Remembering the Leaders and Thinkers We Lost in 2015

9 of TIME’s most memorable obituaries of 2015

http://time.com/4154692/leaders-remembrance-2015/

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Wood Harris Stars In ‘The Breaks’, Talks Real Life Connection To Hip Hop

VH1 presents a new original movie called The Breaks, chronicling the journey of three friends united by their love of hip-hop, as they work to make their mark in the music industry in the summer of 1990 in New York City. Premiering on Monday, January 4, the movie stars  Mack Wilds, Wood Harris and Antoine Harris and […]

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/12/30/wood-harris-stars-in-the-breaks-talks-real-life-connection-to-hip-hop/

Pastor Jamal Bryant Celebrates The Accomplishments Of 2015 Despite Social Injustices

Senior White House Correspondent April Ryan talks to Pastor Jamal Bryant of Baltimore, MD about the social injustice in 2015 and how to heal moving into the new year. “2015 was the year of law and disorder. We saw a whole lot of chaos. As bad as things were, this year you learned that […]

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/12/30/pastor-jamal-bryant-celebrates-the-accomplishments-of-2015-despite-social-injustices/

Chicago Rapper King Louie Tells Don Lemon He Was Shot 7 Times [WATCH]

Don Lemon tracked down Chicago rapper King Louie – fresh from being shot in his hometown last week. The artist, who was first to use the term Chi-raq to describe the gun violence in his city, told the CNN anchor that he was hit seven times during the shooting. “Three of the slugs are still […]

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/12/30/chicago-rapper-king-louie-tells-don-lemon-he-was-shot-7-times-watch/

Chicago Reporter Shades Weatherman On Live TV? [VIDEO]

Last week, a WGN-TV studio meteorologist and a reporter at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport started throwing shade back and forth on live television after a forecast appeared to be over-hyped. Weatherman Demetrius Ivory had previously said that severe weather was causing significant delays at the airport. But correspondent Tonya Francisco, reporting live from O’Hare, saw no […]

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/12/30/chicago-reporter-shades-weatherman-on-live-tv-video/

Ciara quotes Psalms, calls her son a “blessing from the Lord”

Ciara is one proud mama, and she took to Instagram this week to gush about her adorable son, Future Zahir Wilburn. The singer posted an image of herself hugging the adorable 1-year-old along with the caption, “Children are a blessing from the Lord; the fruit of the womb a reward. Psalms 127:3.” SEE ALSO: Russell Wilson Says…

http://thegrio.com/2015/12/30/ciara-son-blessing-from-lord/