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News that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe in order to motivate, challenge, and encourage current and future generations of people of African descent to take initiative and offers guidance to those interested in Africa’s development.

Liverpool street sign plan to highlight city’s slavery links

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Liverpool which now has a slavery museum had become Europe’s number one slave port by the 1740s. Liverpool could introduce...

“LUANDA LEAKS” REPORT: FORMER ANGOLAN PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER CORRUPT, STOLE FROM ANGOLAN PEOPLE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Angola's government is reportedly currently trying to extradite Isabel dos Santos (daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos)...

Partenariats innovants pour le financement du secteur de la santé au Bénin

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Partenariats innovants pour le financement du secteur de la santé au Bénin Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC)...

ON MLK HOLIDAY TRANSPORTATION COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY WORKFORCE INITIATIVE

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, New Flyer of America (the largest bus manufacturer in America) and Transportation Diversity...

Black Americans are deeply pessimistic about the country under Trump

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Vanessa Williams, Dan Balz and Scott Clement — President Trump made a stark appeal to black...

Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains de l’Année 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Annonce des vingt (20) lauréats du Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes  Entrepreneurs Africains de l’Année...

Liberating the precolonial history of Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Plaque depicting warrior and attendants (16th-17th century), Edo peoples, Benin kingdom, Nigeria. Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New...

Learning from Tubman, King, and Stevenson

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). All of them returned to the South’s frontline struggle for racial justice. By R. Drew Smith — In 2020, January remembrances...

REMEMBERING DR. KING: THE 1957 “GIVE US THE BALLOT” SPEECH

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). In Dr. Martin Luther King's “Give Us the Ballot” Address--at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, on May 17, 1957,...

Colloque international Mgr Robert Sastre

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Des indépendances africaines à l’ère du renouveau démocratique : la figure de Mgr Robert Sastre Télécharger tout le programme...

January 20th Martin Luther King Holiday Edition of Vantage Point

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Vantage Point Radio January 20, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor...

NEW YORK CONGRESSWOMAN VELASQUEZ: LACK OF DIVERSITY HURTING INVENTION, INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). This week, the House Small Business Committee under Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) held a hearing examining the issue of...

LEHMAN CENTER HOSTS PUERTO RICO RELIEF CONCERT TONIGHT FEATURING PUERTO RICAN MUSICIANS

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts will host a Puerto Rico earthquake relief concert on Friday, Jan. 17,...

2019 IBW21 Black Family Summit Retreat Summation and Highlights

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). IBW’s Black Family Summit, an umbrella grouping of some two dozen Black professional organizations, held a recent retreat in...

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL JAMES LEADS FIGHT AGAINST IMMIGRATION ARRESTS AT STATE COURTHOUSES

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a coalition of 14 attorneys general in continuing efforts to halt...

FORMER LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD BOXING CHAMPION “SWIFT” JARRETT HURD WILL BE FEATURED IN UPCOMING...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Former unified 154-pound champion "Swift" Jarrett Hurd shared his thoughts on his ring return taking place Saturday, January 25...

Certificat en analyse et en évaluation des politiques publiques (CAEP)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Accédez aux conditions à remplir pour suivre la formation : Source of original article: Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) / University...

HOUSE DEMOCRATS DENOUNCE BETSY DEVOS’ DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION “BORROWERS DEFENSE RULE”

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). This week, Congressional Democrats voted to block the Betsy Devos Department of Education's "Borrowers Defense Rule," which has had...

SVG has ‘no geo-political axe to grind’: UN envoy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN, I. Rhonda King addresses Flag Planting Ceremony on assumption of...

REMEMBERING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: 1964 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). On Monday, the nation will commemorate the life of one of America's greatest patriots: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTRAL BANK WILL HOST FOURTH ANNUAL GROWTH AND RESILIENCE FORUM IN ST....

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in collaboration with Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and The World...

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL’S ‘CITIES RISE’ INITIATIVE WILL AWARD $8 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR HOUSING...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Attorney General Letitia James today announced over $8 million in grant awards as part of the Cities for Responsible...

Celebrity Cruises: Everything you Need to Know before you Hop On

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Photo: Wikimedia Commons  The brand was started in 1989, where it had only one ocean liner that too refurbished. Now,...

Jan 20: London Protest Against Violent Attacks On Democratic Opposition By Western-Backed Tyrant Gen....

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Hail to the tyrant! Gen. Museveni. Photo: Presidential Press Unit (PPU)  When: 20 JAN 2020 Time: 12:00 - 18:00 Where: London. Assemble...