Social media goes blue for Sudan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Source of original article: Amanda Lichtenstein / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Thousands turn profiles blue in solidarity with Sudan's uprising#BlueForSudan artwork by...

Understanding Incarceration and COVID-19 – MacArthur Foundation

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Genius Scout | Wellesley Magazine

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cecilia Conrad ’76 pores over reams of files of extraordinary writers, scientists, teachers, and entrepreneurs, creative people who’ve set...

The world must not be ‘neutral’ on enforced disappearances  |

“Impunity is a distinctive trait of most enforced disappearances, and it has a multiplying effect, generating additional suffering and anguish for the victims and...

Belarus: UN chief following post-election developments ‘with great concern’ |

Protests broke out overnight in the capital, Minsk, and other cities, ahead of preliminary results announced on Monday, which showed longtime President Alexander Lukashenko...

Let’s invest in black women

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Community activist and visual artist Tonika Johnson uses photographs to tell the story of Chicago’s racial segregation.  Johnson’s art explores...

Literary Remembrance: Homage to Guy Davenport – Brilliance Worth Savoring

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Vince Czyz The fifteenth anniversary of the death of a grievously neglected American writer whom critics almost universally acclaim...

Security Council urged to find political way forward in Syria

His appeal was made against the backdrop of the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in the northwest, where an ongoing military offensive has uprooted nearly...

Top 100: What Sets Them Apart?

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Big Philanthropy Faces a Reckoning, Too

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Michael Bloomberg at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016, in New York City. (Ron Galella /...

The Lack of Housing Options for At-Risk Young Men

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Supporting Artists and Arts and Culture Organizations During the Pandemic

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Major 1 Appoints Apostle Felixosis the National Pastor of ECG Zimbabwe and Sends Him...

After successfully growing ECG Church in Bulawayo from a few members to more than 4,000 congregants in less than a year, Apostle Felixosis has been reappointed as the National Pastor of ECG Church in Zimbabwe and commissioned to launch a new ECG branch in Harare.

Giordano Dance owns jazz dance for Chicago, with a new debut and ‘Can’t Take...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chu first worked with GDC in 2016, with his dance “Divided Against” pressing these all-go-no-quit jazz dancers to...

Climate Solutions Big Bet: 2019 Annual Report

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Challenging the Spread of Racism During COVID-19

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Ethanol and electric vehicle advocates merging on fuel plan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After years of fighting their own policy battles, ethanol and electric vehicle advocates are...

Data for Black Lives

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Data for Black Lives seeks to mobilize scientists around racial justice issues. Over the last year, Milner and Mason-Brown...

To This Group, Labor Is More Than a ‘White Man Who Works in a...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Consuelo Perez, a nanny who is part of the Dominican Development Center, an affiliate of N.D.W.A. in Massachusetts, feels...

Predictive policing algorithms are racist. They need to be dismantled.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The problem lies with the data the algorithms feed upon. For one thing, predictive algorithms are easily skewed by...

Chicago Police Department to expand neighborhood policing initiative

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Chicago Police Department is expanding a community policing program that seeks to have officers build genuine...

Maternal Health and Coronavirus – MacArthur Foundation

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Helping Small Businesses Recover from COVID-19

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Chicago homicide rate in 2020 driven by gang shifts, COVID, unemployment, George Floyd despair

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Both CPD and outreach groups say an acceleration of gang splintering that long predated the virus has also made...