quincy Adams Ward. 1863 By Thomas A. Foster, History News Network — Editor’s note: This is an...
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Homage to Fannie Lou Hamer: Womanist, Warrior and Way-Opener

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Maulana Karenga — This is a profoundly respectful re-remembering and raising up, an offering of word and water in...
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America’s last slave ship could offer a case for reparations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Jay Reeves, Associated Press — MOBILE, Ala. — Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that...
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Georgetown students protest, demanding action on reparations for descendants of enslaved people

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Students at Georgetown University have called on the school to create a fund to help descendants of enslaved people...
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Haiti protesters ask the international community to stop supporting their president

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A police officer aims his weapon after demonstrators calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise broke through their...