Africa: New Chief of UN Women Says Girls Education Will Help End Poverty

0 is reporting that Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the new Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equity and the Empowerment of...

EXCLUSIVE: Sergio Mendes Talks 'A Night in Rio', Duke Ellington and

After five decades, the legendary Sergio Mendes happily remains on the cutting edge of music. The proud Brazilian attributes his sound...

Thanksgiving: What Are We Really Celebrating?

Writing for Creative Loafing in 2007, the Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses the myth of Thanksgiving...

Janet Jackson Joins Billionaire Club

Slide over Oprah, there's a new billionaire in town. Singer/Actress Janet Jackson has recently joined the ranks of celebrities who have...

Gabonian Footballer Banned for Responding to Fans Racist Abuse

BBC Sports is reporting that Gabon midfielder Guelor Kanga, 24,  has been banned for three matches by the Russian Football Union...

Tamir Rice: Victim’s 14-Year-Old Sister Tackled and Handcuffed After Shooting

Eliott C. McLaughlin of CNN is reporting that the 14-year-old sister of Tamir Rice, 12, who was shot and killed by...

Gene Mutation Leads to Higher Risk for Alzheimer's in African Americans

Janice Lloyd of USA Today is reporting that a new gene mutation has been found that increases African Americans' risks for...

NAAAOM Files $10B Lawsuit Against AT&T and DirectTV

The National Association of African American Owned Media (NAAAOM) has filed a $10 billion lawsuit against AT&T and DirecTV for race...

U.S.: Minority Snubs May Lead to Revision of Rooney Rule

Jarrett Bell of USA Today is reporting that eight NFL head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions have been filled...

Buzzfeed: 31 Signs You’re a Third Culture Kid

According to Ruth Van Reken, the sociologist who coined the term, "Third Culture Kid": “A third culture kid is a person who...

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