After Floyd’s death, a reckoning for immigrant store owners

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Hong Kong: Draft law on national security must comply with rights obligations |

Michelle Bachelet stressed that the draft law for the Special Administrative Region must fully comply with China’s human rights obligations. “Such laws can never be...

Field Museum star Emily Graslie takes you on a prehistoric road trip

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When the Field Museum, the Chicago natural history temple, invited her in to talk, she had 140,000...

Inside the case for defunding police in schools

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the midst of the 1980s war on drugs and in the wake of devastating mass school shootings...

Chicago’s Arab American store owners face reckoning in wake of George Floyd killing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mutasim Odeh fields telephone calls at his clothing and electronics shop, Exclusive, on West 87th Street in Chicago...

Chicago Leaders Creating a More Equitable City

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Field Foundation names its 2020 Leaders for a New Chicago

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Field Foundation named its 2020 Leaders for a New Chicago winners. The $50,000 award is given to...

The Rich Cut Their Spending. That Has Hurt All the Workers Who Count on...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the Manhattan restaurants around Lincoln Center, the tips often rose and fell with the changing playbill. A popular...

Telling ‘the Sweep of 400 Years’

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World Refugee Day: End conflict that drives ‘appalling’ displacement numbers |

In his message to mark World Refugee Day on Saturday, the UN chief also praised those nations and communities hosting refugees and internally displaced...

Juan Salgado Joins MacArthur Board

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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...

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus assistance during pandemic

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). More than 300,000 struggling Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus checks would get $1,000 in cash assistance from...

City to Use $5M in Private Funds to Help Chicagoans Left Out of Federal...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A lone pedestrian crosses the street in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood in May. (WTTW News) Chicagoans who did not get financial...

The two-year fight to stop Amazon from selling face recognition to the police

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). But on Wednesday, June 10, Amazon shocked civil rights activists and researchers when it announced that it would place...

Representative Grants & Impact Investments

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Roadblocks to health care for women during COVID-19 in East Africa · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Nelly Warega / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Editor's note: This story is part of a two-part...

Erica Daniels to exit Victory Gardens after protests

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “Early last week, after listening to the voices of the artists, staff and others in the artistic...

What Police Departments Can Do to Reduce Racial Bias

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jennifer...

The Legal Academy, Episode 4: Danielle Citron – Reason.com

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Here is Episode 4 of The Legal Academy, my new show about law professors.  The guest this week is...

Real Change or More of the Same? Foundation Leaders Look Beyond COVID-19 — Inside...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Peering into the future and predicting trends was once the business of places like the RAND Corporation or writers...

Is it safe to protest during a pandemic?

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Amid COVID-19 and climate change, UNHCR appeals for $186 million for Sahel refugee and...

The appeal, issued Friday in Geneva and Dakar, calls for $97 million in initial requirements for this year, $29 million to implement COVID-19 prevention and response measures...

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Carnegie Corporation was among those that declined to pledge to spend more. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was another....