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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…]

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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…]

Hamilton Wins Shell Belgian Grand Prix

[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]   It was his 39th Grand Prix victory Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Shell Belgian Grand Prix, extending his lead over Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg for the World Drivers’ Championship. Hamilton, a black Briton,[Read More…]

For Black Youth, Types of Stress Add Up

[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 Leslie McCarthy Washington University St. Louis Stress can increase the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms for African-American young adults, according to a new study. Different types of stress, particularly racial discrimination, can influence the[Read More…]

Train Heroes Awarded France’s Legion of Honor

[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]   French President Francois Hollande on Monday awarded the Legion d’ Honneur, to Anthony Sadler, two of his friends and an Englishman for subduing a heavily armed terrorist aboard a French train with 500 passengers after the train’s[Read More…]

Restaurant Serves Hot Chicken with Cold Cash

[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]   Customer returns the money; store manager makes a rude remark multi-million dollar corporation offers $100 gift certificate as a reward for his honesty By Jeremy Lazarus Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free[Read More…]