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2015 - The Year That Was - In 10 Tweets

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(1)Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American resident of Baltimore, Maryland dies from injuries sustained whilst in police custody adding momentum to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

IN NEW YORK-Thousands gather in Union Square to decry the death of #FreddieGray: via @DNAinfo
— Roop Raj (@rooprajfox2) April 29, 2015

(2) Much loved blues legend B.B. King dies.

BB, anyone could play a thousand notes and never say what you said in one. #RIP #BBKing
— Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz) May 15, 2015

(3) The Supreme Court of the USA rules same-sex marriage legal in all US states. #LoveWins

Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins
— President Obama (@POTUS) June 26, 2015

(4)Photo of dead Syrian Child discovered on Turkish beach goes viral.
Syrian refugees receive support messages from around the world.

If you can’t imagine yourself in one of those boats, you have something missing. They are dying for a life worth living. #refugeeswelcome
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 3, 2015

(5) Apple releases the much anticipated Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch has ruined our ability to look at our phones and pretend we’re just trying to find out what time it is
— elan gale (@theyearofelan) September 9, 2014

(6) US School student Ahmed Mohamed receives global support following his arrest over an innocent school project. #IStandWithAhmed

Thank you fellow supporters. We can ban together to stop this racial inequality and prevent this from happening again
— Ahmed Mohamed (@IStandWithAhmed) September 16, 2015

(7) Viola Davis becomes the first black woman to win the 2015 Emmy Award of Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Overwhelmed with the outpouring of love and support shown to me over the past 24 hours. I’m so grateful. Thank you!
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) September 22, 2015

(8) NASA confirms evidence of flowing liquid water on Mars.

“Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars” – Jim Green, NASA Planetary Science Director
— NASA (@NASA) September 28, 2015

(9) The comeback of the year: Adele returns with her powerful
new single ‘Hello’.

Sun is shining because Adele
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) October 23, 2015

(10) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan start a family and make a surprise announcement to donate 99% of their Facebook shares.

Mark Zuckerberg announces plan to donate 99% of his Facebook shares – also becomes a dad
— BBC Business (@BBCBusiness) December 2, 2015

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