It's Friday fun day -- time to reflect on everything that gripped our attention in news and entertainment. President Obama officially ended the combat mission in Iraq. Lauryn Hill's performance at the Rock the Bells concert in New York had everyone from Jay-Z to Mary J. Blige jumping for joy. And Steve Harvey celebrated the 8th annual Hoodie Awards in Las Vegas. Check out this week in pics...

Essence.com
Sep, 02, 2010

snoop-spike-lee-mj.jpg It's Friday fun day -- time to reflect on everything that gripped our attention in news and entertainment. President Obama officially ended the combat mission in Iraq. Lauryn Hill's performance at the Rock the Bells concert in New York had everyone from Jay-Z to Mary J. Blige jumping for joy. And Steve Harvey celebrated the 8th annual Hoodie Awards in Las Vegas. Check out this week in pics...