Latest posts


CAIR Condemns Biden’s Veto Of Palestine UN Membership. Says Security Council Should Be Reformed Or Abolished

By CAIR Photos: YouTube Screenshots The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, last night condemned the Biden administration’s veto of a U.N. resolution that could have resulted in full United Nations membership for the State of Palestine. The Security Council voted 12 in favor, with the United...

The Sanders Institute Tackles The Housing Crisis

By Jane O’Meara Sanders & David Driscoll\The Sanders Institute Photos: The Sanders Institute\Wikimedia Commons As communities across the nation grapple with an escalating housing crisis, The Sanders Institute convened a Gathering of elected officials, union and non-profit leaders, housing advocates, educators, authors, activists and community organizers in Los Angeles, California to find solutions. The harsh...

Manhattan Borough President, Others Get Sneak Peak Of Harlem’s Newest Community Health Center

Photos: Manhattan Borough President Office\Anthem Blue Cross NEW YORK, New York, April 18, 2024 – – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, EngageWell IPA and Housing Works leadership joined elected officials including Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine in a formal Grant presentation as well as a ribbon-cutting at a new health facility in East...

Accused Conspirator In Donation Scheme For Mayor Adams’ Campaign Pleads Guilty

By José Alvarado Jr./Gothamist Photos: YouTube Screenshots The owner of a construction company accused in a conspiracy to make illegal donations to Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 campaign pleaded guilty in Manhattan Thursday, joining several co-defendants who have already admitted guilt in the case. Shamsuddin Riza and his company, United Construction Brothers Services, pleaded guilty to...

United Nations Secretary-General Appeals For Restraint Following Iran’s Retaliation After Israel’s Bombing Of Iranian Consulate

By United Nations Photos: Facebook\YouTube Screenshots Recent escalations in the Middle East make it even more important to support efforts towards lasting peace between Israel and a fully independent, viable and sovereign Palestinian state, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday.  “Failure to make progress towards a two-State solution will only increase...


Black Star News has been producing stellar investigative journalism since 1997, including focusing on police brutality and other abuses targeting marginalized communities. We have broken several major stories. We welcome news tips to [email protected] and [email protected]

We need your advertising support to produce strong journalism, especially during periods of economic instability, so please contact [email protected] for advertising rates and long term packages.

Support Black Star News

Donate To Support Anti-Corruption Journalism Support us