Black Filmmakers That Changed the Game

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton highlights black filmmakers that changed the game for blacks in...

Australia Passes Bill to Officially Recognize Indigenous Population

BBC  News UK is reporting that Australia's lower house has unanimously passed a bill recognizing Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples...

Mali Takes Back Hombori from Islamist Rebels

BBC Africais reporting that Malian and French troops have retaken the town of Hombori, officials say, as they continue their campaign...

Akosua Report: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

by Akosua Lowery Arturo Alfonso Schomburg “History must restore what slavery took away from the Negro, his glorious past to act as stimulation...

Jamaica: Sheckema Cunningham Makes Martial Arts History

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Sheckema Cunningham, a rising star in the world of martial arts, has made history. Jamaica’s sports...

Remembering Paul Robeson: The Emperor Jones

by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. If you're familiar with the term, "Renaissance Man," then the name Paul Robeson is not news to...

Akosua Report: Patrice Émery Lumumba

by Akosua Lowery Patrice Émery Lumumba “Lumumba the greatest Black man who ever walked the African continent. He didn’t fear anybody. He...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Turns 105

  by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Happy Founders Day to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.* Founded on January 15, 1908...

Akosua Report: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Burton Wire is proud to announce the addition of The Akosua Report: Facts on The African Diaspora, written by Akosua...

Mali: Islamist Rebels Seize Diabaly

The BBC is reporting that Islamist fighters in Mali have seized a town in government-controlled territory amid a military intervention by...

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