Black History Timeline 2009

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Black History Timeline 2009 by Mind Map: Black History Timeline 2009

1. President Barrack Obama's Inaguration Ceremony. First African American to become U.S. President.

1.1. January 20, 2009

2. Michael Jackson (King of Hip Hop) dies of medication overdose.

2.1. June 25, 2009

3. Tennis icon Serena Williams became the Associated Press’ 2009 Female athlete of the year.

3.1. December 19, 2009

4. Georgia death-row inmate Troy Anthony Davis of Savannah, Georgia, would be granted a new evidentiary hearing to re-evaluate his guilt or innocence in the 1989 slaying of Officer Mark Anthony MacPhail.

4.1. August 17, 2009

5. Playwright Lynn Nottage became the second African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for her play Ruined.

5.1. May 28, 2009

6. Oprah Winfrey announced that The Oprah Winfrey Show would end at the close of its twenty-fifth year, September 9, 2011.

6.1. November 20, 2009

7. New York City native Eric Holder became the first African-American U.S. Attorney General after he was appointed to the office by President Barack Obama and sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden

7.1. February 3, 2009

8. President Barrack Obama receives Nobel Peace Prize.

8.1. October 9, 2009

9. IMLS Announces 2009 African American History and Culture Grants, Convenes Annual Meeting of Grantees.

9.1. July 21, 2009

10. A design concept for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is created.

10.1. April 15, 2009

11. Homes in cities benefit from Obama's Housing Plan.

11.1. March 30, 2009

12. President Barrack Obama has white house renovated while on vacation.

12.1. September 29, 2009

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