Mayor Ras J. Baraka • Launch of Listening Line for First Responders & Essential...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vantage Point Radio July 6, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor...

Protest to Demand Removal of Francis Eppes’ Statue from FSU Campus

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Francis Eppes. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Saturday, July 4, 2020, the Florida State University (FSU) chapter of Students for a...

Bowman Calls for Universal Basic Income as Unemployment Rises

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jamaal Bowman recently delivered a stunning defeat against Eliot Engel in NY-16 district race. With an additional 1.4 million Americans...

Seven Mali Soldiers Killed in Suspected Jihadists Ambush

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Jihadist warfare in West Africa, unleashed after Libya's takeover, continued in a Thursday attack in Mali. Seven government soldiers were...

Rep. Bobby Scott: ‘Moving Forward Act’ Critical for Educational Equity

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). House Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2,...

Panamanians, Migrants Closer to Health Services, Better Coexistence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Panama City – The project was called “Strengthening Communities for Primary Health Care,” implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

What Is The Fourth Of July To George Floyd?: Why Frederick Douglass’ Classic Speech...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Frederick Douglass. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The great freedom fighter Frederick Douglass was invited to deliver a speech at Rochester's...

Way Forward: In Addition To Justice We Will Need Reconciliation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Filmmaker, attorney, and entrepreneur Jason Green. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and far too many other Black bodies...

United Nations in West and Central Africa Concerned Over Increased Vulnerabilities of Migrants Amid...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dakar – The Regional United Nations Network on Migration together with the Regional UN-SDG COVID-19 Executive Committee in West and...

Mandela 8 Charity: We Must Bring “Hope and Healing” to Communities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police...

Book Excerpt #3: “The Roots of Racism in American Policing”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ahmaud Arbery fought for his life before white supremacy took it. Author's note: For several weeks before the emergence of...

Sudan Prepares to Receive Returning Nationals

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Khartoum – The Government of Sudan last month began facilitating the return home of the first of an estimated 15,000...

Sanders Calls for 10 Percent Cut in Pentagon Budget

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke on the Senate floor to advocate for amendments he introduced to the National...

CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will convene a virtual media engagement on July 6 to update the media on...

“What About Her?” Police Brutality Rally to be Held Friday

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). "What About Her?" police brutality press conferencerally being held in New York today. The Justice for Women Task Force, community...

IOM-UN Migration Agency, Mission to Moldova Issues First Rapid Diaspora Survey Report Looking into...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Chisinau – Remittances to Moldova are falling dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as migrants lose overseas jobs and return home,...

Miami Officer’s Assault on Black Woman Being Investigated Say Officials

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Miami-Dade police officer Antonio Clemente Rodriguez has been "relieved of his duties" after video emerged of him punching a...

Institute of The Black World Establishes Helpline for Essential Workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) announced that the Black Family Summit, which the organization convenes,...

Black Businessman Ebbie Parsons and Netflix’s $100 Million Lending Agreement

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). AJC: "Yardstick Management, founded by Ebbie Parsons in 2012, has been consulting with Netflix for months on how...

A Divided World Struggles With Covid-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). One threat, divided response: A close relationship between World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Chinese President Xi...

Belgian king expresses ‘regrets’ over colonial past in Congo

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Protesters vandalised a statue of former Belgian King Leopold II at the Africa Museum, in Tervuren, near Brussels, earlier...

Caribbean: COVID-19 Hurting Tourism Dependent Island Economies

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ffryes Beach, Antigua. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a major unexpected economic blow for the Caribbean. In 2019 most of the...

No Propaganda: Corporate Media Shouldn’t Serve as Public Relations Firms for the Police

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   On June 1, I wrote a commentary with 10 suggested policy changes--most are not new-- that must be instituted...

Reparations need to be part of the conversation about racial justice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A woman takes part in a rally to mark Juneteenth on June 19 in San Francisco. (Vivian Lin/AFP/Getty Images) Police...