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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…]

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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…]

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…]