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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 29 [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 Nat Adderley -- Michael Anthony -- Donna Auguste -- Jamar Beasley -- Garcelle Beauvais -- Chuck Berry -- Eubie Blake -- Dain Blanton -- Carl Brashear -- Joe Brown -- Vinnette Carroll -- Cedric the Entertainer -- Charles Chesnutt -- Kathleen Neal Cleaver -- Alan Rohan Crite -- Frankie Crocker -- Darien Dash -- Vin Diesel -- Mablean Ephriam -- Rufus Estes -- Eve -- Rachelle Ferrell -- Cathy Freeman -- Macy Gray -- Marcia Griffiths -- Thomas Hearns -- Dule Hill -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson -- George E. Johnson -- Caroline R. Jones -- Donell Jones -- Mcwayizeni Ka Dinizulu -- Eddie L. Long -- Bernie Mac -- Samuel Proctor Massie Jr. -- Vashti M. McKenzie -- Donovan McNabb -- Doris (Dorie) Miller -- Harry T. Moore -- Jelly Roll Morton -- Samantha Mumba -- Elise Neal -- Rod Paige -- Mamphela Ramphele -- C. A. Scott -- Jill Scott -- Bob Simmons -- Naomi Sims -- Noble Sissle -- Hilton Smith -- Marlon St. Julien -- Willie Stargell -- Irma Thomas -- Pamela Thomas-Graham -- Terdema Ussery II -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o o -- Margaret Walker -- Fats Waller -- Alonzo Washington -- Marlon Wayans -- Shawn Wayans -- Katie Webster -- Maurice White -- Armstrong Williams -- Stanley "Tookie" Williams -- Roger Arliner Young
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, 276 p. : photos. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Adderley, Nat, 1931-
Anthony, Michael, 1930-
Auguste, Donna
Beasley, Jamar
Beauvais, Garcelle
Berry, Chuck
Blake, Eubie, 1883-1983
Blanton, Dain
Brashear, Carl M. (Carl Maxie), 1931-2006
Brown, Joe
Carroll, Vinnette
Cedric, the Entertainer, 1965-
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932
Cleaver, Kathleen
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-
Crocker, Frankie
Dash, Darien
Diesel, Vin
Ephriam, Mablean
Estes, Rufus, b. 1857
Eve (Musician)
Ferrell, Rachelle
Freeman, Cathy, 1973-
Gray, Macy
Griffiths, Marcia, singer
Hearns, Thomas
Hill, Dule
Rock (Wrestler)
Johnson, George E
Jones, Caroline R
Jones, Donell
Ka Dinizulu, Mcwayizeni
Long, Eddie
Mac, Bernie
Massie, Samuel
McKenzie, Vashti M, 1947-
McNabb, Donovan
Miller, Doris, 1919-1944
Moore, Harry T, d. 1951
Morton, Jelly Roll, d 1941
Mumba, Samantha
Neal, Elise, 1970-
Paige, Rod
Ramphele, Mamphela
Scott, C. A
Scott, Jill, 1972-
Simmons, Bob
Sims, Naomi, 1949-
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975
Smith, Hilton
St. Julien, Marlon
Stargell, Willie, 1941-2001
Thomas, Irma
Thomas-Graham, Pamela
Ussery, Terdema, II
Ngugi wa Thiongo, 1938-
Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998
Waller, Fats, 1904-1943
Washington, Alonzo
Wayans, Marlon
Wayans, Shawn, 1971-
Webster, Katie
White, Maurice, 1941-
Williams, Armstrong, 1959-
Williams, Stanley Tookie, 1953-2005
Young, Roger Arliner
African Americans -- Biography
Blacks -- Biography
Alt Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414435572 (electronic book)
1414435576 (electronic book)

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