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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 42 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson, Ralph G. Zerbonia,editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2004
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Debbie Allen -- Idi Amin -- Charles LeRoy Blockson -- Carol Moseley Braun -- Lloyd Louis Brown -- Uzee Brown Jr. -- Yvonne Braithwaite Burke -- Tisha Campbell-Martin -- Michelle Cliff -- Jewell Plummer Cobb -- Lana Corbi -- Eldzier Cortor -- Ida Cox -- Roy DeCarava -- Tony Dungy -- Mervyn Dymally -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Lola Falana -- Fela -- Harold Eugene Ford Sr. -- Zelma Watson George -- William R. Harvey -- Dennis Haysbert -- Gregory Hines -- Janice Bryant Howroyd -- Alberta Hunter -- Vernon D. Jarrett -- Cecil Kaiser -- Frankie Knuckles -- Joyce A. Ladner -- Carroll M. Leevy -- Bill Lester -- Kevin Liles -- James Lofton -- Leona Mitchell -- Parren J. Mitchell -- John H. Murphy III. -- C. Ray Nagin Jr. -- Gloria Naylor -- Angela Nissel -- Joe King Oliver -- Dael Orlandersmith -- Ulice Payne Jr. -- Teresa L. Phillips -- Bill Pickney -- Nancy Elizabeth Prophet -- Martin Puryear -- Percy E. Sutton -- Beverly Daniel Tatum -- Florence Wambugu -- Douglas Turner Ward -- Andre Watts -- Robert W. Wedgeworth Jr. -- Jimmy Winkfield -- Dorothy Cowser Yancy
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, 306 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Allen, Debbie, 1950-
Amin, Idi, 1925-2003
Blockson, Charles L
Braun, Carol Moseley, 1947-
Brown, Lloyd L. (Lloyd Louis), 1913-
Brown, Uzee
Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite
Campbell, Tisha
Cliff, Michelle
Cobb, Jewell Plummer
Corbi, Lana
Cortor, Eldzier, 1916-
Cox, Ida, 1889-1967
DeCarava, Roy
Dungy, Tony
Dymally Mervyn M, 1926-
Edelman, Marian Wright
Falana, Lola
Fela, 1938-1997
Ford, Harold, 1945-
George, Zelma Watson
Harvey, William R, 1941-
Haysbert, Dennis
Hines, Gregory
Howroyd, Janice Bryant
Hunter, Alberta
Jarrett, Vernon D
Kaiser, Cecil
Knuckles, Frankie
Ladner, Joyce A
Leevy, Carroll Moton
Lester, Bill
Liles, Kevin
Lofton, James
Mitchell, Leona
Mitchell, Parren J
Murphy, John H
Nagin, Ray, 1956-
Naylor, Gloria
Nissel, Angela, 1974-
Oliver, King, 1885-1938
Orlandersmith, Dael
Payne, Ulice, Jr
Phillips, Teresa L
Pickney, Bill (William)
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960
Puryear, Martin, 1941-
Sutton, Percy E
Tatum, Beverly Daniel
Wambugu, Florence
Ward, Douglas Turner
Watts, Andre
Wedgeworth, Robert
Winkfield, Jimmy
Yancy, Dorothy Cowser
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor
Zerbonia, Ralph G., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9780787692728 (electronic book)
0787692727 (electronic book)

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