Multnomah County awarded $2 million grant to reduce its jail population, improve pre-trial services

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Multnomah County has received a $2 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to help...

European Leaders Urge UN Action on Arms Control

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Members of the European Leadership Network signed a group statement calling for focus on arms control and nuclear...

Sub-Saharan Africa faces grave hunger challenges in 2020: UN food relief agency

According to the WFP 2020 Global Hotspots Report, millions of people in Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central Sahel region...

Opinion | The Ideas That Won’t Survive the Coronavirus

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We are not yet at the halfway point of our drama. We have barely made it to the end...

Nonprofit News Outlets

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Nonprofit news sites are cropping up around the U.S., often with the mission of filling in gaps left by...

The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

In this comprehensive reference and background book, Dr. Roland Holou (www.RolandHolou.com) highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across...

Chicago Tribune – We are currently unavailable in your region

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged...

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...

COVID-19: UN agencies warn against rising hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean |

The study by the UN’s office for the region, known by the acronym ECLAC, and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), proposes 10 measures...

Parsons Illustration Professor Lauren Redniss Brings Innovative Graphic Narrative Class Online

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Illustration Professor Lauren Redniss has assigned students...

Equity for Entrepreneurs of Color

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This community library is changing the chaos narrative in Haiti’s Cité Soleil · Global...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Joseph W. Alliance / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Cité Soleil, an impoverished area in the Haitian...

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,...

Art Institute ‘Pure Drawing’ exhibition showcases works by Degas, Cézanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Pollock, Boucher,...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A small group of collectors and benefactors has made a huge impact on the Art of Institute...

SERAP urges re-visitation of power sector casesNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the authorities to re-visit and fast-track prosecution of all corruption cases...

Kristen Mack Named Managing Director of Communications

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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...

WhatsApp Says Israeli Firm Used Its App in Spy Program

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NSO Group has said in the past that it limits the sale of hacking tools to governments with poor...

El Greco exhibit at Art Institute celebrates Greek master’s grandest work

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In visitor surveys the Art Institute of Chicago has conducted in recent years, El Greco scored surprisingly...

In ‘Eurydice,’ a Black Gay Man’s Voice Moves the Gods and Opera World

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In ancient mythology, Orpheus was a musician whose beautiful voice and lyrical talent convinced the gods to return...

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...

A Leading Arts Funder Reflects on its First Round of Participatory Grantmaking — Inside...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Last year, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation revised its grantmaking approach with an eye toward better...

A pandemic, planetary reckoning, and a path forward

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In addition to great concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm also disappointed. For more than half a century, scientists...

Supporting Creative Collaborations – MacArthur Foundation

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