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

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

January 20, 2009

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

June 25, 2009

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

December 19, 2009

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.

August 17, 2009

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

May 28, 2009

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

November 20, 2009

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

February 3, 2009

President Barrack Obama receives Nobel Peace Prize.

October 9, 2009

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

July 21, 2009

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

April 15, 2009

Homes in cities benefit from Obama's Housing Plan.

March 30, 2009

President Barrack Obama has white house renovated while on vacation.

September 29, 2009

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