Joe Biden is presiding over the U.S. about as well as anyone should have expected. And as usual, the two-party system is the problem.
Community Conversation: Personal, Political, and/or Moral Obligations When Witnessing Inhumane Acts.Over the past 24 hours, much of the world have talked about the grotesque images from the Texas-Mexico border and the inhumane treatment of Hait…
Families fleeing Haiti are being abused at the US border, then deported back to deadly conditions.
Stockton, CA police officers were recently indicted for the brutal beating of 17-year-old Devin Carter who was left with a footprint of a boot on the s…
45: FIRE (Financially Independent & Retiring Early)Listen now (55 min) | According to a recent Gallup poll, the average expected retirement age is 66. Thirty years ago, the average American projected re…
This week the team at The North Star covered the excess of the MET Gala, a Philadelphia Black woman being awarded $2 million for being victimized by po…
A story in the Tampa Bay Times unpacked the Crime-Free Multi Housing program that has led to an outrageous amount of Black tenants being evicted for no…
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…
Rickia Young was abused and had her son taken from her by Philadelphia police during a stop last October.
A poem in tribute to the four Black girls who were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing of 1963
In a gross display of wealth that feels out of place after a year of social reckoning in the U.S., many are beginning to ask if this annual display of …
Twenty years ago The PATRIOT Act was signed into federal law in the aftermath of 9/11 to combat terrorism. But it mostly compromised America's privacy …
The 2019 death of Ronald Greene at the hands of Louisiana State Police is a case we are familiar with. The state police department has many more concea…
Minstrelsy may look different in modern times, but appropriation of Black culture is still alive and well.
A poetic and visual montage reflecting on Robert E. Lee's monument being removed in Richmond, Virginia this week.
The North Star's weekly cultural dive into trending Twitter topics of impact to our community.
As security concerns about an international terrorist attack on the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 loom, America's sons of anarchy have their own plans sc…
The death of yet another prolific artist lost to drugs raises questions of what it means to be an artist in a world where everyone is always watching.
A recent report by the StarTribune unpacks the pending ACLU lawsuit against the Minnesota State Patrol for violating the constitutional rights of journ…
Texas' near total abortion ban, even in cases of rape and incest, is one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. Its consequences will be d…