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News From Around the Web: April 20

April 20th, 2012

In today’s top news, George Zimmerman apologizes to Trayvon Martin’s family, Michelle Bachmann used the phrase “tar baby” in reference to President Obama’s energy policy and President Obama tells students, “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.”

George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s shooter, appears in court for bail hearing. [BET]

Michelle Bachmann used the phrase “tar baby” in reference to President Obama’s energy policy. [AP]

President Obama tells students, “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth.” [NBC]

Sheree Whitfield is leaving the Real Housewives of Atlanta. [BET]

Oprah not listed among Time’s 100 Most Influential People. [Reuters]

Oprah is slated to speak at Spelman’s graduation this year. [AJC]

Measles cases reached 15-year high in 2011. [CNN]

The FDA confirms that Gulf seafood is safe for consumption despite discoveries of deformities. [AP]

Starbucks to discontinue using dye extracted from bugs for their beverages. [CNN]

South Sudan to pull out of disputed oil town. [CBS]

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News From Around the Web: March 27 Edition

March 27th, 2012

In today’s top news, Bobby Brown is arrested for driving under the influence, Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with colon cancer and a New Orleans police officer is suspended after an insensitive post about Trayvon Martin.

Bobby Brown is arrested for driving under the influence. [BET]

Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with colon cancer. [BET]

New Orleans police officer suspended after insensitive post about Trayvon Martin. [CNN]

Some Hunger Games fans were disappointed to see characters played by Blacks in the film adaptation. [MSNBC]

Parents of Trayvon Martin to appear on Capitol Hill in a forum on racial profiling. [CNN]

The distinctive pink hue of Starbucks’s Strawberrry Frappuccino come from insects. [ABC]

Syria accepts former U.N. chief Kofi Annan’s six-point plan for peace. [AJE]

Gunmen in Nigeria attack the U.S. Embassy. [Vanguard]

Credit report websites are being used by hackers to sell private information. [MSNBC]

Study shows too much sitting can be hazardous to health. [HealthDay]

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