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    Black America’s Black Wall Street

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vantage Point VignettesComments and Commentary by Dr.  Ron Daniels I finally had the opportunity to visit the historic Greenwood District of Tulsa,...

    You Think Trump Is Bad?

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Poland is supposed to be one of the politically sane places in Europe right now. The far-right Law and Justice Party...

    A Brief History of African American Cuisine

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ashley Sankey, Atlanta History Center — From steaming plates of savory red beans and rice to cake stands overflowing with decadent...

    IOM and Cisco Provide Digital Skills to Displaced Persons and Communities in Northeast Nigeria

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Abuja, 19 June – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Cisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide digital...

    On Juneteenth Let Us Remember, Racial Terror Did Not End with Slavery

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ben Jealous — When Terence Crutcher, a father of four who sang in his church choir, was shot and killed by...

    Protracted Crises in Haiti Drive 60 Per Cent Increase in Displacement since March

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Geneva/ Port-au-Prince, 18 June – Nearly 580,000 people are internally displaced across Haiti, a 60 per cent increase since March, according...

    “Awareness + Action = Change”, Ministry of Health, Wellness and Social Services, UN Migration...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dominica, 13 June – A safer Dominica for all, particularly children, and other vulnerable members of society - the elderly, disabled...

    Spotlight on Chairman Larry Hamm, People’s Organization for Progress (POP), Newark, NJ

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). June 17, 2024 Edition of Vantage Point On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor is joined...

    IOM Director General’s Message on International Day of Family Remittances 2024

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). WHO WE ARE ...

    Nature is For ALL of Us

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Black people face enough barriers to enjoying the outdoors. Self-defeating stereotypes should not be one of them. By Ben Jealous — When Rodney...

    June Late News vs. Relentless Struggle

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr. Maulana Karenga — The celebration of Juneteenth nationally took a new turn in its bid to become a nationally recognized Black...

    Haiti’s Prime Minister Garry Conille officially names his ministry cabinet

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This 14-minister government, overseeing 18 ministries, succeeds Ariel Henry’s administration, which led Haiti following President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination in July 2021. By...

    Lower Remittance Costs from Belgium Would Boost Development in Countries of Origin: IOM Reports

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Brussels, 14 June – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched two new reports on Belgium’s remittances landscape and the...

    Remittance Costs Too High from Belgium: IOM Reports  

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Brussels, 14 June – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched two new reports on Belgium’s remittances landscape and the...

    Ancestry releases records of 183,000 enslaved individuals in America

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The genealogy company has digitized and published 38,000 newspaper articles from between 1788 and 1867—before Black Americans were counted as citizens...

    1,000 Days After School Ban, Afghan Girls Defy Odds and Thrive in Rwanda 

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Geneva/ Rwanda, 14 June – One thousand days since the ban by de facto authorities on Afghan girls from attending secondary...

    Statement from the legal team for the survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre of...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). OKLAHOMA, TULSA — Our clients, Viola “Mother” Fletcher and Lessie Benningfield “Mother” Randle, will file a petition for rehearing with the...

    In Berlin, IOM, International Community Commit to Supporting Ukraine’s Recovery

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Berlin, 13 June – The Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC) concluded in Berlin yesterday with a commitment between the International Organization for Migration...

    Shirley Weber: ‘Godmother of reparations’

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The San Diego Democrat has long been a force in politics, including in the Assembly. But she has achieved near-rock-star status...

    A People’s History⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, a Platform Changes the Culture and a Culture Changes a Platform

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In a new Hulu docuseries based on a 2021 Wired article, a chorus of cultural luminaries discuss the jokes, memes, and...

    Felon in Chief

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Julianne Malveaux — Now that the former President and the candidate for future President has been convicted of thirty-four felonies, he...

    A Special Message From Dr. Ron Daniels on the Crisis in Haiti

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please listen to the important video message above from Dr. Ron Daniels, Founder of the Haiti Support Project. The Haiti Crisis Fund Please...

    Engaging Freedom As Never A Final Fact

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — Our people came into being in the midst of righteous and relentless liberating struggle, and there is...

    A New Era for West African Democracy?

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Mamadou Niang — The presidential election in Senegal on March 25, 2024, was a Landmark moment in the history of West...