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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 17 profiles from the international Black community

Author: Shirelle Phelps
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English
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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: Yolanda Adams; Kevin Arkadie; Jeffrey Banks; Unita Blackwell; Yvette Lee Bowser; Leroy Butler; Paul D Butler; Doc Cheatham; Donna M Christian-Green; Pearl Cleage; Virgis William Colbert; Nat King Cole; Natalie Cole; Diddy; Sam Cooke; Cynthia Cooper; Mark Curry; Vondie Curtis-Hall; Ernest R Dickerson; Tony Dungy; Terry Edmonds; Patrick Ewing; Rudolph Fisher; Pamela Gordon; Lionel Hampton; La-Van Hawkins; T D Jakes; Rick James; Marianne Jean-Baptiste; Norma L Holloway Johnson; Robert T Johnson; Dorothy R Leavell; Nia Long; Joseph E Madison; Nellie Y McKay; Terry McMillan; Carlton Moss; Alonzo Mourning; George R NNamdi; Bernard C Parks; Andre Pierre; Celso Pitta; Lou Rawls; Alfonso Ribeiro; Joyce Roche; Rupaul.; Herman J Russell; Patricia Russell-McCloud; Sonia Sanchez; Thomas Sankara; Clayton Sherrod; Lynne Thigpen; Iyanla Vanzant; Maggie Lena Walker; Grover Washington; Shirley Watkins; Vanessa L Williams; Venus Williams; Marvin Winans
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shirelle Phelps
ISBN: 9781414435459 1414435452 9780787612733 0787612731
OCLC Number: 527366259
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Yolanda Adams --
Kevin Arkadie --
Jeffrey Banks --
Unita Blackwell --
Yvette Lee Bowser --
Leroy Butler --
Paul D. Butler --
Doc Cheatham --
Donna M. Christian-Green --
Pearl Cleage --
Virgis William Colbert --
Nat King Cole --
Natalie Cole --
Sean "Puffy" Combs --
Sam Cooke --
Cynthia Cooper --
Mary Curry --
Vondie Curtis-Hall --
Ernest R. Dickerson --
Tony Dungy --
Terry Edmonds --
Patrick A. Ewing --
Rudolph Fisher --
Pamela Gordon --
Lionel Hampton --
La-Van Hawkins --
Thomas "T.D." Jakes --
Rick James --
Marianne Jean-Baptiste --
Norma L. Holloway Johnson --
Robert T. Johnson --
Dorothy R. Leavell --
Nia Long --
Joseph E. Madison --
Nellie Yvonne McKay --
Terry McMillan --
Carlton Moss --
Alonzo Mourning --
George R. NNamdi --
Bernard C. Parks --
Andre Pierre --
Celso Pitta --
Lou Rawls --
Alfonso Ribeiro --
Joyce Roche --
Rupaul --
Herman J. Russell --
Patricia Russell-McCloud --
Sonia Sanchez --
Thomas Sankara --
Clayton Sherrod --
Lynne Thigpen --
Iyanla Vanzant --
Maggie Lena Walker --
Grover Washington Jr. --
Shirley R. Watkins --
Vanessa L. Williams --
Venus Williams --
Marvin L. Winans.
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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