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12 Reasons Why This Was One Of The Best BHM To Date

T'was indeed lit.

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1. Beyonce's "Formation" Video

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Beyonce made a bold statement with her music video which included symbolism for New Orleans, BLM and natural haired black girls. "I got hot sauce in my bag. Swag"

2. Kendrick Lamar's Grammy Performance

Kendrick performed his heart out for millions of people in chains to represent the disproportionate incarceration of black bodies and shocked the world.
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Kendrick performed his heart out for millions of people in chains to represent the disproportionate incarceration of black bodies and shocked the world.

3. #TrapCovers

Hello - Adele (#TrapCover) ft. @TheePharoah

Via Twitter: @monstta

In response to ridiculous acoustic covers of "Formation" and "Work", Black Twitter creatively fought back with their #TrapCovers of classic rock and pop songs.

4. Kanye Sold Out Madison Square Garden

Kanye West sold out Madison Square Garden and movie theaters across the world to debut his new album and Yeezy Season 3.

Kanye West sold out Madison Square Garden and movie theaters across the world to debut his new album and Yeezy Season 3.

5. Abraham Attah wins Best Male Lead for "Beasts of No Nation"

#SpiritAwards: Abraham Attah wins Best Male Lead for 'Beasts' (for his first role ever) https://t.co/cj6UxOH95I https://t.co/DzLj2OepS9

This was the young actor's first role ever. #BlackExcellence

6. Virginia McLaurin Got to Dance with the First Black President

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The 106 year-old lady got her wish granted to meet President Barack Obama and his wife and warmed all of our hearts with their dance.

7. Chris Rock's Oscars Opening Monologue

Although it received mixed reviews, Chris definitely addressed the elephants inside - and outside - of the room and touched on inclusion, expectations and the future.
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Although it received mixed reviews, Chris definitely addressed the elephants inside - and outside - of the room and touched on inclusion, expectations and the future.

8. Taraji's Epic "Mean Tweet" Clapback

Her response is golden to a comment so ignorant.

9. Cam Newton and His Dab

Although he didn't win the Super Bowl, Cam Newton dabbed his way into our hearts and showed us that it was okay to be unapologetically black and to compare the sport of football to a pot of collard greens.

10. Steph Curry is His Own Competition

Steph Curry broke his own record by making 286 3-point shots this season...there are still 24 NBA games left.

11. Black-ish Kept it Too Real

Remember when Obama was elected? Tell me you weren't worried they would snatch the hope away from us. #blackish https://t.co/kPIHxWHRfa

The 16th episode of Black-ish called "Hope" candidly - and seriously - addressed the issue of police brutality and the tough discussions for Black American families.

12. It's Leap Year

We technically got an extra day to celebrate for Leap Day...but we make Black History everyday. Until 2017, BHM!

Honorary Mention: Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his Oscar

He's not technically black but we all love him and we've been waiting so he needs to be mentioned.

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