News From Around the Web: Jan. 30 Edition

January 30th, 2013

In today’s top news, President Obama calls for swift action on immigration reform, a girl who performed at Obama’s inauguration was shot dead in Chicago and Harry Belafonte urged Blacks to get involved in the country’s debate over guns.

President Obama calls for swift action on immigration reform. [BET]

A girl who performed at Obama’s inauguration was shot dead in Chicago. [NBCNews]

Harry Belafonte urged Blacks to get involved in the country’s debate over guns. [AP]

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings says President Obama disrespects the Congressional Black Caucus and other groups of Blacks who supported his re-election. [Sacramento Observer]

Deion Sanders’ daughter Deiondra has joined the Bikini Basketball League. [Yahoo!]

Toyota is recalling 1 million vehicles for airbag and windshield wiper issues. [NBCNews]

Chris Brown was seen wearing a cast after his fight with Frank Ocean. [BET]

A man was charged with the murder of rapper Yung Teddy. [BET]

South Africa’s richest Black man, Patrice Motsepe, will donate half of his wealth to the poor. [BBC]

A Dutch court rejected four of the five claims brought by a group of Nigerian plaintiffs against oil giant Shell. [BBC]

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