Chris Lighty, Manager of Hip-Hop Stars, Dies at 44 – Our hearts and prayers go out to Lighty and his family. He was a pioneer and most certainly will be missed. {NY Times}

South Africa Charges Miners With Murder – Weeks after South African police shot and killed 34 miners during a labor strike, the country has charged 270 miners arrested during the strike under an “Roman-Dutch common purpose law often used under apartheid.” Activists are protesting the decision and calling for President Zuma’s resignation. {Washington Post}

Bonnie Greer: ‘TV needs to wake up to minorities or end up in a museum’ – Even UK TV is having an issue with diversity. This is one reason I love web series (especially UK ones) so very much. {The Independent}

Texas voter ID law struck down by federal judges – Let’s hope other measures to block the vote fail as well. {USA Today}

RuPaul First Drag Queen in ‘Female Force’ Comic Book Series – WERK! {Jezebel}

Angolans Vote Amid Rising Discontent – Despite rising conflicts, Angolans headed to the polls for only the second time since 1992! {Wall Street Journal}

Adviser: Romney thought Clint Eastwood was ‘funny’ – He might be the only one. {USA Today}

Randy Jackson reportedly no longer an ‘American Idol’ judge – Guess the Dawg is out. {theGrio}

BONUS: Actress Jennifer Lewis is coming to a web series near you. If the theme song is any indication, this should be FUN!

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