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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…]

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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…]

Black Faculty Under Pressure to Entertain Colleagues

[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 Joan Brasher Vanderbilt University Black college faculty members report pressure to be “entertaining” when presenting academic research to mostly white peers, according to new research. Thirty-three African-American faculty members from institutions across the country took part[Read More…]

5 Million U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Lost in 15 Years

[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 Frederick H. Lowe The United States lost 5 million manufacturing jobs between January 2000 and December 2014 because of growing trade deficits prior to the Great Recession and the massive output collapse during the Great Recession,[Read More…]

Fattah Proclaims ‘Not Guilty’ and Peebles Takes Reins at Black Caucus Foundation

[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 Burney Simpson WASHINGTON D.C.—Congressman Chaka Fattah on Tuesday pled not guilty to the 29-count federal indictment charging him and three others with fraud, racketeering and conspiracy arising from Fattah’s run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2007.[Read More…]

Honda to Pay $24 Million for Discriminatory Auto Loans

[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]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News(TriceEdneyWire.com) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) resolved an action with American Honda Finance Corporation that will put new measures in[Read More…]

Hurricane Katrina, a 10 Year Assessment

[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]     Most blacks didn’t have cars to escape the hurricane Global warming means there might be another disaster By Algernon Austin Research Associate at the Economic Policy Institute On August 29 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans[Read More…]

United States Steel to Close Fairfield Works Blast Furnace

[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]   1100 workers will lose their jobs; imports blamed for the closure By Frederick H. Lowe United States Corp. announced on Monday that it is closing the blast furnace and associated steelmaking operations at its Fairfield Works in[Read More…]

“Straight Outta Compton” Goes Straight to the Top in Ticket Sales

[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]     Box Office Mojo, which keeps tabs on movie-ticket sales, reports that “Straight Outta Compton” is a straight out hit. The movie about the 1980s gangsta rappers Niggas With Attitudes, now known as N.W.A, reported opening weekend[Read More…]

Julian Bond

[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]   Julian Bond, who was nominated for vice president of the United States at the tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where thousands of anti-Vietnam war demonstrators wearing football helmets battled police in the streets, died August[Read More…]