New EPI study shows no Black progress in 50 years

By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Americans were the only group that showed no economic improvement since 2000. They based their conclusions

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Bombs kill a black man and a black teenager in Austin, Texas

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Three bomb blasts in less than two weeks throughout Austin, Texas, that have killed

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Black woman is on Canada’s $10 bank note
(Special from NorthStar-News Today) — Canada beat us to it, unveiling March 8 its new $10 bank note bearing the image of Black Nova Scotian Viola Desmond.
NAACP critical of HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s move to change HUD’s mission statement
The NAACP has expressed deep concern about Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s move to dilute the agency’s long-standing mission.
Professor who calls Blacks, Hispanics more violent than whites appointed to Trump’s Sentencing Commission
By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer via DiversityInc) — A former federal prosecutor who once said Blacks and Hispanics are more violent than whites has been tapped to ...
The appointee behind the move to add ‘citizenship’ to the Census
By Justin Elliott ProPublica In December, the Department of Justice requested that the Census Bureau add a question to the 2020 survey that would ask respondents to reveal whether or not they ...
Lawmakers in the U. S. Senate seek to gut fair housing
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer In just a few weeks, civil rights and housing advocates will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Just six days following the assassination of ...
Washington, D.C. area classmates, from left, Sally Egan, Emma McMillan and Avery Brooks were among the tens of thousands of students nationwide who took to the streets last week, on a school day, seeking better gun control.
Students across nation march for gun control
By Amiyah King Contributing Writer (Trice Edney News Wire/Howard University News Service) — Tens of thousands of high school students across America were marked with an unexcused absence last Wednesday, but everyone ...
Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, co-founders of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, with their guns.
Gun control historically has meant prohibiting Blacks from owning one
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar-News Today) — Since the massacre of students at a Parkland, Florida high school, the airways have been buzzing with talk about gun control—making ...
Southern Poverty Law Center says black nationalist groups have increased
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The United States is increasingly more hate-full, with 954 mostly white hate groups in 2017 compared to 917 in 2016, that target ...

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