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CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER AND VOTE.ORG PARTNER TO HELP FELONS ACCESS THEIR ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Campaign Legal Center (CLC) will partner with Vote.org to reach millions of Americans with past felony convictions by increasing...

LESSONS ABOUT OVERCOMING PERSONALITY PROBLEMS FROM MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.: A PSYCHOLOGIST’S DREAM

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Dr. King. Photo: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons.   As we celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday, many laudatory columns will be...

“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)...

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...

Read the Luanda Leaks documents

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The documents that form the basis of Luanda Leaks...

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,...

As We Work to Prevent War With Iran, It’s Time to End All Our...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon...

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,...

How US Sanctions Have Impacted Iran’s Economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Tensions between the US and Iran have reached a critical mass after Trump authorized the assassination of Iranian general...

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...

Learning From King’s Last Campaign

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). As we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., it’s natural to remember his courageous advocacy for racial...

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...

With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters, Particularly in Mexico

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). NAFTA 2.0 cleared another hurdle on January 16 as the U.S. Senate approved the trade deal with bipartisan support. Officially...

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...

Mapping the Latino electorate 2018

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Analysis: Hispanic voters more engaged in 2018 than in previous midterms, November 2018 More Latinos Have Serious Concerns About...

CPJ, 57 news organizations ask Senate to rethink press restrictions during impeachment

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Bryan Carmody, a breaking news stringer...

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....

Liberals make up plurality of Democratic voters, but growth has slowed

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). About half of Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters (47%) describe their own political views as liberal, including 15% who...

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...

California Debate Over CEO Pay Tax Foreshadows Federal Fight

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). A bill to raise taxes on corporations with large gaps between CEO and worker pay moved forward in the...

Latino Democratic voters place high importance on 2020 presidential election

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). As the first 2020 primaries and caucuses near, the vast majority of Latino registered voters who are Democrats or...

Trump: Make Space Great Again

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). With a stroke of a pen, Donald Trump created an entirely new branch of the armed forces last year....

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...