First Democratic National Debate 2019 Wrap-Up

PSA: This post is written from the perspective of one black women. Deal with it.  The Debate Yesterday, ten of the 2020 Democratic...

Sudan: Facts About the African Nation in Crisis

The North African Country of Sudan is in crisis. After the forced and successful removal of president Omar al-Bashir, who had...

Stacey Abrams: Watch SOTU & Abrams Response LIVE

President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union Address tonight at 9 p.m. EST. Georgia Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey...

Ilhan Omar: First Somali American Sworn Into Congress

With her daughter Ilwad looking on, Ilhan Omar was sworn into office, becoming the first Somali American to serve in Congress....

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish Video Airs Alleged Transfer of Remains

Reuters is reporting footage of the transfer of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's remains in suitcases has been aired on pro-government Turkish...

Africa: China and Russia’s Footprint Challenges U.S.

Writing for, Michael Cohen, Samer Al-Atrush, Henry Meyer and Margaret Taley contextualizes United States National Security Adviser John Bolton's "new...

Somalia: U.S. Re-Establishes Permanent Diplomatic Presence

Eli Watkins and Jennifer Hansler of CNN are reporting the U.S. State Department has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia, three...

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...

Lucy McBath: Mother on a Mission

  Writing for Black Press USA/NNPA, The Burton Wire's Founder & Editor-in-Chief talks to then Georgia 6th District Congressional candidate Lucy McBath...

Brazil: Why Some Afro-Brazilians May Vote for a Racist Candidate

Writing for The Root,  journalist Kiratiana Freelon examines the quagmire of why some Afro-Brazilians may choose to vote for a de...

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