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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 17 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1998
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Yolanda Adams -- Kevin Arkadie -- Jeffrey Banks -- Unita Blackwell -- Yvette Lee Bowser -- Leroy Butler -- Paul D. Butler -- Doc Cheatham -- Donna M. Christian-Green -- Pearl Cleage -- Virgis William Colbert -- Nat King Cole -- Natalie Cole -- Sean "Puffy" Combs -- Sam Cooke -- Cynthia Cooper -- Mary Curry -- Vondie Curtis-Hall -- Ernest R. Dickerson -- Tony Dungy -- Terry Edmonds -- Patrick A. Ewing -- Rudolph Fisher -- Pamela Gordon -- Lionel Hampton -- La-Van Hawkins -- Thomas "T.D." Jakes -- Rick James -- Marianne Jean-Baptiste -- Norma L. Holloway Johnson -- Robert T. Johnson -- Dorothy R. Leavell -- Nia Long -- Joseph E. Madison -- Nellie Yvonne McKay -- Terry McMillan -- Carlton Moss -- Alonzo Mourning -- George R. NNamdi -- Bernard C. Parks -- Andre Pierre -- Celso Pitta -- Lou Rawls -- Alfonso Ribeiro -- Joyce Roche -- Rupaul -- Herman J. Russell -- Patricia Russell-McCloud -- Sonia Sanchez -- Thomas Sankara -- Clayton Sherrod -- Lynne Thigpen -- Iyanla Vanzant -- Maggie Lena Walker -- Grover Washington Jr. -- Shirley R. Watkins -- Vanessa L. Williams -- Venus Williams -- Marvin L. Winans
Summary Biographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life
Note Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: xi, 282 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Adams, Yolanda
Arkadie, Kevin
Banks, Jeffrey
Blackwell, Unita, 1933-
Bowser, Yvette Lee
Butler, Leroy, 1968-
Butler, Paul D
Cheatham, Doc
Christian-Green, Donna M
Cleage, Pearl
Colbert, Virgis William
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965-
Cole, Natalie, 1950-
Diddy, 1969-
Cooke, Sam, 1931-1964
Cooper, Cynthia, 1963-
Curry, Mark
Curtis-Hall, Vondie
Dickerson, Ernest R., 1952-
Dungy, Tony
Edmonds, Terry
Ewing, Patrick, 1962-
Fisher, Rudolph, 1897-1934
Gordon, Pamela
Hampton, Lionel
Hawkins, La-Van
Jakes, T. D
James, Rick, 1948-2004
Jean-Baptiste, Marianne
Johnson, Norma L. Holloway
Johnson, Robert T
Leavell, Dorothy R
Long, Nia
Madison, Joseph E
McKay, Nellie Y
McMillan, Terry
Moss, Carlton
Mourning, Alonzo, 1970-
NNamdi, George R
Parks, Bernard C
Pierre, Andre
Pitta, Celso
Rawls, Lou
Ribeiro, Alfonso
Roche, Joyce
Rupaul
Russell, Herman J
Russell-McCloud, Patricia
Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-
Sankara, Thomas
Sherrod, Clayton
Thigpen, Lynne
Vanzant, Iyanla
Walker, Maggie Lena, 1867-1934
Washington, Grover
Watkins, Shirley
Williams, Vanessa L
Williams, Venus, 1980-
Winans, Marvin
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Phelps, Shirelle, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435459 (electronic book)
1414435452 (electronic book)
9780787612733
0787612731

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