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Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 12/26

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Congratulations, Lebron James!

James was announced Thursday as The Associated Press’ 2013 Male Athlete of the Year, becoming the third basketball player to capture the award that has been annually awarded since 1931.

The Year In Celeb Love: 2013’s Brides, Breakup’s, and Beyond

We recap the most talked about love moments of 2013—the good, the bad and the ugly.

Ohio Teacher Suspended After Telling Student “We Do Not Need Another Black President”

Ohio teacher, Gil Voigt, has been suspended without pay for allegedly making racially offensive remarks to a student, reports The Cincinnati Enquirer.

The 13-year-veteran teacher at Fairfield Freshman School, was accused of telling a black student, “We don’t need another black president,” after the boy expressed his aspiration to be president. The board suspended Voigt Monday night without pay, the first step needed for termination, says Fairfield City Schools Board President Dan Murray.

2013 Was Banner Year For African American Films

Something extremely remarkable happened in cinema for 2013. Black people saw ourselves on the silver screen in a major way with the release of well over a dozen major films – yes, more than one per month – that featured black casts, told black stories and catered to black audiences.

Behind The Scenes: The Wade-Union Holiday Photo Shoot [Video]

Fresh off of their engagement announcement Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade shot a behind the scenes video of their Christmas photo shoot featuring the hot couple and Wade’s two sons, Zaire and Zion,and his nephew, Dahveon Morris.