‘Chef Deborah’ Talks Food Fighters & Soul Food

Writing for The Huffington Post, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief spoke with Chef Deborah VanTrece about her time on NBC's...

Where is the Outrage Over Race-Based Achievement Standards?

Opinion by Dr. Alton C. Strange One of the things that sets our public education system apart from the rest of the...

World Fantasy Award Offends Okorafor with Bust of Racist Icon

NPR.org is reporting that an award made to resemble famed speculative fiction author H.P. Lovecraft, who is also known for his highly racist...

Chicago Teachers’ Strike: A Missed Opportunity

OPINION by Dr. Rema Reynolds As a former school teacher, I understand the challenges of teaching. Long hours, short pay -- damned if you...

Nelson George: 'Funk is the Link Between Soul and Hip-Hop'

Black pop culture curator Nelson George screened his upcoming VH1 Rock Doc, Finding The Funk, on opening night of Atlanta’s BronzeLens...

Curacao Party Leader Assassinated

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the leader of the largest political party in Curacao's coalition government was shot dead late Sunday...

Spelman College President Dr. Beverly Tatum Talks Racism and Society

Noah Berlatsky of The Atlantic is reporting that Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, the outgoing president of Spelman College, expressed in an...

Buzzfeed Breaks Down Clinton's Breakdown of the GOP

A contributor (nycsouthpaw) for Buzzfeed visually demonstrates why former president Bill Clinton is considered to be one of the best public...

Zimbawe President Mugabe Attends Pope's Inauguration

AllAfrica.com is reporting that President Robert Mugabe was in Italy on Tuesday for the inauguration mass for Pope Francis, bypassing a...

T.I. Riffs on ‘Paperwork’, Diversifying His Hustle & Changing the Game

After 13 years recording for major labels and releasing nine total studio albums, T.I. is completely aware that he can be...

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