Prisons and Jails Remain Hotspots for Spreading COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Valda Crowder says prisons and jails remain dangerous for spreading COVID-19. What happens in prison does not stay in...

Peter Beinart’s One-State Call Earns Praise of Israel-Hater Linda Sarsour

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While widely panned by mainstream commenters, US Jewish journalist Peter Beinart’s New York Times op-ed earlier this week in...

Gillibrand To Congress: Provide COVID-19 Relief Funding for NY Hospitals

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on Congress to provide financial relief to hospitals struggling to stay afloat due to...

Park Police Denounced for “Stonewalling” on Bijan Ghaisar’s Killing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). House Democrats are decrying police "stonewalling" on killing of Iranian-American Bijan Ghaisar. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congressman Don Beyer...

World Population Day: ‘No time to waste’ in empowering women |

“It is deepening existing inequalities and vulnerabilities, particularly for women and girls”, said Secretary-General António Guterres.  “With many countries on lockdown and health systems struggling...

Kenneth Marcus Steps Down From Top US Education Department Civil Rights Post

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kenneth Marcus announced on Thursday he was stepping down from his position as assistant secretary for civil rights at...

Mau Mau Fighter, Museum to Shed Light on Colonial Abuses

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kenyan Mau Mau veteran Gitu Wa Kahengeri has lived to tell his story about fighting British colonialism. Nearing 100, Gitu...

Report: TikTok Removes Group of Videos That Mocked Holocaust Victims

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The TikTok social media network has deleted a group of videos using an antisemitic song that garnered more than...

House Democrats to Republican Senate: Pass George Floyd Policing Act!

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). House Democrats are calling on the Mitch McConnell Senate to pass the George Floyd Policing Act. Today, Judiciary Committee Chairman...

Syria: Authorization to continue lifesaving cross-border aid remains in limbo |

Meeting via video-teleconference on Friday, the Council took up a draft resolution – presented by Belgium and Germany – that would have kept humanitarian...

Russia, China Veto Syria Aid Via Turkey for Second Time This Week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Russia and China vetoed a last-ditch attempt by Western members of the UN Security Council to extend approval —...

Caribbean Countries Want Reparations for Slavery—With Apology

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and Caribbean countries to European countries: you owe us Reparations along with an apology. Barbados...

UNESCO calls on Turkey to preserve ‘universal value’ of Hagia Sophia |

The majestic building was founded around 1,500 years ago as a cathedral and is widely regarded as the foremost example of Byzantine Christian architecture...

Online Fashion Retailer SHEIN Apologizes, Removes Swastika Necklace From Sale Following Outrage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Online fashion brand SHEIN issued an apology on Friday “to everyone we’ve offended” for selling a swastika necklace that...

NAACP: Zuckerberg Isn’t Addressing White Supremacy on Facebook

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The NAACP and a broad coalition of organizations say Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is not addressing hateful content and white...

News in Brief 10 July 2020 |

This is the News in Brief from the United Nations. Wildlife crime affects us all by bringing animal pathogens closer to humans: UN report Endangered pangolins...

Wildlife crime putting environment and health at risk: UN report |

The World Wildlife Crime Report 2020 outlines how trafficking in some wild species, which are then butchered and sold illegally, can increase the transmission...

NYC Public Advocate: Excuses for Recent Gun Violence Unacceptable

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NYC Public Advocate spoke out against the excuses being made for recent gun violence spike. Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams...

US Sets One-Day Record With More Than 60,500 COVID Cases

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). More than 60,500 new COVID-19 infections were reported across the United States on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally,...

Huawei Music in collabo with SA stars – CAJ News Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ...

The Current Turmoil Offers An Opportunity for U.S. Renewal

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Former Indiana Congressman Lee H. Hamilton says current crisis is also time of opportunity. A few weeks ago, The New...

Memorial Dedicated to Albanians Who Rescued Jews During Holocaust: ‘An Inspiring Story of Humanity,...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A memorial to Albanians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, established jointly by the US and Albania, was dedicated...

Black Latinos Now Confronting Racism in Latino Communities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Latino communities are now confronting racism against Black Latinos. Amid national dialogue about racism after the recent killings of George...

Jewish Leaders Hopeful After European Court of Justice Hearing on Belgian Religious Slaughter Ban

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Community leaders said they were hopeful after a hearing on a ban on kosher and halal slaughter enacted by...