What We’re Reading This Week (July 12, 2013)

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Celebs for Trayvon

Throughout the George Zimmerman trial, millions of people have expressed their sympathy for Trayvon Martin. Celebrities are showing their support too.

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Facebook Blackout for Trayvon Martin

Facebook users are swapping their profile pictures for black boxes to make a social media statement. They’re expected to remain until a verdict is made in the case.

Read more HERE.

Gun Violence is Top Murder Method

A study released through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report looked over the past 30 years and concluded nearly four times as many young murder victims between 10 to 24 in the U.S. were killed by guns than other methods.

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Beyoncé Poses Nude

She’s decked in all glitter and poses for the cover of Flaunt magazine. In a Q&A the singer talks about being a gay icon and her new Pepsi deal.

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Kanye “Black Skinhead” Video Leak

The single from his Yeezus album was leaked and he sent out tweets asking for that the video be removed.

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Pilot in Charge of Asiana Flight was on first Trip as Instructor

The pilot of the Boeing 777 jet that crashed at the San Francisco airport was making his first trip as an instructor. The pilot he was was supervising was still learning.

Read more HERE.