Where Is Jesse Jackson Jr?

In today's link roundup: The latest on the troubled Chicago politician. Plus: Beyoncé to perform at Super Bowl. 

Jesse Jackson Jr. (Chris Maddaloni/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images)

Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.? The Washington Post reports on the latest news about the candidate, who has been in the headlines since it was announced that he was suffering from depression.

Beyoncé to perform at the Super Bowl: It was announced today that she'll star in the halftime show on Feb. 3, 2013.

Tech whiz Jeff Belizaire redefines urban culture: Working with brands such as Coca-Cola and heavy hitters like Swizz Beatz, the entrepreneur is the brains behind well-known marketing campaigns. Read his full profile at Black Enterprise.

Nicki Minaj: When hip-hop trysts with pop: Uptown magazine editor and author Isoul Harris explores the rise and power of Nicki Minaj.

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