People of Color Who Could Be Romney's VP

In today's link roundup: Do you think Mitt would pick any of these people as a running mate? Plus: Ashton Kutcher's "brownface" ad pulled.

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Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney (Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

People of color who could be Romney's vice president: Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and more are on ColorLines' list of the "most interesting" prospects for the Republican ticket.

Serena Williams gives up on dating: This self-proclaimed "very emotional person" says she's on hiatus for the next decade! We'll see how long this one lasts.

Was FAMU-band death bigger than hazing? Ebony magazine wonders how big a role Robert Champion's sexual orientation and the homophobia of his bandmates played in his death.

Ashton Kutcher's "brownface" ad pulled: Note: Indian people don't like being made fun of by actors wearing dark makeup any more than black people do.

Civil rights marcher's voter-ID suit: Civil rights advocates have been fighting this year against controversial voter-ID laws in a number of states across the country. On Tuesday 93-year-old Viviette Applewhite became the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and NAACP challenging the voter-ID law in Pennsylvania, the Huffington Post reports.

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