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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 48 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, c2005
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Contents Carl Anderson -- Kofi Atta Annan -- Anita Baker -- Fred "Rerun" Berry -- Andrew F. Brimmer -- Ella Bully-Cummings -- Mickey Burnim -- Aime Cesaire -- Ray Charles -- Lorraine Cole -- Wanda Coleman -- PonJola Coney -- David Dabydeen -- Charles T. Davis -- Ernie Davis -- Ronald and Rony Delice -- Georgia Dunston -- Christopher Edley -- Christopher F. Edley, Jr. -- Gladys Edmunds -- Sarah Webster Fabio -- Elton Fax -- Allyson Felix -- Ray Fleming -- Marie Foster -- Jamie Foxx -- George Grace -- Lorenz Graham -- Samuel Greenlee -- Robert Guillaume -- Alphonso Jackson -- Major L. Jemison -- Levi Johnson -- Sheila Crump Johnson -- John A. Kenney -- Georges Laraque -- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey -- Thomas Mensah -- Azie Taylor Morton -- Andrea Nelson Meigs -- John J. Oliver, Jr. -- Helen Owens -- John Payton -- Malika Sanders -- Kurt Schmoke -- "Little" Jimmy Scott -- Howard "Sandman" Sims -- Vincent D. Smith -- Mathew St. Patrick -- Wanda Sykes -- Luther Vandross -- Ozzie Virgil -- Bill White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- Andrew Young
Summary Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others
Note Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: ix, 262 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Anderson, Carl, 1945-
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Baker, Anita
Berry, Fred
Brimmer, Andrew F
Bully-Cummings, Ella
Burnim, Mickey
Cesaire, AimeĆ¾
Charles, Ray, 1930-
Cole, Lorraine T
Coleman, Wanda
Coney, PonJola
Dabydeen, David
Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981
Davis, Ernie, 1939-1963
Delice, Ronald and Rony
Dunston, Georgia M
Edley, Christopher F., 1928-
Edley, Christopher F., 1953-
Edmunds, Gladys
Fabio, Sarah Webster, 1928-
Fax, Elton C
Felix, Allyson
Fleming, Ray
Foster, Marie
Foxx, Jamie
Grace, George
Graham, Lorenz B
Greenlee, Sam, 1930-
Guillaume, Robert
Jackson, Alphonso
Jemison, Major L
Johnson, Levi
Johnson, Sheila C
Kenney, John A., 1914-
Laraque, George
Lavizzo-Mourey, Risa
Mensah, Thomas O., 1950-
Morton, Azie Taylor, 1936-2003
Nelson Meigs, Andrea
Oliver, John J
Payton, John
Sanders, Malika
Schmoke, Kurt L
Scott, Jimmy, 1925-
Sims, Sandman
Smith, Vincent, 1929-
St. Patrick, Mathew, 1969-
Sykes, Wanda, 1964-
Vandross, Luther
Virgil, Ozzie
White, Bill
Wilder, Doug
Young, Andrew, 1932-
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Pendergast, Sara, editor
Pendergast, Tom, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414405476 (electronic book)
1414405472 (electronic book)

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