It’s Friday. We finally made it, but some people weren’t so lucky. Our hearts go out to the victims in Aurora, Colorado. So, let’s just get down to what we didn’t cover today, but thought you should know.

After shooting: Obama, Romney speak as parents – Glad to see both camps not playing politics with this one. {The AP}

CDC: Fatal car crash risk highest among young drivers – Be sure to teach your younger sisters, brothers, cousins, and teens the ins and outs of safe driving. Keep them protected. {CBS News}

Award-Winning businesswoman appointed to BBC Trust – Sonita Alleyne was just appointed to the BBC’s governing body. Good for her! {The Voice, UK}

Bitchie or not? Alicia Keys rocks a short cut – A. Keys’ new look? Super fly! Do you love it? {Necole Bitchie}

ICYMI: Barbara Walters refuses to take George Zimmerman’s phone call live on “The View” – At least Babs has some sense. {Jezebel}

Sylvia Woods, of Harlem’s Sylvia’s Soul Food, is dead at 86 – RIP to Harlem’s reigning “Queen of Soul Food.” When I moved Uptown, I couldn’t wait to eat at this Harlem institution. Ms Sylvia didn’t disappoint. {theGrio}

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