Cheryl Hickmon: National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dies

The nation is mourning the passing of Cheryl Hickmon, national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, the nation's largest African-American...

bell hooks: Womanist, Activist and Intellectual Giant Dies at 69

Linda Blackford of the Lexington Herald-Ledger is reporting world renowned scholar, activist, womanist, professor and public intellectual bell hooks has died...

‘Twenty Pearls’ Doc: A Love Letter to Black Women

The nation’s first sorority for African-American college women has another first to celebrate. The documentary Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha...

Inauguration: Reflections of a Mother Watching Herstory

The 2021 presidential inauguration was historic in many ways, one of which the inauguration of Kamala Harris, the nation's first Black,...

Capitol Coup: Black Women Targeted by Racist Trump Mobs

The internet is ablaze with news stories about Wednesday's (1/6/21) failed coup attempt by President Trump and his loyalists to overturn...

Nsenga Burton, Ph.D. Appears on Dr. Phil to Discuss ‘Karen Phenomenon’

The Burton Wire's Nsenga Burton, Ph.D. appeared on the Dr. Phil Show to discuss the, "Karen Phenomenon." Karen is a term...

Kamala Harris Makes History: Accepts Democratic VP Nomination

Day three of the 2020 Democratic National Convention did not disappoint. Senator Kamala Harris made history by accepting her formal nomination for...

19th Amendment Centennial: Remembering Black Women Suffragists

Writing for Courier Newsroom, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses the importance of writing the work...

Tutwiler: Doc on Pregnancy & Motherhood in Prison Debuts

Tutwiler, a new documentary short directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Heroin(e), Recovery Boys) and reported and produced by The Marshall...

VIDEO: Nigeria & Ghana Sex for Grades Doc Goes Viral

BBC Africa's documentary, Sex For Grades: Undercover Inside Nigerian and Ghanaian Universities, exposes the culture of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse...

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