First Lady Michelle Obama, Polo Ground Houses, Dr. Sebi and Hillary Clinton (228451)

As 2016 comes to a close and a new year starts, we’d like to share the top stories that mattered to you. Here is a list of the 10 most read stories on our website of the year based on numbers from our online traffic.

10.) Bill Cosby wins in Pennsylvania court; defamation lawsuit dismissed

9.) First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver commencement speech at City College

8.) The Amsterdam News endorses Hillary Clinton for president

7.) NYCHA: Harlem developments not being sold and demolished

6.) Dr. Sebi dies in custody of Honduran jailers

5.) Black lives mattered on 9/11

4.) James Baldwin reaches out from the grave in ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

3.) Tom Joyner Foundation accepting applications for ‘Full Ride’ scholarships for graduating seniors

2.) Ghana to eliminate English as medium of instruction in schools

1.) Scholarship opportunities for African-American students