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Faced With a Tsunami of Antisemitism, Diaspora Jews Still Cling to Their Bubble – Algemeiner

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JNS.org The tsunami of antisemitism over the past few weeks is the work of an axis of anti-Jewish evil that spans continents and has the whole Jewish world in its crosshairs in both Israel and the Diaspora.

Jamaicas Education Minister, Fayval Williams to Connect with Jamaicans in the Diaspora – South Florida Caribbean News

| June 7, 2021

[WASHINGTON, DC] Education, Youth and Information Minister, Hon.

New book co-edited by a VCU professor offers a more inclusive understanding of the Arab diaspora – VCU News

| June 7, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Arab Worlds Beyond the Middle East and North Africa, a new book co-edited by a Virginia Commonwealth University professor, celebrates the achievements and acknowledges the challenges of new communities built by the Arab diaspora around the world. Edited byMariam Alkazemi, Ph.D., an assistant professor of public relations in theRichard T. Robertson School of Media and Culturein theCollege of Humanities and Sciences, and Claudia E.

Rally marks year and a day since Black Lives Matter protest filled Ottawa streets – Ottawa Citizen

| June 7, 2021

Breadcrumb Trail Links "If you believe in Black Lives Matter, you have to start at home." Author of the article: Publishing date: It was a small but passionate crowd that gathered at the Canadian Human Rights monument Sunday, a day after the one-year anniversary of thousands of people marching through Ottawa streets to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Black lives dont matter if they dont matter here, a string of speakers told people at the event organized by the Ottawa Black Diaspora Coalition, which said that the Black mans killing sparked global awareness to horrific injustices but the momentum from allied groups quickly disappeared.

Diaspora "doesn’t even known where Greece falls on a map", say leftist deputies opposed to voting rights for Greeks abroad – Neos Kosmos

| June 7, 2021

According to the Greek Constitution, Greeks living abroad already have the right to vote in Greek elections but it was only in 2019 when this was to some extent facilitated by allowing them to vote at centres from their country of residence though the new rules fell short of giving them postal voting rights. Lesbos deputy of the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) Yiannis Bournous and Greek Communist Party (KKE) deputy Manolis Syntihakis focused on the governments decision to facilitate the right of Greeks to vote abroad from their place of residence with an amendment to a 2019 law allowing for polling centres to be created in foreign countries for the first time. The measure required at least 200 votes in the 300-member Greek Parliament but fell short with just 190 votes.

JUST IN: Communities and diaspora combine for projects – Chronicle

| June 7, 2021

The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Gwanda Correspondent PARTNERSHIPS between diasporans and members of the community members have yielded positive results in Bulilima District where 20 clinics and eight schools are under construction with five of the schools set to be operational by next year. The projects are part of efforts by the stakeholders to improve access to health and care and reduce distances walked by learners to schools. In an interview, Bulilima Rural District Council Chief Executive Officer Mr John Brown Ncube said community members had taken the lead in ensuring development in their areas while the local authority came in to provide technical advice.

The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals, Part II – Stabroek News

| June 7, 2021

By Aaron Kamugisha By Aaron Kamugisha (Aaron Kamugisha is Professor of Caribbean and Africana Thought at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus) Part I was published on May 31, 2021 and can be accessed at https://www.stabroeknews.com/2021/05/31/features/in-the-diaspora/the-responsibilities-of-caribbean-intellectuals/ For George Lamming, on the occasion of his 94th birthday (June 8th). What then are the responsibilities of Caribbean intellectuals? I draw my definition/sense of the intellectual here from figures as diverse as Antonio Gramsci, Edward Said, Claudia Jones and Audre Lorde

Diaspora IPOB group indicates readiness to leave Nigeria – The Nation Newspaper

| June 7, 2021

By Sunny Nwankwo, Aba The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in Australia has commended the people of Nigerians, (especially the Southeasterners) and its members across the globe for heeding to the sit-at-home order by the groups world leader; Nnamdi Kanu. This is even as the group is insisting that nothing will stop them from their struggles in achieving a Sovereign State of Biafra and leaving Nigeria which they said their forefathers were conscripted to be part of by the colonists.

Nollywood: how professionalism — and a new elite audience — is affecting it – The Conversation CA

| June 7, 2021

The Nigerian film industry, fondly called Nollywood, became popular in the early 1990s, although with more negative attributes than positives. Over the years, the industry has attracted a lot of criticism

‘It was extremely upsetting’: Jewish-owned business targeted with anti-Semitic graffiti – CTV Toronto

| June 7, 2021

TORONTO -- A Jewish-owned Kensington Market business is speaking out after it was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti referencing the Holocaust in an attack that was recorded on the stores surveillance cameras. Toronto Police have started an investigation into the attack, which occurred earlier this month, amid a marked rise in anti-Jewish attacks apparently driven by the pandemic and conflict in the Middle East echoing through Canadian streets


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