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The Only Reason I Follow F1 Racing

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   By Yobear Jones To be honest, with all the racing classes to choose from in the United States, F1 was not on my radar. Let’s face it, the cars look funny with their skinny tires, and the[Read More…]

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New Book about Thurgood Marshall

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Books Prolific author Wil Haygood will discuss his new book “Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America” at 7 p.m., Monday, September 21, at Howard University Law School. The event is sponsored by[Read More…]

White Cop Won’t Face Retrial in the Shooting Death of Black Motorist Seeking Help

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Randall Kerrick, a white Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer, who shot and killed an unarmed former black college student who was seeking help following a one-car traffic accident, will not face retrial after the jury deadlocked on a verdict.[Read More…]

Police Shot and Killed 102 in August

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Police shot and killed 102 people in August, including an innocent bystander shot to death by undercover New York City cops in a nearby suburb, according to the website Killed by Police 2015. So far this year,[Read More…]

Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors: Study

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink] Shortage of minority physicians may affect U.S. patient care, experts say HealthDay News– Too few members of minority groups are pursuing careers in U.S. medicine, resulting in a serious lack of diversity among general practitioners and specialty doctors,[Read More…]

Schools of Suspensions and Expulsions

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Black boys and girls are suspended and expelled from schools at extremely high rates By Frederick H. Lowe African-American boys comprise 47% of suspensions and 44% of expulsions from kindergarten through 12th grade in public schools in[Read More…]

5.2 Million Job Openings in June

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported there were 5.2 million job openings on the last business day of June, which was little changed from May. The job-openings rate for June was 3.6% for the third[Read More…]

Former TV Reporter Kills 2 on the Air

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   ….He blames the massacre in Charleston for his action Vester Lee Flanagan II, who admitted to killing two people and wounding a third on Wednesday during a live television broadcast before taking his own life, said he[Read More…]

U.S. Black Chamber Pressing Auto Dealers for Fair Return on Black Dollars

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   African-Americans  projected to spend $24 billion on automobile industry this year By Hazel Trice Edney WASHINGTON – This year alone, African-Americans are projected to spend as much as $24 billion on new cars and other vehicles from[Read More…]

African-American Prostate Cancer Summit

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Conference will discuss how recommended changes in treatment affect black men By Frederick H. Lowe The Prostate Health Education Network will host its 11th Annual African-American Prostate Cancer Summit next month amid concerns that it must have[Read More…]