Vh1’s Rock Doc on ATL Rap Leaves Viewers Wanting More

Black music scenes in America have always been characterized as having a specific “sound.” Scenes, or cities, such as Detroit, Memphis,...

'Invisible Universe' Documentary Explores Blackness and Science-Fiction

M. Asli Dukan's documentary 'Invisible Universe: A History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction' explores the relationship between the Black body and...

EJI and Google.org Partner to Resolve Racial Justice

Google.org recently pledged to double its $1 million contribution to further support the innovative social justice and community engagement work of...

R.I.P.: ‘The Roots’ Manager Rich Nichols Dies

Rich Nichols, the legendary hip-hop writer, producer and manager of iconic hip-hop group The Roots has died. Nichols, who managed and...

Africans Launch Blogs to Repair Image of Continent

Ebony.com is highlighting a number of Africans that are launching publications to combat the negative stereotypes of Africans in culture and...

US and Cuba to Start Talks to Normalize Relations

BBC News is reporting that the US and Cuba are to start talks to normalize diplomatic ties in a historic shift...

South Africans Offer Thoughts on Anti-Apartheid Icon Nelson Mandela

Iconic anti-Apartheid activist Nelson 'Madiba' Mandela is fighting for his life in a Pretoria hospital. Admitted for a lung infection, the...

Akosua Report: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Burton Wire is proud to announce the addition of The Akosua Report: Facts on The African Diaspora, written by Akosua...

10 African Tech Leaders to Follow on Twitter

CNN is reporting what we've always known, Africa is undergoing a technical revolution that is producing African tech voices that need...

PitchBLACK Interactive Competition: 10 Teams Vie for $150,000

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, ten producing teams will take to the stage at the third annual PitchBLACK interactive pitching session,...

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