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Black Women Disrupt the Web partners with kweliTV on new web series – The Black Wall Street Times

| June 16, 2021

Atlanta, USA and Cape Town, South Africa Black Women Disrupt the Web (BWDW) and kweliTV, the on-demand and live video streaming network, have partnered for the July showcase of the BWDW web series competition.

Group works to rebuild and revitalize urban infrastructure in Brikama Nema in The Gambia – madison365.com

| June 16, 2021

Last year, Madisons Mustapha Drammeh and friends set out on a campaign to feed over 300 families in three regions in The Gambia in just under just 90 days during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, they have started a campaign and a GoFundMe to revitalize the urban infrastructure and to transform Brikama Nema into a model city for development in the West Coast region of the Gambia by 2025

Local Artist’s Work Featured In LV City Hall Exhibit – mvprogress

| June 16, 2021

By VERNON ROBISON The Progress Overton artist Nick Yamashita (right) and Las Vegas artist Gig Depio pose for a photo next to Soaring a mixed media work by Yamashita which is currently on exhibit at the Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery until July 15. The work of a local artist is front-and-center in a special art exhibit in the Chamber Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall.

Placing queerness at the heart of the Irish emigrant experience – The Irish Times

| June 16, 2021

In my age group people went abroad or to Dublin to come out. Most people went to London

African HE after COVID: The bane and the boon – University World News

| June 16, 2021

AFRICA This article briefly notes some of the challenges and opportunities wrought by this pandemic on higher education in Africa. The pandemic has spared virtually no institution in the world. However, the impact on low-income countries as in most countries in Africa, where precarious institutions are prevalent has been rather severe.

Green Ghana: African Diaspora in Ghana to join Beyond the Return to plant trees – MyJoyOnline.com – Myjoyonline

| June 16, 2021

The Beyond the Return programme will partner with the local diaspora community to plant trees in support of the Green Ghana project. The initiative, championed by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Forestry Commission, would see five million trees planted across Ghana. The project is to help protect watersheds, reduce erosion and moderate the climate, and serve as habitat and provide food for many birds and other wildlife.

National Museum of African American History and Culture Observes Juneteenth With All-Day Virtual Programming – redlakenationnews.com

| June 16, 2021

The Smithsonians National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is hosting a day of events exploring African American cultural traditions to commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday marking the dayJune 19, 1865that Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and freed enslaved African Americans there some two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The holiday is part of a tradition of festivals commemorating the end of slavery, African American contributions to American life and freedom itself. The museums virtual programming and new educational resources can be found on its Juneteenth webpage.

For the diaspora, ties that bind and divide – Hindustan Times

| June 9, 2021

One of the most heartening aspects of Indias heartbreaking struggle with the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the outpouring of support from the Indian diaspora. In the United Kingdom (UK), an independent Gofundme campaign organised by British Indians exceeded its initial goal of raising 160,000 to purchase 200 oxygen concentrators in just one day. The India Philanthropy Alliance comprising 14 diaspora groups in the United States (US) working toward humanitarian and development goals in India has raised millions of dollars in Covid relief.

Queen Mother of African Diaspora in America to Biden: Cut the Check – The Black Wall Street Times

| June 9, 2021

From Ashley Jones for The Black Wall Street Times Queen Mother Dr.

Great Britain’s First Black Studies Professor Wants To Unite The Diaspora – Seattle Medium

| June 9, 2021

Kehinde Andrews, Great Britains first professor of Black Studies, wants the African diaspora to unite. His new book is The New Age of Empire: The New Age of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World.


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