‘Banshee’: Multicultural Cast Shares Thoughts on Race in America

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Banshee doesn’t sound like much on the surface. It’s an hour-long Friday night series that chronicles an ex-con Lucas Hood (Antony...

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is A Short Walk to the Oscars

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Based on an autobiography of the same name, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom chronicles familial and historic events in the life...

NBJC and SBA Urge LGBT Community to Build Businesses

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The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) stopped through Atlanta Aug. 11-13 to encourage the black...

'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley': Doc Celebrates Iconic Performer

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HBO's long awaited documentary, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley premieres tonight. Produced, narrated and directed by Academy award-winning actress/comedienne Goldberg, the...

‘Mistresses’ and ‘Devious Maids’: Is There Hypocrisy in TV Democracy?

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ABC's show 'Mistresses' has been criticized for celebrating mistresses, known in many married circles as home wrecking harlots. Based on the...

U.S.: Obama to Award Medal of Honor to 19 Victims of Discrimination

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The Washington Post is reporting that United States President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation...

Nigerian Expats Talk School Girl Abductions, Boko Haram and What’s Next

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Nearly four weeks into the kidnappings of 276 girls in Borno State, Nigeria,  feelings of frustration with Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's...

Nigeria: First Lady Orders Arrest of ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Protest Leader

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Al Jazeera is reporting that First Lady Patience Jonathan has accused 'Bring Back Our Girls' protest leaders of fabricating some of the...

All Africa: Survey Says Rwanda Top Promoter of Gender Equality

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AllAfrica.com is reporting that Rwanda is Africa's top-performing advocate of gender equality, followed by the Seychelles, Mozambique, South Africa and Botswana...

Policing Women’s Garb From L.A. to Namibia

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Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's Editor-in-Chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. examines the phenomena of policing women's bodies through dress...

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