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...

Second International Forum on Migration Statistics calls for more evidence-based dialogue

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Cairo – “I have put migration data at the centre of my vision for IOM, and have committed to strengthening the Organization’s...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Migrant Returnees Turn to Mobile Money in Sudan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Khartoum – To get around the shortage of cash in Sudan, Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN has partnered with the...

Whether Bernie Said it Or Not, A Woman Sadly Can’t Beat Trump

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Earl Ofari Hutchinson — Whether Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told rival Elizabeth Warren that a woman couldn’t beat...

Bernie and Elizabeth Spat: Making Trump’s Day

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Ted Glick — The best line I’ve seen since the story broke a couple days ago about the Elizabeth...

‘I’m A Strong Co-Sponsor’ Of HR 40

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Image source: The Moguldom Nation By Dana Sanchez, The Moguldom Nation — Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker have said they support...

San Francisco needs to establish a reparations fund

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). The Rev. Amos Brown (left) speaks at a City Hall rally. Photo: Katy Raddatz / The Chronicle By Rev. Amos...

IOM Calls on EU Council Presidency to Support a Comprehensive, Long-Term Vision on Migration

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Brussels – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) encouraged Croatia to use its six-month tenure at the helm of...

IOM, Partners Relocate Hundreds of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Gambella – The International Organization for Migration, IOM, has assisted 700 South Sudanese refugees with onward transportation to the...

Black Britons Know Why Meghan Markle Wants Out

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has been persistently subjected to comments in the British media about her race. (Samir Hussein,...

Haiti Faces Difficult Questions Ten Years After a Devastating Earthquake

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Mourners carry a cross in Port-au-Prince, in January, 2019, to honor the victims of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated...

Nearly 1,000 Migrants Returned to Libya in the First Two Weeks of 2020: IOM

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Geneva – At least 953 migrants, among them 136 women and 85 children, have been returned to Libyan shores in...

Evanston Reparations panel looks toward expansion

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Bill Smith, Evanston Now — With a documentary video crew from New York recording the session, Evanston’s City Council...

Heartbreak as Women and Children Perish in Migrant Shipwreck

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). Çeşme, Western Turkey – “I saw some light of hope in people’s eyes hoping that their children or wives...

CARICOM fiddles while Haiti explodes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Ambassador Curtis A. Ward — Approximately 20 years since its last hearing on Haiti, the U.S. Congress is now...

SVG begins ‘historic journey’ on UN Security Council

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves (sixth from left), Foreign Minister, Sir Louis Straker...

Bedding Down and Mad-Maxing With Trump

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Dr. Maulana Karenga — It is an irony of history and a tragedy for the world that before we...

Understanding the Division Between African Americans and Africans

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.globaldiasporanews.net). By Dwayne Wong (Omowale) — The slave trade not only physically separated African Americans and Africans, but it created a...