Tamir Rice: Victim’s 14-Year-Old Sister Tackled and Handcuffed After Shooting

Eliott C. McLaughlin of CNN is reporting that the 14-year-old sister of Tamir Rice, 12, who was shot and killed by...

Haiti: Hundreds Protest President Martelly

BBC News is reporting that hundreds of Haitians are protesting against the high-cost of living and demanding the resignation of President...

US Refuses to Recognize Venezuelan President-Elect Nicolas Maduro

The BBC is reporting that the United States government has not accepted the victory of Nicolas Maduro over opponent Henrique Capriles...

First Afro Latino Festival of New York Held in Brooklyn

On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the first Afro Latino Festival of New York: Listen to the Echo of the Drums in...

Breaking: Morehouse College Interim President Taggart Dies

Eric Sturgis of the Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting Bill Taggart, Morehouse College's interim president, has died. Sturgis reports: "The Fulton County...

Jeanette Epps: Could Become First Black Woman to Join ISS

The blogosphere is teeming with news Dr. Jeanette Epps could become the first Black woman to join an International Space Station. NASA...

BHM: How to Shake a Black Man's Hand

The Burton Wire is known for thoughtful and meaningful coverage of news impacting the African Diaspora. Every once in a while,...

Cuba Leads Fight Against Ebola

Monica Mark of The Guardian UK is reporting that out of all nations, Cuba has sent the largest medical force to...

Anita Wilson and Rick Robinson Talk New Album ‘Vintage Worship’

  Ms. Anita Wilson is releasing her uplifting sophomore LP, Vintage Worship, on Jun. 24. The inspirational album on the Motown Gospel imprint was primarily written...

Uruguay: Congress Passes Abortion Bill By Slim Margin

The BBC and The Associated Press are reporting that after a vote by Congress late Tuesday night, Uruguay is well on its...

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