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    Eric Mathew Gairy was not a champion of Grenada’s independence.

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Lennie Fleary — After I wrote about Eric Matthew Gairy of Grenada, someone told me Gairy had brought independence to Grenada,...

    Advocates decry what is lost as the teaching of Black history faces growing restraints

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Cheyanne M. Daniels, The Hill — Advocates are sounding the alarm about growing pushes from conservative-led states to downplay the impact...

    The MAGA enemies list is growing, and so are the odds that you’re on...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Svante Myrick, The Hill — As the Republican primaries slog toward the climax of a likely Trump nomination, I can’t help thinking...

    Civilians in Gaza in extreme peril while the world watches on: Ten requirements to...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee New York/Geneva/Rome, 21 February – In the less than five months that followed the...

    14 wrecked slavers’ ships are identified in Bahamas

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Largest cluster of sunken vessels from the 18th and 19th centuries have been identified, bearing ‘silent witness’ to the colonial past. By...

    Strengthening Global Cooperation Vital in Addressing Climate-Induced Migration: IOM

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nairobi/ Geneva, 26 February – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling for strengthened global cooperation in addressing climate-induced migration...

    IOM, Panasonic Forge Strategic Partnership to Advance Rights of Migrant Workers in Supply Chains

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Read in Japanese   Tokyo, 26 February – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Panasonic Holdings Corporation have signed a Global Framework...

    Navalny and Assange: In the Shadows of Eagles

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In the late evening of February 16, I was standing on the other side of the iron fence that surrounds the...

    Appeal for USD 112 Million for Migrants along the Eastern and Southern Africa Routes

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Geneva/ Nairobi, 23 February – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and 27 partners are appealing for USD 112 million to...

    Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee – Civilians in Gaza in extreme...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York/Geneva/Rome, 21 February – In the less than five months that followed the brutal 7 October attacks and the ensuing...

    Palestine Lights the Way Forward

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). When the first World Social Forum was held in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, it was meant as a counterpoint to...

    Fulton County Reparations Task Force moves forward with researching historical racial injustice

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Fulton County is moving ahead with studying reparations for descendants of people who were enslaved or lived under Jim Crow laws...

    Millions Assisted, Millions More Still in Need Two Years into Ukraine War, Says IOM 

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Geneva/ Kyiv, 22 February – Two years since the escalation of the war in Ukraine, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

    IOM Director General’s Statement to the 114th Session of the IOM Council

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Excellencies, members of our Council, honoured guests, IOM colleagues and friends. Today is the fifty-seventh day...

    21 truths and myths about the Transatlantic Slave Trade

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Transatlantic Slave Trade lasted for more than 400 years. By Candace McDuffie, The Root — The legacy of slavery still has modern-day...

    IOM Director General's Message: The Ukraine War Two Years On

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). IOM Director General's Message: The Ukraine War Two Years On mgoloy 20 Feb 2024 Speaker Type ...

    IOM, EU, Sweden Launch Drive to Protect Migrant Worker Rights in Asia

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Bangkok, 21 February – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) together with the European Union (EU) and the Government of Sweden...

    After inheriting ancestral land, these Black families are defying the odds to keep it

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Patrice Gaines, NBC News — A street sign on a dirt road leading up to a large plot of land in...

    We Remember Malcolm X and His Mother Louise Norton Little

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). February 19, 2024Black History Month Edition of Vantage Point On this Black History Month edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels...

    Zimbabwe: Opposition figure Job Sikhala receives 9 months prison sentence.

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Job Sikhala, a prominent Zimbabwean opposition figure, has been fined and given a nine-month suspended prison sentence for disseminating false information...

    Haiti on brink of civil war, Dominican Republic warns

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Haiti on brink of civil war, Dominican Republic warns Source: AFP — Haiti is on the verge of civil war, and if the...

    Haitian gangs’ growing funds, arsenals challenge planned intervention -report

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Sarah Morland, Reuters — Haitian gangs are increasingly economically autonomous, a Geneva-based criminal research group warned, using funds coerced from private...

    Public note on the evolution of the country’s crisis from the BSA

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By the Monitoring Office of the Montana Accord (BSA) — The Monitoring Office of the Accord 30th August (BSA) notes the failure...

    The right to protest is in peril at the Supreme Court

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An anonymous cop believes civil rights organizer DeRay Mckesson is liable for injuries suffered in a 2016 Black Lives Matter demonstration—but...