Rewinding 2015: 52 Things That Blew Our Mind This Year!

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Every year is a new year with new experiences. 2015 was filled with a lot of darkness, but it also had some light that shined in it. Here are 51 things that happened this year that you probably forgot.

  • South Carolina decides to take down the confederate flag.

sc taking flag down

  • KKK decides it’s time to hold a rally again!

kkk rally

  • The 20th anniversary of the million man march

million man march

  • Netflix kicks it up with original programming and add motion pictures.

netflix original content

  • Meek Mill accidentally starts a war he can’t win.

  • Steve Harvey calls the wrong Ms. Universe.

  • Gas prices get low and stay low.

  • Janet Jackson goes on tour again.

  • Adele comes back!

adele is back

  • The Seahawks make the dumbest play in NFL history!

  • After that everyone was obsessed with Tom Brady’s balls.

  • The Pope does America for the first time ever.

  • Cuba can now be a vacation spot again! The U.S. finally opened its embassy back in Cuba!

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  • Kickstarter becomes a benefit corporation. Meaning that the things that are funded must consider their impact on society.

kickstarter

  • A young CEO decides to make $70,000 his minimum wage and people drag him for it.

gravity payments

 

  • Zola had us ALL invested highly into twitter for her CRAZZZZZYY story!

zola

  • Zendaya is ridiculed for her dreads and the host who made the comments makes a genuine and sincere apology on national television.

zendaya

  • The white dress vs. black dress makes EVERYONE go crazy.

white vs blue

  • Ronda Rousey gets knocked out after talking way to much trash!

ronda rousey

  • Manny Paquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather finally happened! And we were bored.

  • Three black, college swimmers make history.

black swimmers

  • Mcdonalds & Wal-mart vow to raise minimum wage.

mc and walmart

  • Baltimore riots happen, then Baltimore residents help to clean the streets up.

baltimore riot clean up

  • Reforestation in Ecuador breaks world record.

ecuador

  • American Pharaoh wins Triple Crown.

american pharoah

  • Serena Williams wins another grand slam! Almost makes history.

  • Taylor Swift defeats apple for royalties.

taylor swift and apple

  • Misty Copeland breaks barriers and is the first black principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre.

misty copeland

  • Boy scouts allow gay leaders.

gay leaders in boy scouts

  • Mars rover discovers water and statues.

mars rover

  • The first female referee and coach in the NFL.

female coach and ref

  • The Ice bucket challenge swept the airways.

  • Mcdonald’s serves all day breakfast.

  • Viola Davis’s speech moves everyone at the Emmy’s.

  • Hoverboards are preferred more than walking now.

  • Eddie Murphy tells his first stand up joke in nearly 3 decades.

  • The legend, David Letterman retires.

david letterman retire

  • Cole goes platinum with no features. The first time that’s happened in 25 years.

j cole

  • Love wins, Gay marriage laws are passed.

gay marriage

  • R.I.P to Joan Rivers and Bobbi Kristina.

joan rivers bobbi kristina

  • Anonymous releases KKK members online, and a lot of them are in leadership positions.

  • Police brutatlity is still wayyyyyyyyyyyy to prominent.

police brutality

  • Radio shack files for bankruptcy.

radio shack

  • Ciara and Russell Wilson become a thing.

  • Warriors break an NBA record and go 24-0

  • Mark Zuckerberg donates 99% of his Facebook shares to charity.

  • The slam dunk contest actually isn’t boring!

Out of all the things that happened this year. There are still 5 things that stand out the most in 2015. It’s something that I don’t think most people will forget.

 

  • DONALD TRUMP IS REALLY LEADING THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

  • ASHLEY MADISON IS HACKED AND EVERYONE’S INFORMATION IS VISIBLE. SOOOO MANY PEOPLE ARE PUT ON BLAST!

  • THE STOCK MARKET CRASHED SO BAD WE THOUGHT IT WAS A COORDINATED ATTACK (which it probably was).

stock market

  • JON STEWART RETIRES FROM THE DAILY SHOW AND TREVOR NOAH TAKES OVER.

jon stewart last show

One thing that was sincerely not talked about this year but is probably the best thing to happen all year it.

  • AKON STARTS A PROJECT TO BRING POWER TO 600 MILLION PEOPLE IN AFRICA!!

akon story

So many moments in 2015 to both be proud of and mourn. We can only hope that 2016 continues to get better.

Tis’ All, I’m Out

  • Little King
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