2013 Oscars: Denzel Washington and Quvenzhane Wallis Nominated

Quvenzhane Wallis is the youngest nominee in the category of Best Actress in the history of the Academy Awards. Todd Leopold of...

Meet the Sheltons: Couple Helped to Desegregate Atlanta's Restaurants

In 1963, America’s Deep South was a hotbed for hopelessness as a result of racial tension. In Birmingham, AL, blacks striving for...

Akosua Report: Dr. Jacob H. Carruthers

written by Akosua Lowery “No one is alarmed when white scholars become experts on black thought because whites are generally considered qualified...

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...

Judy Smith Talks Crisis & ‘Scandal’

  by Christopher A. Daniel Judy Smith has great stage presence. She’s always anticipating the next chapter of her life. The inspiration and co-executive producer...

U.S.: EPA Chief Lisa P. Jackson to Step Down

John M. Broder of the New York Times is reporting that Lisa P. Jackson is stepping down as administrator of the...

Loretta Lynch Expected to be Next Attorney General

CNN is reporting that President Obama has nominated Loretta Lynch to be the next United States Attorney General.  If confirmed, Lynch...

First Democratic National Debate pt. 2 2019 Wrap-Up

The Debate The debate kicked off just as we expected -- with way too many people. NBC seemed to get a handle...

Bananas Hurled at Italy's First Black Minister of Integration

CNN.com is reporting that bananas were thrown at Cecile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister of integration. Holly Yan, Lauren Russell and...

Nigeria: Anti-LGBTI Bill Passed; Will President Jonathan Veto?

Writing for AllAfrica.com, Amnesty International has called on Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan to veto a Same Sex Marriage prohibition bill that...

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