Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89

The blogosphere is lit up with remembrances for Blues legend B.B. King, who died last night at age 89. The New...

What if Jordan Davis’ Killer Were Black?

Writing for The Root, Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., The Burton Wire's Editor-in-Chief wonders why there is a national outcry when an...

Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez Dies at 87

The world is mourning the loss of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who died of pneumonia at age 87. Márquez rose...

Kenyans Challenge Foreign Coverage of Elections on Twitter

Caitlin Dewey of the Washington Post is reporting that Kenyans have taken to Twitter to challenge naysayers and members of the...

Lianne La Havas Talks Musical Journey: 'There's Art in Me'

At first glance, Lianne La Havas' Instagram and website show photos of her audience. Even more impressive, after her shows, she...

Johnathan Lee Iverson: Ringling Bros. First Black Ringmaster

written by Christopher A. Daniel Johnathan Lee Iverson is the luckiest man in show business. For 48 weeks a year, he is...

10 African Tech Leaders to Follow on Twitter

CNN is reporting what we've always known, Africa is undergoing a technical revolution that is producing African tech voices that need...

Mandela is Home: Hero’s Body Cheered at Qunu Arrival

Ed Cropley of Arise TV is reporting that local residents cheered the arrival of the body of Nelson Mandela when it...

‘The Shield’ Actor Michael Jace Arrested for Suspicion in Murder of Wife

The blogosphere is lit up over reports that film and television actor Michael Jace has been arrested for suspicion in the...

R.I.P.: ‘The Roots’ Manager Rich Nichols Dies

Rich Nichols, the legendary hip-hop writer, producer and manager of iconic hip-hop group The Roots has died. Nichols, who managed and...

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