The Morning 5: 5 Things to Clutch This Morning

by Kweli I. Wright

After winning season six of American idol, Jordin Sparks has gone on to enjoy hit singles worldwide and starred in Sparkle this year. But the real test of her success is whether she manages to pull off a launching a perfume, Ambition. (Daily Mail)

For weeks now, we have watched GOP senators from John McCain to Lindsey Graham to Susan Collins go after U.N. ambassador Susan Rice as Secretary of State nominee. They’re acting like she is some kind of rabid apologist for Muslim extremists, or on the side of those who intentionally set out to kill our Libyan ambassador and several U.S. military and State Department personnel in Benghazi. The Daily Beast’s Sophia Nelson goes in on the old stereotypes at play in the GOP’s attacks. (Daily Beast)

Rapper/actor/everyman Common has just launched a website. The full-on site offers community, video, contests, music, and of course, news about the swoonworthy guy. (Common)

No Katt Williams slaps a Target employee in the face. There’s nothing funny about this guy. He needs help. (TMZ)

Looks like it was a lovely night at UNCF 33rd annual 2013 ‘An Evening with the Stars’ event in Pasedena, CA. Check out the red carpet pictures and some backstage candids with stars like Usher, Tracee Ellis Ross, Amber Riley, Tyrese, and more. Nice to see folks come out for the great cause which creates scholarships for young people. (The YBF)

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