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News From Around the Web: April 24 Edition

April 24th, 2012

In today’s top news, Jennifer Hudson takes the stand in her family’s murder trial, the DOJ is suing Jacksonville, Florida over allegedly discriminatory firefighter exams and the resignation of the Sanford police chief in the Trayvon Martin case is rejected by the city commission.

Jennifer Hudson takes the stand in her family’s murder trial. [BET]

The DOJ is suing Jacksonville, Florida over allegedly discriminatory firefighter exams. [Reuters]

The resignation of the Sanford police chief in the Trayvon Martin case is rejected by the city commission. [BET]

An Alabama white man is beaten by a group of African-Americans after taunting a group of Black teens. [Local 15]

Essence sacks white male editor over offensive Facebook post. [Journal-isms]

A college student launches “African-Americans for Mitt Romney” Website. [The Hill]

A 13-year-old girl died during a shooting in a Harlem housing project. [NBC]

Dr. Dre shuts down rumors of a Tupac hologram tour. [BET]

T.I. steps in between the growing beef between rappers Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks. [BET]

South Sudan’s leader says Sudan has declared war. [AP]

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