Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 2/10
Are you suffering from a case of too-many-news-sources-and-not-enough time? Don’t worry, there’s a cure. JET rounds up the relevant headlines of the day in entertainment, breaking news and lifestyle trends.
Click and catch up here every evening with our Post It Notes:
The so-called “celebrity” boxing match between George Zimmerman and DMX is off. The fight’s promoter, Damon Feldman, officially canceled the fight on Saturday, February 8, via a Twitter announcement: “The George Zimmerman fight is canceled I’m sorry for anyone I hurt with this but this was a very big opportunity thank you.”
Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation. Missouri’s All-America defensive end came out to the entire country Sunday night and could become the first openly gay player in America’s most popular sport.
Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of Kanye West’s debut album The College Dropout. Yes, you read that right. It has been an entire decade since the show-stopping rapper first hit mainstream airways and acclaim with songs like “Jesus Walks” and “The New Workout Plan.”
KTLA’s Sam Rubin confuses Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishbourne and the actor’s response is EPIC. Check out the video here.
Energy provider ComEd launched its “Power of One” campaign, which honored 28 “neighborhood heroes” in the Chicago area. The Black History Month event took place last Thursday at the DuSable Museum. Honorees include representatives of churches, nonprofits and other organizations that help the community. Below is a group picture of the honorees: