WATCH: Hair Love Wins Best Animated Short Oscar

Matthew Cherry's animated short Hair Love won the 2020 Academy Award for Best Animated short, following in the footsteps of the...

E.R. Braithwaite: ‘To Sir With Love’ Author Dies at 104

The New York Times reported E. R. Braithwaite, a Guyanese author, diplomat and former Royal Air Force pilot whose book “To...

Irving Burgie Remembered for Selling 100M+ Records

Irving Burgie, Songwriter who helped bring Calypso to America has died. Burgie wrote the calypso song “Day-O” (“The Banana Boat Song”) which...

Miss Universe 2019: Miss South Africa Wins Crown

Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe Sunday making it the first time Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss...

Podcast: The Burton WireTap™ Episode 1 ( November 14, 2019)

Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Burton WireTap™, The Burton Wire's podcast which discusses topics and issues at the intersection...

Jessye Norman: Opera Legend Dies at 74

The world is mourning the loss of legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, who has died at the age of 74. The...

Toni Morrison Discusses Her Last Book God Help the Child

The world is still mourning the loss of Nobel Laureate and Princeton University professor Toni Morrison, who died August 6, 2019...

Marianne Williamson: Be Mindful of Charismatic Christian Performance

2020 Democratic Presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson is known as a author, writer and self-help guru. She has written 13 books, four...

WORLD Channel: Stories From the Stage Marathon Premieres June 22

This summer, television audiences can listen in on amazing real life stories told by everyday people as WORLD Channel presents a...

Cannes 2019: First Black Woman Director Competes in Main Category

Writing for the New York Times, film critic Manohla Dargis discusses the politics of identity surrounding Mati Diop, the first black...

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