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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 15 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1997
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Mumia Abu-Jamal -- Maya Angelou -- Kofi Atta Annan -- Robb Armstrong -- Maurice Ashley -- Richmond Barthe -- Melba Patillo Beals -- Toni Braxton -- Connie Briscoe -- James Brown -- Kobe Bryant -- Herman Cain -- Alice Childress -- Spencer Christian -- Celeste A. Clark -- Anthony Cohen -- Edwidge Danticat -- Thomas Dorsey -- Gerald Early -- Kevin Eubanks -- Louis Farrakhan -- George Foreman -- Vivica A. Fox -- Jamie Foxx -- Kirk Franklin -- Solomon Carter Fuller Jr. -- Sylvester J. Gates -- Peter J. Gomes -- Charles Gordone -- Alexis M. Herman -- Juwan Howard -- Cheryl Hudson -- Wade Hudson -- Reggie Jackson -- Ella Jenkins -- Matilda Sissierietta Joyner -- Sugar Ray Leonard -- Little Richard -- Jackie " Moms" Mabley -- Earl "The Goat" Manigault -- Charles Mingus -- Toni Morrison -- MeShell Ndegeocello -- Alfred Nzo -- Ruth Perry -- Jerry Pinkney -- Scottie Pippen -- Gloria Reuben -- Sade -- Noah Samara -- E.R. Shipp -- Nina Simone -- O.J. Simpson -- Rodney E. Slater -- Nicephore Soglo -- Toni Stone -- Larenz Tate -- Cynthia Tucker -- Neil de Grasse Tyson -- Courtney B. Vance -- Omar Wasow -- Chris Webber -- Hosea Lorenzo Williams -- Mary Lou Williams -- Oprah Winfrey
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, 295 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Abu-Jamal, Mumia
Angelou, Maya
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Armstrong, Robb
Ashley, Maurice
Barthe, Richmond, 1901-1989
Beals, Melba
Braxton, Toni
Briscoe, Connie
Brown, James, 1933-2006
Bryant, Kobe, 1978-
Cain, Herman
Childress, Alice
Christian, Spencer
Clark, Celeste A
Cohen, Anthony (Anthony Michael), 1963-
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
Dorsey, Thomas
Early, Gerald Lyn
Eubanks, Kevin
Farrakhan, Louis
Foreman, George
Fox, Vivica A, 1964-
Foxx, Jamie
Franklin, Kirk, 1970-
Fuller, Solomon C. (Solomon Carter), 1872-1953
Gates, S. James (Sylvester James)
Gomes, Peter J
Gordone, Charles
Herman, Alexis M., 1947-
Howard, Juwan, 1973-
Hudson, Cheryl
Hudson, Wade
Jackson, Reggie
Jenkins, Ella
Joyner, Matilda Sissierietta
Leonard, Sugar Ray, 1956-
Little Richard, 1932-
Mabley, Moms
Manigault, Earl, 1944-1998
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979
Morrison, Toni
NdegeOcello, MeShell, 1969-
Nzo, Alfred
Perry, Ruth
Pinkney, Jerry
Pippen, Scottie
Reuben, Gloria, 1964-
Samara, Noah
Shipp, E. R
Simone, Nina, 1933-2003
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Slater, Rodney Earl, 1955-
Soglo, Nicephore Dieudonne
Stone, Toni, 1921-1996
Tate, Larenz
Tucker, Cynthia
Tyson, Neil de Grasse
Vance, Courtney B
Wasow, Omar
Webber, Chris, 1973-
Williams, Hosea Lorenzo
Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981
Winfrey, Oprah
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435435 (electronic book)
1414435436 (electronic book)

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