Google Hangout with ‘The Book of Negroes’ Author & Cast

Join the Burton Wire on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. for a Google Hangout with Lawrence Hill, the award-winning...

Karen Pittman: ‘Disgraced’ Breakout Star Talks Art & Life

Karen Pittman is a star. Not a star like Viola Davis, Meryl Streep or Julia Roberts, yet, but a star in...

Blackbird’s Julian Walker: ‘Everyone Deserves Love, So Stop Judging.’

Atlanta’s premier LGBT film festival, Out on Film, kicked off this year’s festivities with two highly-anticipated screenings of director Patrik-Ian Polk's...

‘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...

HBCUs Fight for Student Enrollment

HBCU Digest is reporting that financial hurdles for low-income first generation college students,  increases in admissions standards, and outdated recruitment practices are causing...

Dr. Maya Angelou’s Work to Become Hip-Hop Album

The Grio is reporting that excerpts from  Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will be incorporated into...

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...

Author James Hardy: 20th Anniversary of ‘B-Boy Blues’ Makes ATL Stage Debut

This year marks the 20th anniversary of author James Earl Hardy releasing his debut literary masterpiece, B-Boy Blues. His groundbreaking, best-selling novel...

Playwright Darren Canady: ‘Right On’ Reflects Art & Community

Playwright and University of Kansas professor Darren Canady knows there’s an art to transforming communities. His semi-autobiographical dramatic writing centers on...

Buzz: The Kenyan ‘Erin Brokovich’ & Beyoncé Drops $7M to House Homeless

These two ladies are making it happen in their communities. Read about environmental activist Phyllis Omido, who faced death threats to tackle...

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