Lauryn Hill Begins Prison Sentence

USA Today is reporting that Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence on Monday for failing to...

2014 Golden Globes: ’12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture

The highly-anticipated 2014 Golden Globe awards aired last night and there were few surprises. While the African Diaspora was well-represented in...

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...

Nigeria: Ebola Experimental Drug Hopes Dashed

2 is reporting that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that reports of the experimental drug for...

African and Caribbean Immigrants: U.S. Reform Bill Could Block Entry

Kevin Bogardus and Russell Berman of the Bay State Banner are reporting that black lawmakers and civil rights groups are concerned...

Is the U.S. Supreme Court Destroying ‘Representative Democracy’?

Last week, the five conservative judges on the U.S. Supreme Court deemed that monetary caps on how much an individual could...

Mixed Chicks Wins $8M in Lawsuit Against Sally Beauty

Jet is reporting that hair care company Mixed Chicks was awarded $8 million against the Sally Beauty Supply chain in a...

EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Neville Talks ‘My True Story’ (Album), God and Grace

For over five decades, Aaron Neville has entertained audiences with his unique wailing vocals and willingness to defy fitting neatly into...

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