The Perfect Guy: Sanaa Lathan & Michael Ealy Interview

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses the film, 'The Perfect Guy' with...

SAG Awards: Idris Elba ‘Welcome to Diversity TV’

The 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were broadcast last night on TNT from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Tambay A....

Najee: Saxophonist Talks Longevity & Fatherhood

It’s a year shy of three decades ago when saxophonist and flautist Najee arrived on the music scene with his platinum-selling...

Somalia's First Formal Musical Event in 25 Years

Phil Moore of Al Jazeera is reporting that Somalia held its first formal musical performances in more than 25 years last week....

Mixed-Race Miss France Gets Racist Threats on Social Media

The Voice (UK) is reporting that the 2014 Miss France Flora Coquerel, 19, has been receiving racist threats via social media...

Andre Harrell: Legendary Music Executive Dies at 59

  The Twitterverse is in mourning after reports legendary music executive Andre Harrell was found dead today in his Los Angeles apartment....

Harry Belafonte to Receive Prestigious Humanitarian Award from Academy

Reuters is reporting that that Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences is honoring legendary singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte...

Dr. Dre: ‘The Chronic’ 20 Years Later

By the early 1990s, hip hop was on a roll with heavy MTV rotation, modest Billboard chart success, prime time sitcoms,...

‘Deception’ and ‘Soul Food Junkies’: Must-See TV

0 by Nsenga K. Burton Must-see Thursdays has turned into Must-see Mondays for the African Diaspora. NBC's 'Deception' starring Meagan Good and Laz...

Howard U: School of Communications to Be Named for Cathy Hughes

The Hilltop Online is reporting Howard University's School of Communications will change its name to honor legendary broadcaster Cathy Hughes. The...

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