Obama to Bring Back U.S. Troops Fighting Ebola From Africa

Roberta Rampton of Reuters Africa is reporting that President Barack Obama is set to announce on Wednesday that he will bring...

Cuba Leads Fight Against Ebola

Monica Mark of The Guardian UK is reporting that out of all nations, Cuba has sent the largest medical force to...

Photo Gallery: Remembering Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela (1918-2013)

Photo gallery compiled by Kaitlin Higgins and Nsenga K. Burton.

Policing Women's Garb From L.A. to Namibia

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's Editor-in-Chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. examines the phenomena of policing women's bodies through dress...

Sean “Diddy” Combs Puts on First-Ever Instagram Fashion Show

Writing for the Huffington Post, Julee Wilson reports that music and fashion mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has made history yet again...

Akosua Report: Wangari Muta Maathai

I kept stumbling and falling and stumbling and falling as I searched for the good. 'Why?' I asked myself. Now I...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Hospitalized

Reuters is reporting that former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital over the weekend for medical tests....

Akosua Report: Toni Morrison

written by Akosua Lowery "In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate." - Toni Morrison, The Guardian, Jan. 29, 1992 Toni...

OITNB: Uzo Aduba Wins First Emmy

Michael O'Connell and Bryn Elise Sandberg of The Hollywood Reporter are reporting that Orange is the New Black's Uzo Aduba has...

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela: A 'Troublemaker' for Freedom

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela, a man who committed most of his adult life to the pursuit of freedom for all South Africans...

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