Links of the Week: 03.24.12

Posted on March 25, 2012 /Links

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TOP STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB

Samuel L. Jackson does Hornets-Clippers intro [USA TODAY]

‘Octavia Spencer Day’ Declared in Alabama [ESSENCE]

Usher to play role of Sugar Ray Leonard [THE GRIO]

Thandie Newton in talks to star in DirecTV original series ‘Rogue’ [HITFIX]

Actor’s Fund group hopes to build subsidized housing in Newark [STAR LEDGER]

Black experience spotlighted in ‘Gem’ [DAYTON DAILY NEWS]

Whitney and ‘The Bodyguard’ Back in Theaters – One Night Only [EURWEB]

Eddie Griffin Divorces Third Wife After Less Than A Year [CINEMA BLEND]

Jacky Ido, Emayatzy Corinealdi Headline Nefertite Nguvu’s Feature Debut “In The Morning” [SHADOW & ACT]

Trayvon Martin Coverage

Audra McDonald – PORGY & BESS Cast Supports Trayvon Martin [BROADWAY WORLD]

‘Think Like A Man Cast’ Speaks Out on Trayvon Martin Killing [EURWEB]

Trayvon Martin Celebrity Reactions: Spike Lee, Sherri Shepherd React To Florida Teen’s Death [HUFF POST]

Hoodies Up! Celebs Are Going Hard For Trayvon Martin [GLOBAL GRIND]