10. The destruction of Bill Cosby's stature and reputation.
9. Serena Williams and Simone Biles win Sportsperson of the Year and Woman Olympic Athlete of the Year
8. The impressive strength of Blacks on TV and in films
7. Lester Holt, Trevor Noah take over key media positions at NBC, Comedy Central
6. Black Twitter continues becoming huge social media force
5. Loretta Lynch first Black woman Attorney General
4. Ben Carson emerges as serious challenger for GOP Presidential nomination.
3. Police Misconduct becomes even bigger problem with deaths of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Laquan McDonald investigation in Chicago and controversies in Ferguson, New York, Minneapolis, South Carolina
2. The South Carolina Massacre, a wave of Black Church bombings, and the resurgence of White Supremacist reaction
1. The rise and emergence of Black Lives Matter, fueling a wave of new Political Activism and Militancy.