Post It Notes: Hot Headlines on 7/18

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1. Trayvon Martin’s Family Speaks

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin toured the network news circuit Thursday morning and admitted they’re still in shock over the George Zimmerman verdict. We have to admit, we are, too! Tell us how you’re making a difference in the community with our #Anger2Action social media campaign.

2. Justice Served

John Henry Spooner, the 76-year-old man accused of killing 13-year-old Darius Simmons, was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide on Wednesday. But the jury is still trying to decide if Spooner was mentally ill at the time of the murder.

3. Detroit Bankrupt

Motor City filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection Thursday afternoon, becoming the largest U.S. city to do so. Detroit is trying to scramble its way through $18.5 billion of debt. Yikes!

4. Scandal-ous Emmy Nom

The “Scandal” actress was nominated for lead actress in a drama series. While Cicely Tyson was nominated back in the day, she didn’t win. Here’s hoping Washington makes history!

5. What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Tina Turner probably has a whole new perspective on her hit 1984 hit now. The 73-year-old singer married her long-time boyfriend of 27 years, Erwin Bach, in Switzerland this past weekend.

6. King James Reigns

LeBron James added another trophy (three more, to be exact) to his ever-growing collection at the ESPYs Wednesday night. The Miami Heat forward won Male Athlete of the Year, Best Championship Performance and Best NBA Player.

7. Rihanna Goes Grey

Well it looks like RiRi must have gotten bored again because the recording artist added some grey to her dark colored hair, declaring “grey is the new black” and dubbing her new hue #Brr. She shared images on Instagram, which you can check out here. Tell us what you think of her new ‘do in our poll!