Contact tracing can curb gun violence epidemic

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Contact tracing — or the identifying of individuals who have a disease and their contacts — can save lives.  As...

Lebanon ‘fast spiralling out of control’ leaving many destitute and facing starvation, warns Bachelet ...

“Many have lost jobs, seen their life-savings evaporate before their eyes and lost their homes”, underscored High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, urging...

Finding hope in calamity: how UN humanitarians cope on the frontline |

In the first two seasons of Awake At Night, Ms. Fleming (who formerly ran communications at the UN refugee agency UNHCR, and now heads...

An Interview with Changemaker Cecilia Conrad

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cecilia Conrad is that rare individual who can do more work than multiple high-level executives combined, makes it look...

Poet Ocean Vuong on the Art That Made Him

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These Truths: Realizing a New Theatre with Lynn Nottage and Jeremy O. Harris

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). These Truths is a new, limited-run podcast from the PEN World Voices Festival, exploring literature and the deeper truths...

Chicago Anti-Violence Workers Focus On Breaking The Cycle

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chris Patterson couldn’t judge her. She was a mother. She was grieving, but she was also angry. Her son had...

Illinois Holocaust Museum reopens July 15, extends ‘Notorious RBG’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Docent Donna Yates walks near the “Notorious RGB” exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center on...

Hamilton on Disney Plus review: The movie shows how risky the musical is

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). I listened to the Hamilton cast album hundreds of times before I saw the live show. Full-blown...

Shedd Aquarium reopens in Chicago with COVID-19 practices in place

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Bridget Coughlin, President and CEO of the Shedd Aquarium, speaks to the media before their opening on...

Caravans, peace grants and basketball. Finding ways around the pandemic to keep children and...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On Saturday, Aguayo will host a “peace cookout” in Back of the Yards, passing out grill packs...

CSO, Lyric musicians play Independence Day music for listeners in Oak Park

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Conductor Miguel E. Rosario-Vega leads members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera Orchestra during a...

July 4th: Is it worth celebrating America this year?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The head of the statue was then decapitated and perched on top of a spike, and much of the...

This Ethereal Installation is Transforming LaGuardia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “I am always trying to make sculptures that look radical, unlike anything you’ve seen before,” notes Sze, a MacArthur...

Human rights through peacekeeping essential factor in beating coronavirus |

Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, told the Security Council on Tuesday that human rights are central to its mandate to maintain international...

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,...