Robin Givens: ‘Ambitions’ Star Talks Longevity & ‘Boomerang’

  Enduring actress Robin Givens has been in the acting game for three decades and shows no signs of slowing down. While...

‘Chef Deborah’ Talks Food Fighters & Soul Food

Writing for The Huffington Post, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief spoke with Chef Deborah VanTrece about her time on NBC's...

Akosua Report: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Burton Wire is proud to announce the addition of The Akosua Report: Facts on The African Diaspora, written by Akosua...

Robert Glasper: Musician Experiences Musical Firsts

Grammy-winning pianist and bandleader Robert Glasper recently spoke to about having his first musical director gig for a television program....

EMPIRE: Terrence Howard Receives aTVfest Spotlight Award

'Empire' star Terrence Howard received the Spotlight Award and the students from “How To Get Away With Murder” received the Rising...

Southern Rap Icon Mannie Fresh on NOLA Music Scene: ‘It’s Gumbo’

In the late 1990s when mainstream hip hop culture was becoming more commercially viable and making a coastal migration below the...

Ethiopian Singer Eyob Mekonnen Dies at 37

BBC Africa is reporting that Ethiopian singer Eyob Mekonnen has died. The popular reggae singer suffered a stroke last Tuesday in...

African-American Film Critics Association Names 2012 Top Films

The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has named Zero Dark Thirty as the Best Picture of 2012.  Directed by Kathryn Bigelow,...

The Soul Rebels: ‘We Play and Perform Music That’s Akin to Our Bloodline’

The Soul Rebels are a hip, groundbreaking group out of New Orleans. The eight-member band performs jazz, hip hop, R&B, soul,...

‘Gideon’s Army’ Honors Lawyers on the Front Lines of Justice

One of 2013’s Sundance Film Festival favorites was Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station. His directorial debut chronicles the final days of Oscar...

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