Healthy Food: Not Just for White People

In today's link roundup: Author discusses vegan cookbook. Plus: Why Drake wants to play Obama. 

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Healthy food isn't just for white people, author explains: With his latest book, The Inspired Vegan, and a new Web series called Urban Organic, Bryant Terry offers inventive, easy, exciting ideas for integrating healthy, sustainable cooking into everyday life. Check out the interview at ColorLines.

Economy: strongest growth since mid-2010: New data from the Commerce Department show that the nation's GDP grew at an annual rate of 2.8 percent over the final three months of last year, up from 1.8 percent in the third quarter and 1.3 percent in the second.

Why Drake wants to play Obama: The Canadian hip-hop star seems to have mounted a small campaign to have the chance to play Barack Obama in a movie, Clutch magazine reports.

Gail King: Oprah is not Blue Ivy's godmother: Rumors were swirling, but the Queen of Talk's BFF has shut down the story. 

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