NewsBites: The Smiths and our President, Bigger Condoms for AIDS?, Tokyo’s Headstart on SS 2010, Black Girls Rock!, The Jolie-Pitts “Save” Darfur.

The Smiths hosted President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo this past week. They all found some time to sit down and chat about the country’s way forward. Watch Will wiggle through this interview. [YouTube]
In an attempt to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, an Italian humanitarian group organized a flash mob of 200+ students in a giant condom. The purpose of the demonstration was to garner much-needed attention surrounding women’s health in Zimbabwe. And it worked! Everyone’s been talking. [LifeFiles]

Inspiration or swagger-jacking? The Spring/Summer 2010 runways are looking a lot like the streets of Tokyo. Denim-on-denim: are you ready? [Style]

DJ Beverly Bond was honored by the United Way this weekend for her philanthropist work with Black Girls Rock! Inc. She started the organization four years ago as an empowerment tool for young women of color, and is now being recognized for her efforts. Congratulations to Bev B and the entire organization. The few positive images of black women in the media are a tribute to your work. [BGR]

In an open letter to President Obama, Angelina Jolie called for immediate action to protect human rights in Darfur. The piece was published last week, and argued in support of the proposed United Nations’ sanctions against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. It’s an interesting bit, check it out at [Newsweek].

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