Akosua Report: Francois-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture

“I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man” - Francois-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture On May 20,...

South Africa: Arrests Made in Soweto Protests

IOL News is reporting that arrests have been made in Protea Glen south Soweto due to service delivery protests.  Four more...

Akosua Report: Stokely Carmichael

“…black people in this country unite, recognize their heritage, and build a sense of community." - Stokley Carmichael Kwame Ture born...

‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Documentary Explores Tragedy and Triumph

Nas: Time is Illmatic is a feature documentary that chronicles the preconditions and circumstances leading up to the making of the...

Brandon Marshall Signs Extension and Pledges $1M to Fight Mental Health

Chicago Bears wide received Brandon Marshall has signed a $30 million contract extension with the Chicago Bears. Marshall, who says he...

Chadwick Boseman Hits Home Run in 42

Writing for The Root, the Burton Wire's editor-in-chief interviewed '42' star Chadwick Boseman about his preparation for the role of a...

The Burton Wire’s Christopher A. Daniel Featured on HuffPost Live

The Burton Wire's Deputy Editor Christopher A. Daniel recently had the opportunity to chat with talk show host/activist Tavis Smiley on HUFFPost...

Brazil: 31 Student Arrests in Protests Over Rio Bus Fares

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that protests over the increase in bus fares in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

Akosua Report: Tidjane Thiam

“I know this might sound shocking but I wish a list like this did not have to exist. It is a...

Rwanda Highlighted in Tech Best Practices Broadband Report

Caribbean News Now is reporting that The Broadband Commission for Digital Development has issued a report looking at several aspects of...

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