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

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

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

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...

ABFF 2013: 'The Best Man' Stars Reunite for Sequel

As if the Miami Heat clinching the NBA Championship weren't enough to make this a hot weekend, then the 17th Annual...

‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Documentary Explores Tragedy and Triumph

Nas: Time is Illmatic is a feature documentary that chronicles the preconditions and circumstances leading up to the making of the...

‘Do The Right Thing’ GMA Reunion

As part of the Good Morning America/Entertainment Weekly Reunion Blowout series, the cast of Spike Lee's seminal film, Do The Right...

Colombia: Shakira’s Virtual Baby Shower Rocks

by Nsenga K. Burton Rolling Stone is reporting that celebrated singer Shakira is hosting a virtual baby shower with soccer star boyfriend...

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...

Why the Uproar Over Abducted Nigerian School Girls Now

In the most recent episode of “Where’s the Outrage When Horrible Things Happen to Black Girls” 234 school girls were kidnapped...

Uganda: Is Anti-Pornography Law Causing Mini-Skirt Harassment?

On AllAfrica.com, reporting for Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Joseph Elunya is examining the possible link between Uganda's recent passage of an anti-pornography...

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Arrested in Zimbabwe

Reuters is reporting that former congressman Mel Reynolds has been arrested in Zimbabwe, an immigration official said on Tuesday, after state...

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