The toll of the coronavirus pandemic on Black communities has spiked an increase in purchases of life insurance policies.
From Fox News's Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity to political leaders like Mitch McConnell, the GOP is focusing on the severity of the pandemic to save …
The story of Texas native, Brianna Baucum is an unfortunate all-too-familiar narrative of cyclical abuse and a court system that disproportionately tak…
TNS contributing writer, Nicholas Mitchell unpacks the impact that stories of racial trauma has on the innocence of Black youth
This week the team at The North Star covered transphobia in the Republican party, a history of summer gun violence in Black America and more!
Two Black boys ages 3 and 6 were found non-responsive in a neighbor's pool, naked and with bruises on July 5th, a family member told The North Star.
Had it not been for a last-minute revision, Ohio politicians would have criminalized filming police encounters, among other things.
Summertime, The Killing SeasonListen now (10 min) | Archiving a history of Black death by gun violence over centuries of Summer.
TNS contributing writer, Dr. Kimberly Hill's final installment of her series on confronting a history of excessive police force.
#InTheseTweets is The North Star's weekly cultural dive into trending topics on Twitter. This week: Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates joining Ho…
Caitlyn Jenner, Tomi Lahren and Marjorie Taylor Greene all occupy different sides of Republican hatred of trans people. The hatred, however, is the com…
This week the team at The North Star covered Nikole Hannah-Jones going to Howard U., Congress inaction over police reform, a racist who got pulled up o…
South Louisiana native, Zalia Avant-garde is the first Black American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. She comes from an environment low on li…
A recent report from The Marshall Project uncovered the toll of punitive justice on sick and elderly incarcerated people
A racist in New Jersey named Edward Mathews harassed his Black neighbors, then threatened for someone to come see him about it. And then, lots of peopl…
After three months of debates over police reform, little progress has been made. Here's what's been decided, and what you need to know.
After a battle for tenure at the University of North Carolina, Nikole Hannah-Jones declined the school's job offer and is joining the faculty of Howard…
From the banning of swim caps made for Black swimmers to the targeted ban on any Black Lives Matter messaging or actions to the new ban on Sha'Carri Ri…
A poem on the lineage of American leaders as charlatans posing as benevolent countrymen.
A Washington Post story recently uncovered that historians from Washington College and local Black activists prevented this history from being auctione…