The Burton Wire’s Top Ten News Stories of 2015

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The Burton Wire (TBW) has covered many stories throughout 2015 including news from the Caribbean, the U.S., Canada, the UK and various countries in Africa. Whether it was the aftermath of too many tragic deaths, coverage of teen digital entrepreneurs, athletes and entertainers as philanthropists, natural disasters, attacks on civil rights or groundbreaking health discoveries, for the last three years, TBW has endeavored to bring stories of black and brown people from the margins to the center of media coverage. Check out our top 10 most shared stories of 2015 below. Let us know which stories you enjoyed and what you’d like to see more of in 2016 on Twitter or Instagram @TheBurtonWire. We look forward to bringing you more compelling news, culture and politics in 2016. Happy New Year!

1.  Affirmative Action: Facts Derail Fisher’s Case

2.  Brazil: Controversy Over TV Show ‘Sexo e as Negas’

3.  Dear Conservatives: Stop Feeding Terrorist Ideology

4.  Google Hangout with The Book of Negroes Author & Cast

5.  Dominican Republic: Deporting Dominicans with Haitian Parents?

6.  Nigeria: 200 Girls? 800,000 Kids Displaced in Nigeria

7.  Caitlyn Jenner is No Arthur Ashe

8.  Kia Sidbury: WPBA’s Only African-American Woman Pool Player

9.  Director Marcos Siega Talks Filmmaking and Fox’s ‘The Following’

10. ESPN Films Director Kenan Holley: ‘Dominique Belongs to Us’

This post was written by The Burton Wire founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Follow her on Twitter @Ntellectual.

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