State of the Union 2013: Barack the Magic Negro?

written by Devona Walker While President Obama was still giving his State of the Union address, Fox News’ website had already posted...

‘A Fragile Trust’: Documentary on Rise and Fall of Jayson Blair Airs Tonight

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times is the 75-minute feature documentary directed by Samantha...

Boris Kodjoe Produces 2013 Soul Train Awards

"Let's go!" barks Boris Kodjoe as he leads his entourage to a backstage service elevator of the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas,...

Liberia: Prosecutors Want Taylor Prison Term Lengthened

0 is reporting that prosecutors at the ongoing appeal hearing of ex-president Charles Taylor have asked judges of the UN backed...

Five Ways to Celebrate Dr. King on MLK Day

by Nsenga K. Burton The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday is in honor of one of the most revered figures...

Nigeria: Lagos First African City to Get Monopoly Board Game

BBC News is reporting that the first African city edition of the famous board game Monopoly has been launched in Lagos....

Sochi 2014: Sochi Mayor Says No Gay People Here

BBC News is reporting that Anatoly Pakhomov, mayor of Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, has said that no gay...

Black Reality Television: The Rebirth of Fool

Writing for, the BurtonWire's Editor-in-Chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses the horrible representations of blacks in the latest reality programming...

FAMU Hazing Trial Starts Today

Mike Schneider of the Associated Press is reporting that the trial of four members of Florida A&M's marching band charged with...

President Trump’s Verbal Abuse of Rep. Omar Must End

President Trump’s verbal abuse and attacks on women in general and black women specifically are dangerous. I refuse to allow Republicans...

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