A poetic response to the largest increase in hate crimes the U.S. has experienced in 20 years.
Culture vultures and fast fashion have closed people of color out of the very trends they created. Here's how we stop this.
Recent studies have shown that Black employees in corporate America are feeling less anxious working at home than they were in racially insensitive wor…
Politico and the Miami Herald covered the most recent suspension of the notoriously corrupt and racist police captain whose actions have been largely p…
Wrestling with the accumulative impact of direct and shared traumas
Activists, organizations and members of the Democratic Party are at their wits end with Joe Biden's inaction around making voting rights a priority. Ma…
A Black woman from Tennessee named Angel Bumpass was convicted of murder in a case you probably haven't heard much about.
This week: Trump's lawsuit to defend presidential secrets, Mary McLeod Bethune's statue and Ahmaud Arbery's killers trial.
The Printing Hate project seeks to document the power white-owned newspapers used to wield harm against Black Americans in the early 1900s.
While mainstream media seems only to report on the suffering people of color endure, it is important to recognize the accomplishments being made in our…
I recently visited the campus of Howard University and spoke with students and a staff member about the on-campus conditions that have sparked weeks of…
“In These Tweets” is The North Star’s weekly cultural dive into trending topics on Twitter impacting our community, hosted by TNS Chief Content Editor,…
Former Boynton Beach fire department chief, Latosha Clemons, sued the city for $80,000 for defamation and negligence after a mural at a fire station de…
Youth activism has been on the rise across the globe for decades. Now, we are starting to see the true impact this rising generation has.
Nashville Public Radio and ProPublica recently unpacked the longstanding history of Rutherford County juvenile judge having Black kids arrested and det…
Let me say the hard shit that your teammates aren't saying right now.
Community Conversation: How Do You Protect and Preserve Your Mental HealthYesterday (October 10th) was designated as World Mental Health Day 2021. The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day observation was “menta…
The response to his new (and allegedly final) Netflix comedy special has been met with harsh criticism from the LGBTQ+ community, among others. Here's …
A recent CNN story unveils the on-the-ground 'hunting' response of MPD officers last May, as well as the story of a Black protester acquitted for shoot…
A poem in response to a recent article in The Guardian that highlighted the fact that at least four Black women were killed everyday in 2020.
Ep. 525 - Police FINALLY indicted for the murder of Jamarion RobinsonListen now (14 min) | His name should be a household name that we say alongside so many other victims of police violence. Over 5 years ago police fired…
Ep. 524 - Black leaders are starting to build mass incarceration 2.0 in cities across the countryListen now (18 min) | When you truly fail to understand and appreciate the past, and learn from it, you are doomed to repeat it. And all over the count…
50: Ep. 50 Homecoming, Anbesol & What's Happening in the EconomyListen now (54 min) | Once every three months we like to give a snapshot of what’s happening in the financial markets and the economy. Is COVID still i…
The debate over critical race theory is being weaponized by Republicans to gain votes from ill informed white voters - here's why we must push back.
This week the team at The North Star covered an ongoing student protest at Howard University, the unjust case of Angel Bumpass and more!
Ep. 523 - Police shot and killed this 8 year old girl. And her family needs our support.Listen now (14 min) | This past August, as she walked with her family from a high school football game, police in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania shot and ki…