#Blackout Tuesday: The Problem With this Symbolic Protest

As major cities in the United States are in utter and complete chaos over the continued failure to protect or defend...

Timberland Severs Ties with French Designer Over Use of N-Word

Marjon Carlos of Fusion is reporting that Timberland has severed ties with French fashion designer Jean Touitou over his use of...

Dick Gregory Unchained: Calls Out Spike Lee

by Nsenga K. Burton In a video (audio recording) hosted by WeAllBeTV's YouTube channel, activist and comedian Dick Gregory calls out Spike...

T.I. Riffs on ‘Paperwork’, Diversifying His Hustle & Changing the Game

After 13 years recording for major labels and releasing nine total studio albums, T.I. is completely aware that he can be...

Buzzfeed: 31 Signs You're a Third Culture Kid

According to Ruth Van Reken, the sociologist who coined the term, "Third Culture Kid": “A third culture kid is a person who...

Ugochi Nwaogwugwu: ‘Don’t Mind Them’

To say that this has been a crazy week is pretty much an understatement. With the U.S. Supreme Court gutting section...

Zurbano Demoted After Op-Ed on Discrimination Against Black Cubans?

The Root is reporting that Roberto Zurbano, a top editor at Cuban publishing house Casa de las Americas has been demoted...

S.A.: Video of Frail Mandela Causes Outrage

Nick Thompson and Ken Norgaard of CNN are reporting that a video making the rounds featuring a frail and disconnected former...

Hip-Hop Pioneer Larry Smith Dies

Tragedy struck in hip hop when radio personality Combat Jack posted to Twitter that iconic producer and instrumentalist Larry Smith died...

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...

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