Ivory Coast and Ghana begin Mass Covid Vaccination Rollouts

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter African countries are starting mass Covid inoculation drives using vaccines supplied through a scheme set up to share doses fairly...

Time for a Reckoning with Big Tech’s Algorithmic Cancel Culture

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This week Polina Vasiliev and I spoke to Mickey Huff, Diablo Valley College history and media studies professor, Director of Project...

Govt. to demolish wetland structures

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Liberian government through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked individuals, firms and residents currently undertaking projects within...

Yemen: IOM Seeks Funding to Assist 5 Million People as Situation in Ma’rib Deteriorates

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Aden – As the conflict in Yemen enters its seventh year, the crisis remains the largest in the world and continues to...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History at WTO

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube Having survived the murky waters of politics in Nigeria, where her mother was kidnapped to send her a message, and...

The Death Penalty: Cost And Public Opinion Support Biden’s Plan To End It

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTube Writer David Dozier argues here that President Joe Biden's plan to end the death penalty is supported by public opinion. A...

Americans put low priority on promoting democracy abroad

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. political leaders have long spoken of America’s commitment to democracy as pivotal to its role in the world,...

What 2020’s Election Poll Errors Tell Us About the Accuracy of Issue Polling –...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). (Pew Research Center) Pew Research Center conducted this study to understand how errors in correctly representing the level of support for Joe...

Pioneering Singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield: “The Black Swan”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Wikimedia Commons Born a slave in 1819 in Natchez, Mississippi, Singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield "The Black Swan" had little reason to...

IOM, Brazil Launch National Survey on Indigenous People from Venezuela

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Brasilia – At least 5,000 indigenous people born in Venezuela have arrived in Brazil since 2016, crossing the two countries’ borders as part...

Governor Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, and Senator Gillibrand’s Silence

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Wikimedia CommonsYouTube The Nation's Alexis Grenell is challenging New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on he relative silence regarding the growing sexual...

Colleges confront their links to slavery and wrestle with how to atone for past...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Calvin Schermerhorn — Colleges and universities across the U.S. have been taking a hard look at their ties to...

IFEL to Host 3rd Annual Women of Color Connecting Summit March 11-25

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Facebook The Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL) is hosting the 3rd Annual Women Of Color Connecting Summit & Celebration (WOCCON 2021),...

How Uganda’s election re-exposed regional faultlines

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

Libya: Erik Prince and Failed Plot to Arm a CIA Asset-Turned-Warlord

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube The Intercept has published an exclusive investigation by reporter Matthew Cole revealing how Erik Prince, the founder of the mercenary...

Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lesotho - The Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) is a UN-led inter-agency partnership that helps countries address disaster and climate risks and...

March 2, WBAI Radio’s Black Star News Show Discusses Scandal At NYC Corrections

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Officer Winkfield in uniform before he was wrongfully locked out. Tune in to “Black Star News Show” on WBAI 99.5FM Radio also...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Leads U.S. Reparations Bill H.R. 40

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Stacy M. Brown — “I think if people begin to associate this legislation with what happened to the descendants of...

Withdrawal of Election Court Challenge By Bobi Wine Opens New Phase In Uganda Liberation...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bobi Wine, presumed winner of the January 14 election. Photo: Facebook After the January 14, 2021 Ugandan presidential elections, Simon Byabakama the...

Ethiopian Military Detains BBC Reporter Translators for AFP and FT

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube In response to Ethiopian military forces’ arrests of at least four journalists and media workers covering the conflict in the...

Yemen: IOM Seeks Funding to Assist Five Million People as Situation in Ma’rib Deteriorates

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Aden – As the conflict in Yemen enters its seventh year, the crisis remains the largest in the world and continues to...

New Evidence Supports Julius Jones’ Claims of Innocence

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube New and compelling evidence has emerged that Julius Jones, a man on death row in Oklahoma since 2002, did not...

Warren’s Wealth Tax Would Have Raised $114 Billion in 2020 from Nation’s 650 Billionaires...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: Institute for Tax PolicyWikimedia Commons America’s billionaires would owe a total of about $114 billion in wealth tax for 2020 if...

Supreme Court to Hear Major Test of Voting Rights Law

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...