Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 12/31

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African Americans Own The Twitter

African-Americans in Chicago are more likely than those nationwide to use Twitter and LinkedIn as their go-to social media sites, according to newly released research.

Lung Cancer Scans Urged for Some Smokers

Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation’s top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday — even as they stressed that the tests aren’t for everyone.

Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ Is Top Grossing Black Film In 2013
It’s been a good year for Lee Daniels’ The Butler and with huge box office victories in the first two weeks of its release, the hit has now become the highest grossing Black film of the year.

Leave Romney’s Grandbaby Out Of Jokes

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry issued an apology Tuesday morning for her insensitive comments about former presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Black grandson, according to CNN. On her self-titled weekend program, Harris-Perry and her panelists decided to caption a photo of Romney and his wife surrounded by their grandchildren with a rendition of the popular Sesame Street song “One of These Things is Not Like the Others.”