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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 1 profiles from the international Black community

Author: Michael L LaBlanc
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ralph Abernathy; Maya Angelou; Arthur Ashe; James Bladwin; Amiri Baraka; Regina Belle; Manute Bol; Omar Bongo; Gwendolyn Brooks; Lee P Brown; Dorothy Brunson; Naomi Campbell; Benjamin Carson; Joe Clark; Constance Clayton; Sharon Pratt Kelly; Forest J Farmer; Fela; George Foreman; Grant Fuhr; Harvey B Gantt; Marcus Garvey; Dizzy Gillespie; Carole Gist; Danny Glover; Berry Gordy; Earl G Graves; Dick Gregory; Gregory Hines; Billie Holiday; Jesse Jackson; Mae C Jemison; Ben Johnson; Charles Johnson; Bill T Jones; Mathieu Kérékou; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Jennifer Lawson; Joie Susannah Lee; Nelson Mandela; Thurgood Marshall; Hugh Masekela; Erroll McDonald; Lori McNeil; Mobutu Sese Seko; Daniel Arap Moi; Thelonious Monk; Garrett A Morgan; Ali Hassan Mwinyi; Youssou N'Dour; Gordon Parks; Rosa Parks; Anna Perez; Colin L Powell; Leontyne Price; Queen Latifah; Ola Rotimi; Carl T Rowan; Barry Sanders; Kurt L Schmoke; Art Shell; Russell Simmons; Sinbad; Henry Ossawa Tanner; Alice Walker; Herschel Walker; Sippie Wallace; Denzel Washington; Bill White; Malcolm X; Coleman A Young
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L LaBlanc
ISBN: 9781414435299 1414435290 9780810355460 0810355469
OCLC Number: 527366165
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Ralph David Abernathy --
Maya Angelou --
Arthur Ashe --
James Baldwin --
Amiri Baraka --
Regina Belle --
Manute Bol --
Omar Bongo --
Gwendolyn Brooks --
Lee P. Brown --
Dorothy Brunson --
Naomi Campbell --
Benjamin Carson --
Joe Clark --
Constance Clayton --
Sharon Pratt Dixon --
Forest J. Farmer --
Fela --
George Foreman --
Grant Fuhr --
Harvey Gantt --
Marcus Garvey --
Dizzy Gillespie --
Carole Gist --
Danny Glover --
Berry Gordy, Jr. --
Earl G. Graves --
Dick Gregory --
Gregory Hines --
Billie Holiday --
Jesse Jackson --
Mae C. Jemison --
Ben Johnson --
Charles R. Johnson --
Bill T. Jones --
Ahmed (Mathieu) Kerekou --
Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Jennifer Lawson --
Joie Lee --
Nelson Mandela --
Thurgood Marshall --
Hugh Masekela --
Erroll McDonald --
Lori McNeil --
Mobutu Sese Seko --Daniel Moi --
Thelonious Monk --
Garrett Morgan --
Ali Hassan Mwinyi --
Youssou N'Dour --
Gordon Parks --
Rosa Parks --
Anna Perez --
Colin Powell --
Leontyne Price --
Queen Latifah --
Ola Rotimi --
Carl T. Rowan --
Barry Sanders --
Kurt Schmoke --
Art Shell --
Russell Simmons --
Sinbad --
Henry Ossawa Tanner --Alice Walker --
Herschel Walker --
Sippie Wallace --
Denzel Washington --
Bill White --
Malcolm X --
Coleman Young.
Responsibility: Michael L. LaBlanc, editor.

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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.

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