Did you know today is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition? Me either. Here are a few more things we didn’t talk about today, but thought you should know.

Rodney King death ruled accidental – The coroner’s office ruled King’s death accidental but found several illegal drugs in his system. {Fox News}

Syrian Capital Under Siege – Things in Syria just went from bad to worse. {Voice of America}

Thieves target iPhone, Android phone users – If you’re in Florida, watch out. Thieves are snatching phones. {WKMG Orlando}

Red Vines black licorice recalled due to high levels of lead – I’ve never met anyone who liked black licorice, but in case you do…you might want to stop eating it. {ABC News}

D’Angelo Covers UPTOWN + Estelle Rocks SHEEN + Towanda Braxton’s New Photoshoot – D’Angelo is looking quite dapper on the cover of Uptown. Love it! {theYBF}

Winning words: From bumfreezer to xi – Are you addicted to Words With Friends? Add a few more winning words to your repertoire. {BBC}

Venus and Serena Against the World – When I grow up, I want a body like Serena! {New York Times Magazine}

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