Over 100 Organizations, Community Leaders Demand FCC Investigate Decades of Racism In Media Policies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterWASHINGTON — On Monday, more than 100 organizations and community leaders called on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate the...

The bolero is declared cultural heritage of the Cuban Nation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By teleSUR — The bolero as a musical genre was born in the city of Santiago de Cuba in 1883 and spread...

Senate Democrats Unveil Compromise Bill On Voting Rights

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube WASHINGTON — A group of eight Senate Democrats introduced new voting rights legislation Tuesday after reaching a compromise with moderate...

Honoring 50 Year Anniversary Of Historic Attica Prison Rebellion

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterMonday marked the 50th anniversary of the violent retaking of Attica, ordered by Governor Nelson Rockefeller, in the wake of...

REVIEW: MANUFACTURING HATE—HOW AFRICA WAS DEMONIZED IN WESTERN MEDIA

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com).  MANUFACTURING HATEHOW AFRICA WAS DEMONIZED IN WESTERN MEDIAAuthor: Milton AllimadiDubuque, IA, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2021, 142pReviewed By: Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja In his...

Cuba’s census, skin color and social analysis

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Esteban Morales Domínguez — Although it still causes many prejudices, misunderstandings and challenges, there is no choice but to pay attention...

21st Century Revolution: Through Higher Love, Racial Justice and Democratic Cooperation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Book CoverOver the past few years I’ve put together a book with the name, 21st Century Revolution: Through Higher Love,...

LAPD Using “Extensive” Social Media Surveillance With Little Oversight

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: ACLUTwitterThe Los Angeles Police Department authorizes its officers to engage in extensive surveillance of social media without internal monitoring of...

Accords de Conakry pour une sortie de crise en Guinée Bissau (texte intégral)

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Niger: Increasing Number of Children Killed, Recruited By Armed Groups

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeIncreasing numbers of children are being killed and targeted for recruitment by armed groups in conflicts raging at Niger’s borders...

Cuba begins vaccinating children as young as two for Covid-19

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Patrick Oppmann, CNN — The Cuban government has begun to vaccinate children as young as two years old for COVID-19, the...

Democrats Seeking Funding To Address America’s Ongoing Violence Pandemic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterWASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), along with Reps. Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Barbara Lee...

First Texas Came For Abortion Rights. Now It’s Voting Rights.

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube While most eyes were focused on Texas’s illegal abortion ban, the Lone Star State continued its assault on the Constitution...

Guinea: Opposition Leader Returns Home From Exile

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A Guinean opposition leader who left the country ten months ago returned to the capital Conakry on Saturday, almost a...

Queen and royal family support Black Lives Matter movement, says senior aide

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Kenneth Olisa, the first Black lord-lieutenant of London, told Britain’s Channel 4 that race had become a “hot conversation topic” among...

Louis Armstrong Used As “Trojan Horse” By CIA In Congo

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTube A new book, White Malice, by author Susan Williams reveals how jazz musician Louis Armstrong unwittingly became party to secret...

Maia Chaka Becomes First Black Woman To Officiate NFL Game

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...

“Bob Marley LEGACY: Rebel Music”

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeYouTube recently premiered "Bob Marley LEGACY: Rebel Music" a documentary just shy of 30 minutes about musical icon and Reggae...

The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens

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...

Book Review: MANUFACTURING HATE–HOW AFRICA WAS DEMONIZED IN WESTERN MEDIA

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com).  MANUFACTURING HATEHOW AFRICA WAS DEMONIZED IN WESTERN MEDIAAuthor: Milton AllimadiDubuque, IA, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2021, 142pReviewed By: Georges Nzongola-NtalajaIn his...

The first Africa/CARICOM Summit was a truly historical event

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com).  Uhuru Kenyatta Co-Chair of the Summit. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this...

Mass Surveillance Being Used To Further Racial Policing, We Must Fight Against It

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: NYC Mayoral OfficeEdward ReedPerpetual Line-Up.orgIn the fight for racial justice, we must protect our privacy. Twenty years after 9/11 and...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s “Black Cop Kid” Debuts On Amazon Sept. 28

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Amazon CoverIn Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Black Cop’s Kid, readers have an inside account and personal history to an American legend, the...

Sri Lanka’s Government Lying About Repression of Tamil People

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeTwitterOakland, CA — On August 27, 2021, the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement on the progress...