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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 8 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / L. Mpho Mabunda, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1995
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Alvin Ailey -- John Amos -- Dusty Baker -- Bertice Berry -- Arna Bontemps -- Edward Brooke -- Elaine Brown -- LeVar Burton -- Octavia Butler -- Tisha Campbell -- Linford Christie -- William Lacy Clay -- Countee Cullen -- Ruby Dee -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Myrlie Evers -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Charles Fuller -- Althea Gibson -- Frederick D. Gregory -- Mark Winston Griffith -- Greg Gumbel -- Juvenal Habyarimana -- Lorraine Hale -- Lloyd A. Hill -- W.C. Handy -- William H. Hastie -- George Edmund Haynes -- Chester Himes -- William Augustus Hinton -- John Hope -- Son House -- Ice Cube -- Samuel L. Jackson -- Leonard Jeffries -- Eddie Bernice Johnson -- Jack Johnson -- Quincy Jones -- Theodore K. Lawless -- Canada Lee -- Errol T. Louis -- Samora Moises Machel -- Nathan McCall -- Elijah McCoy -- Corinne Mitchell -- Warren Moon -- Edwin Moses -- Walter Dean Myers -- Cyprien Ntaryamira -- Shaquille O'Neal -- Maxine Powell -- Dudley Randall -- Ishmael Reed -- Norm Rice -- Diana Ross -- Bill Russell -- Dori Sanders -- Ntozake Shange -- Will Smith -- Willi Smith -- Brent Staples -- Raymond St. Jacques -- Louis Sullivan -- Kristin Clark Taylor -- Israel Tribble, Jr. -- MaliVai Washington -- Damon Wayans -- Robert C. Weaver -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Ralph Wiley -- Billy Dee Williams -- Johnny Ray Youngblood
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, 314 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-
Ailey, Alvin
Amos, John
Baker, Dusty, 1949-
Berry Bertice
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973
Brooke, Edward William, 1919-
Brown, Elaine, 1943-
Burton, LeVar
Butler, Octavia E
Campbell, Tisha
Christie, Linford, 1960-
Clay, William L
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946
Dee, Ruby
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906
Evers-Williams, Myrlie
Fitzgerald, Ella
Fuller, Charles
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003
Gregory, Frederick D
Griffith, Mark Winston
Gumbel, Greg
Habyarimana, Juvenal
Hale, Lorraine
Hall, Lloyd A
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
Hastie, William, 1904-1976
Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984
Hinton, William A. (William Augustus), 1883-1959
Hope, John, 1868-1936
House, Son
Ice Cube (Musician)
Jackson, Samuel L
Jeffries, Leonard
Johnson, Eddie Bernice, 1934-
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Lawless, Theodore K
Lee, Canada
Louis, Errol T
Machel Samora, 1933-1986
McCall, Nathan
McCoy, Elijah, 1844-1929
Mitchell, Corinne
Moon, Warren
Moses, Edwin C. (Edwin Corley), 1955-
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Ntaryamira, Cyprien
O'Neal, Shaquille
Powell, Maxine
Randall, Dudley, 1914-
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
Rice, Norman B
Ross, Diana, 1944-
Russell, Bill, 1934
Sanders, Dori, 1934-
Shange, Ntozake
Smith, Will, 1968-
Smith, Willi
Staples, Brent A., 1951
St. Jacques, Raymond, 1930-
Sullivan, Louis Wade, 1933-
Taylor, Kristin Clark
Tribble, Israel
Washington, MaliVai
Wayans, Damon
Weaver, Robert Clifton, 1907-
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Wiley Ralph
Williams, Billy Dee, 1937-
Youngblood, Johnny Ray
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435367 (electronic book)
1414435363 (electronic book)
9780810357396
0810357399

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