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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 15 profiles from the international Black community

Author: L Mpho Mabunda
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., ©1997.
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: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Maya Angelou; Kofi A Annan; Robb Armstrong; Maurice Ashley; Richmond Barthé; Melba Beals; Toni Braxton; Connie Briscoe; James Brown; Kobe Bryant; Herman Cain; Alice Childress; Spencer Christian; Celeste A Clark; Anthony Cohen; Edwidge Danticat; Thomas Dorsey; Gerald Lyn Early; Kevin Eubanks; Louis Farrakhan; George Foreman; Vivica A Fox; Jamie Foxx; Kirk Franklin; Solomon C Fuller; S James Gates; Peter J Gomes; Charles Gordone; Alexis M Herman; Juwan Howard; Cheryl Hudson; Wade Hudson; Reggie Jackson; Ella Jenkins; Matilda Sissierietta Joyner; Sugar Ray Leonard; Little Richard; Moms Mabley; Earl Manigault; Charles Mingus; Toni Morrison; NdegeOcello.; Alfred Nzo; Ruth Perry; Jerry Pinkney; Scottie Pippen; Gloria Reuben; Sade.; Noah Samara; E R Shipp; Nina Simone; O J Simpson; Rodney Earl Slater; Nicephore Dieudonne Soglo; Toni Stone; Larenz Tate; Cynthia Tucker; Neil de Grasse Tyson; Courtney B Vance; Omar Wasow; Chris Webber; Hosea Lorenzo Williams; Mary Lou Williams; Oprah Winfrey
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L Mpho Mabunda
ISBN: 9781414435435 1414435436 9780787609542 0787609544
OCLC Number: 527366247
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Mumia Abu-Jamal --
Maya Angelou --
Kofi Atta Annan --
Robb Armstrong --
Maurice Ashley --
Richmond Barthe --
Melba Patillo Beals --
Toni Braxton --
Connie Briscoe --
James Brown --
Kobe Bryant --
Herman Cain --
Alice Childress --
Spencer Christian --
Celeste A. Clark --
Anthony Cohen --
Edwidge Danticat --
Thomas Dorsey --
Gerald Early --
Kevin Eubanks --
Louis Farrakhan --
George Foreman --
Vivica A. Fox --
Jamie Foxx --
Kirk Franklin --
Solomon Carter Fuller Jr. --
Sylvester J. Gates --
Peter J. Gomes --
Charles Gordone --
Alexis M. Herman --
Juwan Howard --
Cheryl Hudson --
Wade Hudson --
Reggie Jackson --
Ella Jenkins --
Matilda Sissierietta Joyner --
Sugar Ray Leonard --
Little Richard --
Jackie " Moms" Mabley --
Earl "The Goat" Manigault --
Charles Mingus --
Toni Morrison --
MeShell Ndegeocello --
Alfred Nzo --
Ruth Perry --
Jerry Pinkney --
Scottie Pippen --
Gloria Reuben --
Sade --
Noah Samara --
E.R. Shipp --
Nina Simone --
O.J. Simpson --
Rodney E. Slater --
Nicephore Soglo --
Toni Stone --
Larenz Tate --
Cynthia Tucker --
Neil de Grasse Tyson --
Courtney B. Vance --
Omar Wasow --
Chris Webber --
Hosea Lorenzo Williams --
Mary Lou Williams --
Oprah Winfrey.
Responsibility: Shirelle Phelps, 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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