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African Diaspora in Barbados (Caribbean) – Dr. Sir Hilary McDonald Beckles

African Diaspora in Barbados (Caribbean). Chairman of the Caribbean Community Commission on Reparation and Social Justice, Chancellor of the University of the West...

Dr. Barryl A. Biekman – African Diaspora in Suriname (South America), and in the...

Chair of the African European Women's Movement ‘Sophiedela’; President of the Pan-African Strategic and Policy Group

Black Mexicans finally get respect and recognition from Mexico

Afro-Mexicans have been in the North American country since the 16th century but are now getting respect from the Mexican government which just created...

Dr. Edvaldo Mendes (Zulu) Araújo – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

President of Palmares Cultural Foundation at the Ministry of Culture in Bahia (Brazil). Specialist in Politics and Culture.

Dr. Júlio Cesar de Souza Tavares – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the Federal University of Fluminense in Brazil, Board Member of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora

Read the final speech MLK delivered on this day before he was assassinated in...

  On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech just a day before he was assassinated at a Memphis hotel. Living...

Dr. Christiane Taubira – African Diaspora in French Guiana (South America) and in France...

Well known for the “Taubira Law” Voted by the French Republic to Recognize that the Transatlantic Slave Trade is a Crime Against Humanity.

Dr. Zélia Amador de Deus – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Professor at the Federal University of Pará/UFPA. President of the Brazilian Association of Black Researchers

The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

In this comprehensive reference and background book, Dr. Roland Holou (www.RolandHolou.com) highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across...
The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

Outstanding Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

African leaders who have brought about enormous and rare progress that would have been impossible without their leadership, including economic and political development of Africa and its Diaspora

Black Inventors – The Complete List of Genius Black American (African American) Inventors, Scientists...

Countless important contributions to STEM have come from genius Black Americans. They range from revolutionary cancer research to the humble ice cream scoop. Genius Black Americans have overcome hardship and in some cases tragedy, to lead stellar careers and help make the world a better place to live. These have ranged from groundbreaking research into cancer treatment to the invention of the humble ice cream scoop. Black inventors, scientists, engineers have discovered many revolutionary and life-changing inventions that have led to some amazing breakthroughs. Discrimination, corruption and other painful socio-cultural factors in human history have caused many other black inventions, and names of their inventors to be lost and forgotten forever. Here is a list of genius Black American Inventors and their remarkable discoveries that impacted the world with their inspiring personal stories.

The Transatlantic Slave Trade: 500 Years Later the Diaspora Still Suffers

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in...

Dr. Silvio Humberto dos Passos Cunha – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Steve Biko Cultural Institute. Member of the Economic and Social Development Council of the State of Bahia (Brazil).
Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager, the World's #1 International Diaspora Engagement Social Media Network Platform (www.DiasporaEngager.com), by Courtesy of Dr. Roland Holou. © All Rights reserved.

Gullah people embrace culture amid new challenges in the most African place in America

Nathaniel Cary, The Greenville NewsPublished 6:30 a.m. ET Feb. 4, 2019 Zenobia Harper, a Gullah Geechee woman from Georgetown, S.C., recites a poem in the...

A Century Later, a Little-Known Mass Hanging of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us

By James Jeffrey Sixty-three black soldiers were represented by one lawyer in the largest court martial in U.S. history, the first of three that followed the Houston...

Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Exclusive: As the world ignores the ignominious 500th anniversary of the buying and selling of slaves between Africa and the Americas, historians uncover its first horrific voyages

Why and How the Global Diaspora Should Advocate for the Development of their Nations

Each country should have advocacy centers where they should be training and educating their diaspora in helping them carry their developmental agendas. Governmental agencies (e.g. consulates and embassies) should be highly involved in this kind of advocacy initiatives.
Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager, the World's #1 International Diaspora Engagement Social Media Network Platform (www.DiasporaEngager.com), by Courtesy of Dr. Roland Holou. © All rights reserved.

Fellowship Programme for people of African descent

What is it? The Fellowship programme for people of African descent is a three-week intensive learning opportunity for people of African descent from the diaspora,...

Pirates brought enslaved Africans to Virginia’s shores. Where, exactly, is debatable.

The first enslaved Africans to arrive in the 13 American Colonies weren’t supposed to end up there.

Prof Verene A. Shepherd – African Diaspora in Jamaica (Caribbean)

Vice Chair of the CARICOM Reparation Commission, former Member of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent at the United Nations

Dr. Edna Roland – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Leader of the Brazilian Delegation to the UN Third World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination

REACH to help manage agriculture disasters – Saint Lucia

THE PROJECT SEEKS TO ENHANCE FARMERS’ RESILIENCE TO SHOCKS AND HAZARDS. Funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, the Resilience Environment and Agricultural Habits...

5 things the African diaspora needs to do before investing back home – Billionaire...

I recently wrote about how the African Diaspora can help the continent achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Someone reached out to ask if...

Prof. Antumi Toasijé – African Diaspora in Colombia and Spain

Director, Politologist, Published Author, Teacher, Scholar, Historian, Pan-African Activist of Afro-Spaniard

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