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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 33 [ebook] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2002
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Kool DJ Red Alert -- Charles Alston -- Marian Anderson -- Owen Arthur -- DeFord Bailey -- Ernie Banks -- Roosevelt Booba Barnes -- John Biggers -- Aaron Brooks -- Cora Brown -- Blanche Kelso Bruce -- Francis Cardozo -- Janet Collins -- Barry Cooper -- Chuck Davis -- Wilhemina Delco -- Sleepy John Estes -- Grandmaster Flash -- Vivian Fuller -- Eddie Futch -- Mary Hatwood Futrell -- Bob Gibson -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Meredith Gourdine -- E. Lynn Harris -- Isaac Scott Hathaway -- Jessie Mae Hemphill -- Darrin Henson -- Andre Horton -- Suki Horton -- Iman -- Rafer Johnson -- Leontine Kelly -- Florynce Kennedy -- Dany Laferriere -- Willie Lanier -- Denise Lewis -- Ray Lewis -- Sonny Liston -- Peter Lumumba -- Tandja Mamadou -- Minnie Memphis -- Reggie Miller -- Sam Mills -- Albert L. Murray -- Nas -- Ben Ngubane -- Richard Parsons -- Ma Rainey -- Stephanie Ready -- Don Rojas -- Roxanne Shante -- George Shirley -- The Supremes -- The Temptations -- Big Mama Thornton -- Cornel West -- Clarence Williams -- August Wilson -- Jacob G. Zuma
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, 267 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Red Alert(Musical group)
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Arthur, Owen S
Bailey, Deford
Banks, Ernie, 1931-
Barnes, Roosevelt Booba, 1936-
Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-
Brooks, Aaron, 1976-
Brown, Cora
Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898
Cardozo, Francis Lewis, 1836-1903
Collins, Janet
Cooper, Barry
Davis, Chuck, 1937-
Delco, Wilhelmina R. (Wilhelmina Ruth), 1929-
Estes, Sleepy John, 1899-1977
Grandmaster Flash
Fuller, Vivian
Futch, Eddie
Futrell, Mary Hatwood
Gibson, Bob, 1935-
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-
Gourdine, Meredith
Harris, E Lynn
Hathaway, Isaac Scott, 1874-1967
Hemphill, Jessie Mae
Henson, Darrin Dewitt
Horton, Andre
Horton, Suki
Iman, 1955-
Johnson, Rafer, 1935-
Kelly, Leontine T. C. (Leontine Turpeau Current)
Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000
Laferriere, Dany
Lanier, Willie
Lewis, Denise, 1972-
Lewis, Ray
Liston, Sonny, 1932-1970
Lumumba, Patrice, 1925-1961
Mamadou, Tandja
Memphis, Minnie, 1896-1973
Miller, Reggie, 1965-
Mills, Sam
Murray, Albert, 1916-
Nas (Musician)
Ngubane, Ben
Parsons, Richard D
Rainey, Ma, 1886-1939
Ready, Stephanie
Rojas, Don
Roxanne, Shante, 1969-
Shirley, George
Supremes(Musical group)
Temptations(Musical group)
Thornton, Big Mama
West, Cornel
Williams, Clarence, 1893-1965
Wilson, August
Zuma, Jacob G
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435619 (electronic book)
1414435614 (electronic book)
9780787659141
0787659142

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