Reap what we sow: Trevor Paglen’s new flower works take an allegorical view of...

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Holding the Prosecutor’s Office Accountable

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Iran: ‘Secret execution’ of champion wrestler ‘deeply disturbing’ – UN rights experts |

The Special Rapporteurs raised the alarm on Monday that Navid Afkari’s execution marks the latest in a series of death penalty sentences handed down...

Students continue push toward Chicago History Museum exhibit focused on Latino history

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jair Ramirez remembers how his mother pointed out places in Pilsen where the late Mexican singer Joan...

This Week, Octavia Butler Made the New York Times Best Sellers’ List

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Science Fiction writer Octavia Butler poses for a photograph near some of her novels at University Book Store in...

Review: ‘Just Us: An American Conversation,’ by Claudia Rankine

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). From the August 1897 issue: W. E. B. DuBois’s “Strivings of the Negro People” A lot has happened since 2014,...

Pullman National Monument: Politicians, labor leaders mark progress

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When Teri Gage walked through the historic Clock Tower at the Pullman National Monument in February “there...

Renovation of historic clocktower will help put Pullman — and Chicago’s far South Side...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The remarkable progress being made of late in Chicago’s Pullman community is an encouraging sign for the...

The Smallest Lights in the Universe

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   by Jeff FoustTuesday, September 8, 2020 The Smallest Lights in the Universe:...

Just Action: A Commitment to Racial Justice

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Meet This Year’s WIRED25: People Who Are Making Things Better

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In 2016, Gebru was shocked to count only “about five Black people” out of an estimated 5,500 attendees at...

Recognizing—and Closing—the Oxygen Access Gap

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On Labor Day, supporters optimistic about completing Pullman National Monument work: ‘A game changer...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Barack Obama embraces Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Feb. 19, 2015, before speaking about the designation of Chicago's...

MacArthur Foundation Invests $1.6M in Equitable COVID Tech

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Annenberg Innovation Lab Announces 2021 Civic Media Fellows

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Scrutinizing Plea Bargains – MacArthur Foundation

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Living our Values through Measurement: Measuring Progress and Context

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Just Us — truths about race and the pain of silence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At the White House in the late 1960s, singer and actress Eartha Kitt told Lady Bird Johnson what she...

Howard Gardner on His Theory of Multiple Intelligences and Lessons for COVID-19 Era

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The education world gets obsessed sometimes with trying to come up with ways to measure smarts. But today we’re...

Monet exhibit at Art Institute showcases Chicago collectors’ troves

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Few artists in history have attained the enduring, near-universal acclaim of Claude Monet. The French Impressionist’s paintings...

Vanity Fair’s September 2020 Issue: Guest-Edited by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Marjon Carlos The journalist and public speaker spoke with CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Christopher John Rogers about what it means to...

Jesmyn Ward on Her Husband’s Death and Grief During COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two months later, I squinted at a video of a gleeful Cardi B chanting in a singsong voice: Coronavirus,...

Chicago Children’s Theatre Launching Drive-In Show Of ‘Beatrix Potter and Friends’ In October –...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). WEST LOOP — With theater productions at a standstill because of coronavirus, Chicago Children’s Theatre is turning its fall production...

Attacks on journalists are attacks on all civil society: UN rights chief |

Speaking at an event in support of press freedom in Geneva, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights noted that around 1,000 journalists have been killed...