Why People of Color Should Care About SOPA

In today's link roundup: Five important facts about SOPA. Plus: The Help nominated for eight NAACP Image Awards. 

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Why people of color should care about SOPA: "The Internet’s been an important space for communities of color to tell their own stories and advocate for issues they don't often see in film or on television. SOPA puts that independence in jeopardy. It'll add yet another barrier to how and what we can communicate," explains ColorLines' Jamilah King.

The Help nominated for eight NAACP Image Awards: The annual awards honoring diversity in the arts have plenty of praise for the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel.

"Question Bridge" exhibit explores black male identity: Check out the provocative video, currently on display at New York's Brooklyn Museum. 

Paterno firing: Board shouldn't have to defend itself: Slate's Torie Bosch reminds us that the former Penn State head coach "was not a victim."

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