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Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 8/23

Photo courtesy of Kris Jenner's Twitter account

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Federal Employee Behind Racist Website

A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday. Ayo Kimathi, who is an acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, operates the site, War on the Horizon, which includes descriptions of an “unavoidable, inevitable clash with the white race.” Kimathi is black.

Random Attack Leaves Veteran Dead Police in Spokane, Wash., have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who had survived the battle for Okinawa. Authorities say the two young men, between 16 and 19 years old, approached Delbert Belton in his car at random Wednesday night outside an Eagles Lodge as he was waiting for a friend.

Kanye Reveals North West

Now we finally know what North West looks like! The rapper revealed a picture of his baby with Kim Kardashian on Kris Jenner’s talk show Friday. The adorable little girl has Kanye’s cheeks and Kim’s eyes, according to Jenner. Kanye said he hopes North looks like her mom when she gets older.

Kendrick Lamar Nabs 14 BET Noms

Kendrick Lamar, who has been labeled by many as the Savior of Rap, has been nominated for 14 BET Hip-Hop Awards, the most out of any artist for the eighth annual awards show. Last year, Lamar won BET’s Lyricist of the Year and his album, “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” recently sold more than 1 million units, according to the Associated Press.

Lee Thompson Young Funeral

The young actor, who died of a self-inflicted gun wound to the head Monday, was laid to rest at his at his old stomping grounds Friday. On the lot where Rizzoli & Isles is filmed at Paramount Pictures, friends and family gathered for a private ceremony to say goodbye to the fallen star.

GOP Lawmaker Links Black Poverty To Chicken

Vicki Marble, a Republican state senator in Colorado, attempted to connect poverty in Black communities to chicken. Yes, chicken. Let’s try to make sense of this craziness. She shared statistics that showed the racial disparities by race in the Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force meeting at the Denver capitol.

George Zimmerman Shops For A Gun Looks like George Zimmerman is officially out of hiding. The former Sanford, Fla. neighborhood watchman, who shot 17-year-old, Trayvon Martin and was later acquitted of murder, was spotted browsing in a gun manufacturing company called Kel-Tec.