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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 6 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1994
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Chinua Achebe -- Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin -- Jean-Bertrand Aristide -- Houston A. Baker, Jr. -- Hastings Kamuzu Banda -- Angela Bassett -- Don Baylor -- Derrick Bell -- Barry Bonds -- Riddick Bowe -- T.B. Boyd III -- Jesse Brown -- Wayne R. Bryant -- BeBe Moore Campbell -- Benjamin Chavis -- James P. Carter -- Edward S. Cooper -- Ernest Dickerson -- Rita Dove -- Lee Elder -- Joycelyn Elders -- Mike Espy -- T. Thomas Fortune -- Kenneth Allen Gibson -- William F. Gibson -- Hissene Habre -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Henry Hampton -- Chris Hani -- Lorraine Hansberry -- Leslie Harris -- Evander Holyfield -- Richard Hunt -- Charlayne Hunter-Gault -- Ice-T -- Janet Jackson -- Scott Joplin -- Michael Jordan -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Yelena Khanga -- Yolanda King -- Martin Lawrence -- Reginald F. Lewis -- Audre Lorde -- Claude McKay -- Butterfly McQueen --Carrie Meek -- Kweisi Mfume -- Jill Nelson -- Hazel O'Leary -- Major Owens -- P.J. Patterson -- Pearl Primus -- A. Barry Rand -- Della Reese -- Jackie Robinson -- Johnathan Rodgers -- Michael A. Schultz -- Attallah Shabazz -- Assata Shakur -- Carole Simpson -- Anna Deavere Smith -- George A. Stallings, Jr. -- Jean Toomer -- Sekou Toure -- Tina Turner -- Desmond Tutu -- James VanDerZee -- Harold Washington -- Reggie White -- George C. Wolfe
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, 326 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Achebe, Chinua
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943-
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand
Baker, Houston A
Banda, H. Kamuzu (Hastings Kamuzu), d. 1997
Basset, Angela
Baylor, Don
Bell, Derrick A
Bonds, Barry, 1964-
Bowe, Riddick
Boyd III, T. B
Brown, Jesse, 1944-
Bryant, Wayne R
Campbell, Bebe Moore, 1950-2006
Chavis, Ben, 1948-
Comer, James P
Cooper, Edwards S
Dickerson, Ernest, 1952-
Dove, Rita
Elder, Lee
Elders, M. Joycelyn
Espy, Mike, a1953
Fortune, T. (Thomas)
Gibson, Kenneth A
Gibson, William F
Habre, Hissein
Hamer, Fannie Lou
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998
Hani, Chris, 1942-1993
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
Harris, Leslie
Holyfield, Evander
Hunt, Richard, 1935-
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne
Ice-T (Musician)
Jackson, Janet, 1966-
Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917
Jordan, Michael, 1963-
Julian, Percy Lavon, 1899-1975
Khanga, Yelena
King, Yolanda
Lawrence, Martin, 1965-
Lewis, Reginald F, 1942-1993
Lorde, Audre
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
McQueen, Butterfly
Meek, Carrie
Mfume, Kweisi
Nelson, Jill, 1952-
O'Leary, Hazel Rollins, 1937-
Owens, Major
Patterson, P. J. (Percival James), 1935-
Primus, Pearl
Rand, A. Barry
Reese, Della
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Rodgers, Johnathan
Schultz, Michael, 1938-
Shabazz, Attallah
Shakur, Assata
Simpson, Carole, 1940-
Smith, Anna Deavere
Stallings, George Augustus
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967
Toure, Sekou, 1922-1984
Tina, Turner
Tutu, Desmond
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983
Washington, Harold, 1922-1987
White, Reggie
Wolfe, George C
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435343 (electronic book)
1414435347 (electronic book)

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