January- Barrack Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States!
Febuary- Tiger Woods returned to the WGC tour after his knee sugery.
March- David Paterson the was first African-American governor of New York!
April- Condoleeza Rice was the first U.S. female secretary under George Bush.
May- Colin Powell changes sides to Barack Obama's "Party"!
June- Michael Jackson died in June 25,2009
July- Oprah Winfrey is entitled 100 Most Influential People in the World to win it 6 times!
August- Collen Jones wins the Olympic Gold Medal and also becomes the 2nd African American to win the Gold Medal!
September- Michael Jordan was inducted in the Hall of Fame in September 11.
October- Barrack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize by the Nobel committe!
November- Darius Rucker won the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year Award and was also the first Aferican American to win this award!
December- Jennifer Hudson(Tiana, In The Princess and The Frog) to be the first animated move to feature an Afican American women.