Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer, entrepreneur, and professor living her best life with her daughter, Kai, and fur-son, Mr. Miyagi. She is founder and editor in chief of The Burton Wire, a news blog covering news of the African diaspora. An expert in the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality with film and media, Nsenga has contributed to Huffington Post, The Grio, and The New York Times, and serves as culture and politics editor for BlackPressUSA. She is a former editor at large for The Root and cultural critic for Creative Loafing. An activist scholar, Nsenga has written numerous articles and most recently co-edited a book on Black Women’s Mental Health. You can see and hear her on radio, TV, and new media waxing poetic about these issues. In her spare time she vacillates between fighting the power and happy hour.