Nsenga Burton Talks Baltimore on CCTV

Speaking with CCTV America's Mike Walter, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses the uprisings in Baltimore...

Deputy Ben Fields: Fired After Violent H.S. Incident

Craig Melvin and Erik Ortiz of NBC News are reporting that Deputy Ben Fields has been fired after video of him...

Brenda Tindal Makes History at Levine Museum of the New South

Mark Washburn of the Charlotte Observer is reporting historian Brenda Tindal, 34, has been named head historian for the Levine Museum of the...

R.I.P. Michael Brown: Slain Unarmed Teenager Laid to Rest; Watch Funeral Live

Funeral services for Michael Brown, the slain unarmed teenager killed on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, MO by police officer Darren Wilson....

MLK's Dream Inspires DREAMers

by  Chad U. Jones In the spirit of  MLK Day this week, the DREAMers -- the relentless caste of undocumented, first-generation, young...

HBCUs: Blacks in Technology Convening at Stanford

NPR is reporting that representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are meeting this week to talk about African Americans...

African Migrants Protest Israeli Detention Law

AllAfrica.com is reporting that African migrants are protesting an Israeli law that allows authorities to detain indefinitely those without valid visas....

Renisha McBride: Killer Sentenced to 17 Years

Ed White of The Huffington Post is reporting that Theodore Wafer, the man convicted of shooting unarmed teen Renisha McBride in...

Congressman Louis Stokes: Champion of the Poor Dies

The world is mourning the loss of Congressman Louis Stokes, the first African-American congressman from Ohio, who passed away on Tuesday of...

South Africa: Arrests Made in Soweto Protests

IOL News is reporting that arrests have been made in Protea Glen south Soweto due to service delivery protests.  Four more...

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