today in black history

September 01, 2013

Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.


Democratic National Convention - 2012





NC State Senator Don Davis

September 07, 2012 11:00 am



Our cameras caught up with one of North Carolina's rising political stars. Read More


Black Leaders @ DNC

September 07, 2012 12:00 am



Remarks of African-American leadership at the Democratic National Convention. Read More


It's a Wrap!!!

September 06, 2012 11:14 pm



Democrats bring their convention to a close. Read More


On the Scene @ DNC

September 06, 2012 10:08 pm



Our team chats with the public at the Democratic National Convention. Read More


Preparing for the Headliner

September 06, 2012 3:48 pm



Democrats get ready for the headliner as the rain begins to pour. Read More


DNC pulls a Fast One on Israel

September 06, 2012 11:05 am

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

Changing the platform language was a bonehead move by party leadership. Read More


We’re here to nominate a President

September 06, 2012 12:00 am



Remarks of President Bill Clinton before the Democratic National Convention. Read More


Our Team is HOPE

September 05, 2012 7:20 pm



Meet the young men who are on the ground in Charlotte for NorthStarNews.com. Read More


Video of the the First Lady's Speech

September 05, 2012 3:35 pm



Visit the NorthStar News.com home page or this entry to see video of the speech. Read More


A Reminder of GOP Race Baiting

September 05, 2012 3:13 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

When Harvey Gantt takes the stage he will be a reminder of the GOP's dirty tricks. Read More


Kamala Harris among Black Speakers Tonight

September 05, 2012 2:47 pm



Tonight's convention program will feature several African-American speakers. Read More


Weather moves Big Night Indoors

September 05, 2012 2:21 pm



President will accept nomination indoors at Time Warner Cable arena. Read More


The Election of a Lifetime

September 05, 2012 12:00 am



Remarks of Governor Deval Patrick (D-MA) before the Democratic National Convention. Read More


Moving this Great Country Forward

September 05, 2012 12:00 am



Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama before the Democratic National Convention Read More


Let the Church Say Amen!

September 04, 2012 11:14 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

It was a good old fashion revival in the Time Warner Cable Arena tonight. Read More


Ledbetter and Patrick on Fire

September 04, 2012 9:53 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

The symbol of equal pay and a potential presidential candidate move the crowd. Read More


Booker Rises to Occasion

September 04, 2012 8:21 pm

By Sadiq Ahmed, Political Correspondent

The mayor of Newark speaks forcefully on GOP class warfare. Read More


GOP's Lazy Stereotype

September 04, 2012 6:13 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

Republicans launch website claiming President isn't working. Read More


Our Undercover Brother

September 04, 2012 3:06 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

Sadiq Ahmed is on the scene in Charlotte, surveying the convention landscape. Read More


Charlotte Mayor To Speak

September 04, 2012 12:53 pm

By Walter Fields, Executive Editor

Rising Charlotte mayor to address Democrats tonight. Read More