Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 10/15
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Affirmative action opponents persuaded Michigan voters to outlaw any consideration of race after the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions. That state’s constitutional amendment is now being examined by the high court to determine whether the change the voters sought is in fact discriminatory.
Police arrested an electrician at Walt Disney World in Orlando on child-porn charges Monday. According to the police report, Charles Steven Proctor, 56, posed as a lesbian mother of three daughters and allegedly solicited child pornography through a fetish website.
Maxine Powell, who was responsible for developing the charm, grace and style of Motown Records’ artists during the Detroit label’s 1960s heyday, died Monday at age 98. Motown Historical Museum CEO Allen Rawls said Powell died of natural causes at a hospital in Southfield, Mich.
Joanne Borgella, American Idol alum and Wilhelmina model, has revealed via Facebook that she is battling cancer. She posted a video telling her friends and fans that she was diagnosed two and a half weeks ago. In the short clip, Borgella is seen in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy.
Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) takes to Instagram to express his thoughts in troubling message. He writes a detailed note of his sufferings from insecurity, fear and loneliness on a hotel paper. The image lists all the things that he is afraid of raising speculation as to of this is a cry for help or not.