08/13/2012 01:30 pm ET | Updated Aug 13, 2012

BlackVoices Weekly Jump: 5 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Let's face it, it's tough to keep up with all the news, happenings and ongoings from week to week. Between Twitter feeds, RSS readers and everything else, you're bound to miss something.

Here at The Huffington Post BlackVoices, we've decided to bring you five things to know this week. We've compiled the most important subjects from the week prior, and combined them with interesting news and events coming up this week so that you can stay on top of current events.

Check out the slideshow below and feel free to share your thoughts on what you'd like to see in the BlackVoices Weekly Jump.

BlackVoices Weekly Jump