Links of the Week: 03.31.12

Posted on April 1, 2012 /Links

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TOP STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB

Actor who shot to fame as first black Heathcliff hands himself in to police after failing to turn up to court for sentencing for racially abusing his girlfriend [DAILY MAIL]

New Shot Whitney Houston On Set Of ‘Sparkle’ Emerges [THAT GRAPE JUICE]

BET.com Exclusive Clip: Mario Van Peebles We the Party [BET]

The Smiths, KeKe Palmer & More Slime It Up At 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards! [THE YBF]

The rise of the black nerd in pop culture [CNN]

Kali Hawk to be part of the cast of the reboot of ‘In Living Color’ [THE GRIO]

Chris Rock Producing Late-Night Show [THE ROOT]

Russ Parr’s ‘The Undershepherd’ Takes Controversial Look at the Black Church [EURWEB]

‘Hunger Games’ and Hollywood’s racial casting issue [CNN]

For Danny Glover, artistry and activism work together [READING EAGLE]

NeNe Leakes Joins Cast Of New Comedy Pilot [NEWS ONE]

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Scandal’ First Look At Kerry Washington In Action [BLACKVOICES]