Shanique Myrie: Barbados' Treatment of CARICOM National a National Disgrace

In an era of social media and instant news, the case involving CARICOM national Shanique Myrie represents a major blow to...

The Burton Wire’s Christopher A. Daniel Featured on HuffPost Live

The Burton Wire's Deputy Editor Christopher A. Daniel recently had the opportunity to chat with talk show host/activist Tavis Smiley on HUFFPost...

Judy Smith Talks Crisis & 'Scandal'

  by Christopher A. Daniel Judy Smith has great stage presence. She’s always anticipating the next chapter of her life. The inspiration and co-executive producer...

Battling Over Black Hair

OPINION by Cindy Barnes-Thomas Kids these days with their cornrows, tattoos, sagging pants and piercings—how will they ever get a job if they don’t...

Akosua Report: Hiram R. Revels

written by Akosua Lowery  In 1870, Hiram R. Revels (R-Miss.), became the first black member of the United States Senate as he...

Ailing Mandela 'Opens Eyes' and Smiles When Told of Obama Visit

NBC News is reporting that ailing former South African President opened his eyes and smiled when he learned of U.S. President...

Chinua Achebe: African Literary Giant Dies at 82

Jonathan Kandell of the New York Times is reporting that literary great Chinua Achebe has died after a brief illness. Kandell...

Nigeria: President's Pardon of Gov. Convicted of Stealing Millions Draws Ire

The Associated Press is reporting that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's pardon of a politician convicted of stealing millions has outraged the...

Obama: Closer-in-Chief at DNC

OPINION by Jasper Alexander During the Democratic National Convention, Democrats spent the majority of the week making their case to the American electorate, more...

Chicago Officials: Corrupt from the Ground Up?

DOJ Probe must begin with Rahm Emanuel and City Hall. From Ronald Johnson to Laquan McDonald, to the fact that Mayor Rahm...

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