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...

S. Africa: #AmINext Trending Amid Gender-Based Violence Protests

Gender based violence is rampant in South Africa and has been described as a national crisis by some. Rape survivor Norma...

Trinidad & Tobago: Former PM Calls for Nat’l Response to Murdered Women

Caribbean 360 is reporting former Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling for a national response to the number...

Mothers Day: How Countries Celebrate Across the Globe

Writing for, Noah Rayman reports on the many ways mothers throughout the world celebrate Mothers Day. Lets check out a...

Happy Mothers Day from The Burton Wire

As I celebrate my 3rd Mothers Day, I must thank the woman who started it all. Like many of you, my...

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