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U. S. Census Black Business Stats Show Critical Need for Progress

[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 James Clingman NEWS ANALYSIS (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Taken every five years and published thereafter in phases over a period of two or three years, the economic census report relative to black business ownership has finally been released.[Read More…]

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Why Kidney Failure risk 4x higher for Blacks

[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 Beverly Clark Emory University African Americans are more likely than whites to excrete protein in their urine, a condition that may contribute to a much higher incidence of kidney failure. According to the National Kidney Foundation,[Read More…]

High School Football: Teen Brains don’t heal during Off-Season

[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]   Purdue University Brain scans of high school football players taken before, during, and after the season raise concerns they don’t fully recover from repeated head hits. The researchers used an imaging technique called proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy[Read More…]

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…]

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…]

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…]