Is "Trayvonning" really a trend? According to Global Grind, the new Internet meme — in keeping with the theme of Tebowing, Planking and Owling — involves putting on a hoodie and posing with Skittles and Arizona Iced Tea as if you've been shot in the chest. Except there's nothing funny about it.

Trayvon Martin Day declared at D.C. school: In an effort to better educate students and their parents about race relations and social injustice, a Washington, D.C., elementary school has declared Friday Trayvon Martin Day.


President Obama's pot-smoking days detailed in book: The Washingtonian published a review of Washington Post Associate Editor David Maraniss' forthcoming book, Barack Obama: The Story, including an excerpt about President Obama's high school clique and their favorite pastime. He says the group of friends smoked marijuana frequently and nicknamed themselves the "Choom Gang."

Watch the Throne II confirmed: Jay-Z and Kanye have a sequel to their popular album in the works.

ALEC loses Amazon: The giant Internet retailer said on Thursday that it will withdraw its membership from the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative public-policy group that engineered controversial "Stand your ground" gun laws and sweeping voter-ID requirements that critics say threaten to disenfranchise minority voters.


Megan Goode celibate until marriage: She recently told Life & Style magazine about the reasons behind her decision.