The Burton Wire (TBW) has covered many stories throughout 2015 including news from the Caribbean, the U.S., Canada, the UK and various countries in Africa. Whether it was the aftermath of too many tragic deaths, coverage of teen digital entrepreneurs, athletes and entertainers as philanthropists, natural disasters, attacks on civil rights or groundbreaking health discoveries, for the last three years, TBW has endeavored to bring stories of black and brown people from the margins to the center of media coverage. Check out our top 10 most shared stories of 2015 below. Let us know which stories you enjoyed and what you’d like to see more of in 2016 on Twitter or Instagram @TheBurtonWire. We look forward to bringing you more compelling news, culture and politics in 2016. Happy New Year!
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