14: Too Young for Life in Prison?

In today's link roundup: Flavor Flav opens a restaurant. Plus: Obama documentary out today.


Obama documentary out today: Directed by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim, The Road We've Traveled uses interviews with current and former administration aides and former President Bill Clinton to detail what the White House sees as President Obama's top achievements. Guess how many thumbs down Mitt Romney gave it?

Too young for life in prison: Evan Miller and Kuntrell Jackson were condemned at 14 to spend their lives in prison without the possibility of parole for separate murders. Their backers say their sentences are cruel and unusual, and they hope the U.S. Supreme Court agrees.

Sonja Sohn changing Baltimore after The Wire: For five seasons, actress Sonja Sohn played Det. Shakima "Kima" Greggs on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire, which chronicled life -- and death -- on Baltimore's toughest streets. When the series ended, Sohn stayed in East Baltimore, where she co-founded a nonprofit called ReWired for Change.

Flavor Flav's House of Flavor opens: The Associated Press reports that the Public Enemy member and VH1 reality star opened the fried chicken and soul food place Thursday, the eve of his 53rd birthday.

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