Meet the Sheltons: Couple Helped to Desegregate Atlanta’s Restaurants

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In 1963, America’s Deep South was a hotbed for hopelessness as a result of racial tension. In Birmingham, AL, blacks striving for...

WondaGurl Ebony Oshunrinde, 16, Creates Beat for Jay-Z

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Karissa Donkin of The Toronto Star is reporting that Brampton's Ebony Oshunrinde, 16, created a beat used on “Crown,” a track...

Akosua Report: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Burton Wire is proud to announce the addition of The Akosua Report: Facts on The African Diaspora, written by Akosua...

Blue-Eyed Soul: Madonna's 'MDNA' Highest-Grossing Tour of 2012

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by Christopher A. Daniel It’s Oct. 6, 1982. An unknown singer, Madonna, releases her uptempo debut single, "Everybody."  The track is funky...

Meet the Sheltons: Couple Helped to Desegregate Atlanta's Restaurants

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In 1963, America’s Deep South was a hotbed for hopelessness as a result of racial tension. In Birmingham, AL, blacks striving for...

Namibia: Reactions to Ban on Mini-Skirts

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written by Kaitlin Higgins  Margreth Nunuhe of New Era is reporting that, in Namibia, women will soon be arrested for wearing skirts...

Nicholas Kristof on ‘Half the Sky,’ Impact of Women on Development

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As a storyteller—in his journalism as well as in his books—it would be unfitting if Nicholas Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New...

Namibia: Reactions to Ban on Mini-Skirts

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written by Kaitlin Higgins  Margreth Nunuhe of New Era is reporting that, in Namibia, women will soon be arrested for wearing skirts...

Mandela Hospitalized Again, 'Responding Positively' to Treatment

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BBC Africa is reporting that former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized for a recurring lung infection. The office...

Africa: 55 Billionaires and Counting

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Pan African Magazine is reporting that Africa has 55 billionaires worth more than $143 billion including a Nigerian woman said to...

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