Carry Out Timbaland & Justin Timberlake
This image appears in the gallery:
Celebrating Black History Month: 16 Seriously Inspirational Success Stories
Barack Obama grew up in Hawaii as a community organiser, civil-rights lawyer and teacher, before deciding to pursue his political ambitions. He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996 and didn't look back. After being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004, he eventually became the first ever black president of the United States Of America in 2008.