‘Say Her Name’: Sandra Bland Doc Debuts Tonight on HBO

Writing for The Guardian, Jamiles Lartey discusses the documentary, "Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland," which premieres...

Rania Yousseff: Egyptian Actress Faces 5 Years in Prison for Revealing Dress

Zaynab of Hot New Hip-Hop is reporting Egyptian actress Rania Yousseff is facing five years in prison for wearing a revealing...

Libya: Rescued Migrants Refuse to Leave Ship; Would Rather Die

Reporting for Reuters, Ahmed Elumami and Aidan Lewis, migrants on a ship intercepted by Libya are refusing to disembark citing human...

Stacey Abrams Lost Her Battle But ‘Tantrum’ Will Help Win the War

Voter suppression is real. Writing for The Daily Beast, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief examines how Stacey Abrams' refusal to...

Israel: African Migrants Pay Cut by 20 Percent by Govt

Caron Creighton of AP News is reporting Israel has passed a law cutting the pay of African Migrants by 20 percent....

‘Hope & Fury’ Doc Captures MLK as Media Icon

Six decades before social media and viral videos projected the unjust killings of African-Americans often by brutal police force, Dr. Martin...

Marielle Franco: U.N. Calls for Investigation into Assassination

Philip Reeves of National Public Radio (NPR) is reporting the U.N. is calling for an investigation into the assassination of Brazilian...

Bahamas: Fyre Festival Promoter Pleads Guilty

Caribbean 360 is reporting Fyre Festival promoter Billy McFarland plead guilty to fraud, admitting in a Manhattan (NYC) court he had...

Nigeria: Kidnapped US and Canadian Citizens Released

BBC Africa is reporting two American and two Canadian citizens kidnapped Wednesday, January 17 have been released by their captors. The...

Libya: Africans Trying to Reach Europe Sold Into Slavery

BBC Africa is reporting Africans trying to migrate to Europe are being sold into "slave markets" in Libya. The BBC reports: "Victims told...

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