today in black history

February 27, 2017

On this date in 2007 Brown University pledged to raise $10 million to make amends for benefiting from the enslavement of Africans.



An Agenda worth Fighting For

November 15, 2012 9:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Second Obama term gives possibilities for real policy shifts Read More


2012 Election’s Biggest Losers

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Mitt Romney wasn’t the only loser on election night. Read More


Obama Wins! First Glance

A Paradigm Shift as Significant as 1980

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

We are not a divided nation; an emerging new Republic shows up Read More


Endorsements of President Obama

November 06, 2012 12:00 am



Newspaper endorsements of President Obama for re-election. Read More


Presidential Polling

November 01, 2012 12:00 am



The latest public opinion polling on the 2012 presidential election. Read More


Obama for President

November 01, 2012 12:00 am



We endorse President Obama without reservation or hesitation. Read More


What you can do for Election Day

November 01, 2012 12:00 am



A few simple things you can do to support President Obama's re-election. Read More


Obama Floors Romney

October 23, 2012 12:30 pm

By NorthStar News Staff

The President batters the Republican nominee senseless in final debate Read More


The Final Debate

October 22, 2012 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Foreign policy is the topic tonight at Lynn University in Florida. Read More


The President Showed Up

October 17, 2012 8:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

There was no mistake the commander-in-chief was at the debate at Hofstra. Read More


Heading to Hofstra

October 16, 2012 11:00 am



The NorthStarNews.com team and Circle of Hope crew prepares for debate coverage. Read More


Round II for Candidates

October 16, 2012 10:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

The President needs to keep epic Ali-Frazier battles in mind tonight. Read More


Biden in Relief

October 11, 2012 8:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Biden is being counted on to reclaim the Obama advantage in tonight’s debate. Read More


Obama v. Romney Debate Challenges

Candidates prepare to rumble in Denver

October 03, 2012 10:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Candidates will try to put each other on the defense tonight in Denver. Read More


Debate Flashback: Obama v. McCain

October 03, 2012 9:30 am



View the first presidential debate of 2008 campaign. Read More


Younger Americans like Ryan Medicare Plan

September 28, 2012 8:30 am

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Service

The Paul Ryan Medicare plan is better received by younger Americans. Read More


Candidates Differ on Medicare

September 26, 2012 9:30 am

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Service

Obama and Ryan offered different visions during AARP convention speeches. Read More


Open Letter to Black Clergy

September 26, 2012 12:00 am



Rev. Otis Moss, III challenges some Black clergy's call to sit out election. Read More


A Voting Rights Emergency

New Laws could turn Minority Voters away at the Polls

September 21, 2012 6:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Alarm sounded on voter suppression as presidential election approaches. Read More


VOTER REGISTRATION

September 19, 2012 12:00 am



Voter registration info and resources for key swing states in the 2012 election. Read More


President Obama on Poverty

September 13, 2012 5:00 pm



Faith-based collaboration gets candidates’ views on poverty Read More


Governor Romney on Poverty

September 12, 2012 4:45 pm



Faith-based collaboration gets presidential candidates’ views on poverty. Read More


Obama's Health Care Record

September 11, 2012 12:00 am

By Kaiser Health News Service

An examination of President Obama's record on health care. Read More


Romney's Health Care Record

September 11, 2012 12:00 am

By Kaiser Health News Service

An examination of Republican candidate Mitt Romney's record on health care. Read More


For Dems, Showtime in Charlotte

September 03, 2012 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

Democrats assemble in Charlotte to nominate President Obama for a 2nd term. Read More


Issue in 2012 Remains Race

Our coverage of the 2012 election kicks off

October 05, 2011 12:00 am

By NorthStar News Staff

The great coded debate of 2012 masks the nation's racial insecurities. Read More