Mayor Lightfoot announces plan to provide free internet to 100,000 Chicago children after coronavirus...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson listens to the mayor make an announcement to provide free high-speed internet...

Ken Griffin, MacArthur Foundation, others donate millions to boost broadband for Chicago students

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Schools have been closed since March, creating “huge challenges” for students who transitioned to remote learning, Lightfoot said at a...

Chicago Is Bringing Free Internet Access To 100,000 CPS Students – Block Club Chicago

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CHICAGO — When schools abruptly closed for in-class learning in March, teachers and students quickly had to pivot to...

Nikole Hannah-Jones with Brentin Mock (livestream) (6/30) – Town Hall Seattle

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This event has already occurred, check out our calendar for upcoming events Jun 30, 2020 Grist and Town Hall Seattle present Nikole...

Protecting Rights through COVID-19 in Mexico

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Chicago Public Schools students getting high-speed internet through $50 million program

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Roughly 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students will get free access to high-speed internet service over the next...

First feel me, then heal us, Chicago man who knows violence all too well...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). EDITOR’S NOTE: Charles Woodhouse Jr., 25, was born and raised in Auburn Gresham. At 15, he was...

On Nigeria Big Bet: 2019 Annual Report

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A Long Walk Home fights violence against black girls, women

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “A lot of institutions and systems require black women to suffer silently to maintain themselves,” said Salamishah,...

Syria: Top UN officials appeal to donors to help end ‘shocking’ scale of suffering ...

“After nearly a decade of war and economic hardship, the scale of suffering remains shocking”, said Secretary-General António Guterres. The conference received pledges of $5.5...

Professionalizing Street Outreach – MacArthur Foundation

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Independent UN rights experts call for decisive measures to protect ‘fundamental freedoms’ in China...

After having “repeatedly communicated” their concerns, they highlighted the repression of protests and democracy advocacy in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR); impunity...

Opinion | Who Can We Trust With the Nuclear Button? No One

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This is not idle worry. We came close to blundering into nuclear war several times during the Cold War....

Inioluwa Deborah Raji | MIT Technology Review

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The spark that sent Inioluwa Deborah Raji down a path of artificial-intelligence research came from a firsthand realization...

Interview with “Birth Wars” filmmaker Janet Jarman

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). 24 Jun Interview with “Birth Wars” filmmaker Janet Jarman Posted at 11:47h in Journal by Pamela Yates ...

COVID-19 Motivates Policy Overhaul For County Jails In Montana

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Bridging Digital Divide for Chicago Communities

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Women Leading Conservation in the Mekong Region

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Acknowledge and Speak Up on Racism

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How Crisis and Opportunity Are Forcing Change — Inside Philanthropy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Five of the nation’s largest and most storied foundations are expanding their combined grantmaking by nearly $1.7 billion. A...

Lincoln Park Zoo will reopen as part of Phase 4

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Shedd Aquarium will be the first of the big indoor institutions to open up again. On Wednesday,...

What Is Owed: Without Economic Justice, There Can Be No True Equality

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Field Foundation Awards $50K Grants to 11 ‘Leaders for a New Chicago’ | Chicago...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This year, more than 200 Chicago-area residents were nominated to be recognized as Leaders for a New Chicago by...

Police Reforms Must Be Fair and Workable

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In “The Limits of Police Reform” (op-ed, June 12), Rafael A. Mangual asserts that...