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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 11 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / L. Mpho Mabunda and Shirelle Phelps, editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1996
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Sani Abacha -- Xenobia Bailey -- Tyra Banks -- William Banks -- Tyson Beckford -- Ben Ami Ben-Israel -- Jim Brown -- Robert Byrd -- Mandy Carter -- Malcolm CasSelle --Manno Charlemagne --Johnnie Cochran -- Johnnie Coleman -- Comer Cottrell -- Stanley Crouch -- Anthony Davis -- Dominique Dawes -- David E. Driver -- Michael Eric Dyson -- E. David Ellington -- Chaka Fattah -- Walter Fauntroy -- Tom Feelings -- Aretha Franklin -- Carl Franklin -- Al Freeman Jr. -- Ann Fudge -- Lenora Fulani -- Paula Giddings -- Simon Gourdine -- William Leo Hansberry -- Frances E. W. Harper -- Beverly Harvard -- Fred Hickman -- Robert Holland, Jr. -- Iceberg Slim -- Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara -- Adrienne Kennedy -- Alan L. Keyes -- Ron Kirk -- Suge Knight -- Gay J. McDougall -- Cynthia Ann McKinney -- James H. Meredith -- Gertrude Mongella -- Rose Meta Morgan -- Robert Parris Moses -- Nichelle Nichols -- Richard Dean Parsons -- Walter Payton -- Calvin Peete -- Bill Pickett -- Sidney Poitier -- James A. Porter -- Bill Bojangles Robinson -- Joseph Sanders -- Sister Souljah -- Barbara Smith -- Roderick K. von Lipsey -- Lenny Wilkins -- Gregory Williams -- Patricia J. Williams -- Robert F. Williams -- William T. Williams -- Stevie Wonder -- Malik Yoba
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, 315 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Abacha, Sani
Bailey, Xenobia
Banks, Tyra
Banks, William
Beckford, Tyson
Ben-Israel, Ben Ami
Brown, Jim
Byrd, Robert
Carter, Mandy
CasSelle, Malcolm
Chalmay, Manno, 1948-
Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005
Coleman, Johnnie
Cottrell, Comer
Crouch, Stanley
Davis, Anthony, 1951-
Dawes, Dominique, 1976-
Driver, David E
Dyson, Michael Eric
Ellington, E. David
Fattah, Chaka, 1956-
Fauntroy, Walter E
Feelings, Tom
Franklin, Aretha
Franklin, Carl, 1949-
Freeman, Al
Fudge, Ann
Fulani, Lenora
Giddings, Paula
Gourdine, Simon
Hansberry, William Leo
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911
Harvard, Beverly
Hickman, Fred
Holland, Robert
Slim, Iceberg, 1918-
Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924-
Kennedy, Adrienne
Keyes, Alan L. (Alan Lee), 1950-
Kirk, Ron
Knight, Suge
McDougall, Gay J
McKinney, Cynthia Ann
Meredith, James, 1933-
Mongella, Gertrude
Morgan, Rose Meta
Moses, Robert Parris
Nichols, Nichelle
Parsons, Richard D
Payton, Walter, 1954-1999
Peete, Calvin
Pickett, Bill, ca. 1860-1932
Poitier, Sidney
Porter, James A. (James Amos), 1905-
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949
Sanders, Joseph
Souljah, Sister
Smith, B. (Barbara), 1949-
Von Lipsey, Roderick K., 1959-
Wilkins, Lenny, 1937-
Williams, Gregory Howard
Williams, Patricia J., 1951-
Williams, Robert F
Williams, William T. (William Thomas), 1942-
Wonder, Stevie
Yoba, Malik
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor
Phelps, Shirelle, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435398 (electronic book)
1414435398 (electronic book)

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