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Notorious B.I.G.: Meta VR Concert to Feature Avatar

Twenty-five years after his death, rap legend Biggie Smalls will return to the stage as an avatar in a virtual-reality concert on Meta's VR...

Cadillac Williams: Auburn Hires First Black Head Coach

Carnell Williams, often referred to as “Cadillac” by many in the Auburn fanbase, was the Tigers running backs coach before then-interim athletic director Rich...

Tanzanian Plane Crash: Death Toll Rises to 19

A Precision Airline flight carrying 43 passengers including an infant crashed into Lake Victoria while attempting to land on the lakeside town of the...

Tiffany Cross Show Canceled: Twitter Responds

Cross, host of “The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross,” has exited MSNBC after the network failed to renew her two-year contract. The internet is in...

Biden-Harris Student Loan Debt Relief Here

Link to application form is here. It only takes a couple of minutes to fill in and submit. The internet has been buzzing with...

The Burton Wire Turns Ten: It’s Our Anniversary

Atlanta, GA (October 7, 2022) – The Burton Wire, the premiere online destination for news and culture of the African Diaspora, will celebrate 10 years of elevating...

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International Black Theatre Summit Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Black Theater

BOSTON, MA – September 10, 2021 – The International Black Theatre Summit, a special initiative of The CRAFT Institute, held this year in collaboration...

Breaking: Open Letter to Hannah Jones Written Under Pseudonym

The open letter to recently appointed Howard University (HU) Knight Chair Professor Nikole Hannah Jones is making noise again as it is being reported...

Jacob Zuma: Former South African President Sentenced to 15 Months in...

A South African court has ordered the arrest of former South African President Jacob Zuma on obstruction charges. Zuma refused an order to appear...

Juneteenth: NMAAM and Nearest Green Distillery Host Grand Openings

Nashville (TBW) - Like many cities in the United States, Black excellence was on full display Juneteenth weekend in Nashville, TN. Twenty-two years in...

Haiti: President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated at Home

Reports are swirling Haiti's President was assassinated at his home early this morning. According to acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph, at approximately 1 a.m.,...

Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide

Celebrated athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013. Culpable...