Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Burton WireTap™, The Burton Wire’s podcast which discusses topics and issues at the intersection of black culture and society. Hosted by The Burton Wire‘s founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., this first episode explores a number of topics with inaugural guest Dr. Pellom McDaniels III, Curator for the African-American Collection of the Rose Library at Woodruff Library at Emory University. In this episode they discuss the NCAA’s decision to pay athletes, the loss of political lions the honorable Elijah Cummings and John Conyers, the importance of Black Jockeys and what the Rose Library’s collections offer. Sit back and relax and check out where black culture lives. Tune in December 1, 2019 for the next podcast where we’ll be discussing Black Star Power, Holiday traditions and the 2020 election. Let us know what you think about The Burton WireTap™ on Twitter @TheBurtonWire.