21 Savage: ICE Arrests Rapper for Overstaying Visa

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's J.D. Capelouto is sharing new details about the arrest of Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage the morning of Superbowl...

Kenya: Al-Shabab Claims Nairobi DusitD2 Hotel Attack

The Associated Press' Joseph Mwihia is reporting Al-Shabab extremists have claimed responsibility for the attack on the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi Kenya....

African Diaspora: New Year’s Eve Traditions

  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

‘Say Her Name’: Sandra Bland Doc Debuts Tonight on HBO

Writing for The Guardian, Jamiles Lartey discusses the documentary, "Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland," which premieres...

Rania Yousseff: Egyptian Actress Faces 5 Years in Prison for Revealing Dress

Zaynab of Hot New Hip-Hop is reporting Egyptian actress Rania Yousseff is facing five years in prison for wearing a revealing...

Libya: Rescued Migrants Refuse to Leave Ship; Would Rather Die

Reporting for Reuters, Ahmed Elumami and Aidan Lewis, migrants on a ship intercepted by Libya are refusing to disembark citing human...

Stacey Abrams Lost Her Battle But ‘Tantrum’ Will Help Win the War

Voter suppression is real. Writing for The Daily Beast, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief examines how Stacey Abrams' refusal to...

Israel: African Migrants Pay Cut by 20 Percent by Govt

Caron Creighton of AP News is reporting Israel has passed a law cutting the pay of African Migrants by 20 percent....

‘Hope & Fury’ Doc Captures MLK as Media Icon

Six decades before social media and viral videos projected the unjust killings of African-Americans often by brutal police force, Dr. Martin...

Marielle Franco: U.N. Calls for Investigation into Assassination

Philip Reeves of National Public Radio (NPR) is reporting the U.N. is calling for an investigation into the assassination of Brazilian...

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