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...

Happy Father's Day: Angie Stone's 'Brotha'

In celebration of Father's Day, The Burton Wire (TBW) is sending love to all of the fathers, grandfathers, father figures, uncles,...

Georgia: Police Sent to Black Homes to Challenge Voting Rights

Fresh from our, "Is it 1816 or 2016" file, multiple news media outlets are reporting the Hancock County Board of Elections and...

Black American Globetrotters are Fastest-Growing Travel Market

Writing for The Daily Beast, Charlise Ferguson explores the fastest-growing travel market -- young, hip, urban millenials. Using social media tools...

South Carolina: Confederate Flag Comes Down

CNN and other networks broadcast the removal of the Confederate flag from the state capit0l in Columbia, South Carolina today at...

The Spinners' Original Lead Singer Dies

MSN is reporting that the former lead singer of the soul music group "The Spinners" has died in Orlando, Fla. Bobbie...

Breaking: Explosion at Colorado Springs NAACP Headquarters

Jesse Paul of the Denver Post is reporting that an improvised explosive device was detonated against the exterior wall of a...

Last Member of 65,000-year-old Tribe Dies

Anny Shaw of the Daily Mail UK is reporting that Boa Sr, the last native of the Andaman Islands, has died....

Hunger Games Star Speaks On Cultural Appropriation

NBC is reporting that Amandla Stenberg, best known for her role as "Rue" in The Hunger Games, has been the cause...

Google Hangout: The Burton Wire Talks Black Travelers

Today, The Burton Wire will host a Google Hangout on the topic of "Black Travelers: Exploring the New Travel Class."  Young...

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