Andre Hill Family To Get $10 Million For Unjust Police Killing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized...

Activists Filing Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Voter Suppression Bill

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube TALLAHASSEE , Fl. — On Tuesday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. ET, a coalition of voting rights organizations will host...

Ahmaud Arbery: Lawyers Spar Over Proposed Evidence in Upcoming Case

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Defense attorneys for the Georgia men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery want a judge to allow them to...

Black-Owned Coffee Brand to be Sold in Trader Joe's

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Kahawa 1893 Margaret Nyamumbo has made history as the first Black entrepreneur to have her coffee brand, Kahawa 1893, sold in...

Senate Judiciary Committee Splits Vote on Kristen Clarke Nomination

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Wikimedia Commons (Washington, D.C.) – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday on the nomination of Kristen Clarke...

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors to Testify in Congress Wednesday

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube(Washington, DC) – The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing, Continuing...

NAACP Denounces Brutal Police Beating of Homeless Black Man

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Video Screenshots San Diego Police shown above beating up homeless Black man allegedly for the crime of urinating while Black. Over the...

Achieving Peace With Justice in Israeli Palestinian War Isn’t Impossible

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Twitter “The problem with the Middle East is that you can try to turn your back on it, but it won’t...

U.S. Commission Calls for Recognition of Rojava

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A U.S. commission on religious freedom is calling on the U.S. government to grant formal recognition to the Autonomous Administration of...

Black and Hispanic Americans See Their Origins as Central to Who They Are, Less...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand how Americans think of their own racial and ethnic identities...

At “Swearing-in” Uganda’s Dictator Gen. Museveni Promises Economic Growth With New Lies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dictator Museveni--more empty promises. Photo: Facebook. As the country witnessed Gen. Yoweri Museveni being “sworn-in,” Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb, was turned into...

Five Facts About Police Deception Tactics in Interrogations You Need To Know

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterYouTube The following article, by the Innocence Project's Nigel Quiroz, details some of the deceptive methods (including lying) that police often...

Uganda: Museveni Lectures Western Powers On Democracy And Asks: Who Is The Center Of...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Autocrat Museveni, inspecting guard-of honor as re-elected President for the next five years.“It is comical and laughable that some leaders of...

CARICOM leaders appoint first female Secretary-General

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Jovan Wilson — History was created today when Dr Carla Barnett was appointed as the first female Secretary-General of...

NBA Creates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The NBA has created a new award in honor of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league's all-time leading scorer and a noted...

AAMA Adopts Resolution Supporting End-of-Life Planning

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Facebook Wednesday, Compassion & Choices applauded the African-American Mayors Association (AAMA) and Talladega Mayor Tim Ragland  (above) for adopting a resolution...

QAnon Congresswoman Greene Confronts AOC Outside Congress

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside the House chamber on Wednesday afternoon, the latest of...

Black Lives Matter thought they had Washington’s ear.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Maya King — Nearly one year after protests that rocked America’s cities and helped propel Joe Biden’s ride to...

Analysis: Reform to Police Weapons of War Program Not Working

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union released an analysis of 1033, the federal program through which the U.S. military transfers...

Bashiri Johnson: “My Way Your Way Our Way”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The following is a recently released visual for the song "My Way Your Way Our Way" by percussionist Bashiri Johnson feat....

Colombia protesters’ demands grow in face of police brutality

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Joshua Collins — BOGOTA, Colombia – Juan Carlos Neiva says he is part of “Primero Linea,” the “First Line,” a...

Zambia: Columnist Could Face Sedition Charge for Opinion Piece on Election

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Sishuwa Sishuwa Lusaka, Zambia — Zambian authorities should drop an investigation into newspaper columnist and academic Sishuwa Sishuwa, who is accused...

Pressley’s Push To End Federal Death Penalty Gaining Momentum

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeTwitter Wednesday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) announced that H.R. 262, the Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act of 2021, her bipartisan...

Nathalia Fernández and Maya Wiley Endorse Candidacies of One Another

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Jennifer Blatus THE BRONX - Earlier today, NY Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernández, candidate for Bronx Borough President, and Maya Wiley, candidate for...