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Some reporters ask Congressional leaders to address tough issue of police/community relations by Burney Simpson Staff ReporterThe NorthStar News & AnalysisA press conference on Wednesday at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, announcing a communications project instead raised issues that face the organization as the nation continues to react to this summer’s police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, in Ferguson, Mo.
African-American women 20-years old and older are the most obeseby Rosemary EngStaff Writer, The NorthStar News & AnalysisFor big problems, like obesity in America, solutions can come in small steps like the “walking school bus.”
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages(HealthDay News) -- Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.
by Frederick H. LoweStaff Writer, The NorthStar News & Analysis Lewis Carl Hamilton, the only black driver on the Formula 1 circuit , bolted into the lead this weekend for the world drivers' championship after winning Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix, his seventh victory so far this season.
Second incident within the last 3 yearsby Frederick H. LoweStaff Writer, The NorthStar News & AnalysisThe U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri has charged Eric King, a 28-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man with throwing two Molotov cocktails into the congressional office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, a member of the 42-member Congressional Black Caucus.
The book is available on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Universal Negro Improvement AssociationGarvey & Garveyism, the long out of print book about Marcus Garvey's founding of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League more than 100 years ago, is now back in print.
Three black men and a black woman have been named 2014 MacArthur Fellows by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which is based in Chicago.The winners are Steven Coleman, 57, of M-Base Concepts of Allentown, Pa., (see today's video). Rick Lowe, 52, of Project Row Houses in Houston.
The NorthStar News & Analysis team has added a news blog to its small product line.The blog is titled "Blackmansstreet.today," and it will be published at intervals throughout the week to provide news to our readers. You can access the blog on your computers as well as on your mobile phones for quick reads of daily news events.Blackmansstreet.today is not replacing The NorthStar News Analysis. It is designed to expand our coverage by publishing stories as our readers head off to work.
I was listening to WPFW here in Washington, DC, and I heard your interview. I appreciate your efforts and willingness to focus on helping and developing Black Men.When I read Ralph Ellison's The Invisible Man, I could see the emptiness that we go through as black men. I am constantly being challenged professionally, personally, socially and emotionally. We (black men) just don't have a solid outlet. Life can become so overwhelming at times. It's so frustrating. Thank you for focusing on us!