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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 25 profiles from the international Black community

Author: David G Oblender
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., ©2000.
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: Sheila Adams; Elmer Anderson; Wendell Anthony; Baisden Michael.; Shirley Bassey; Frankie Beverly; Terrell D Bolton; Kelvin E Boston; Donna Brazile; Foxy Brown; Joyce F Brown; Ed Bullins; Roland W Burris; Roy Campanella; Herbert Carnegie; Suzanne De Passe; Taye Diggs; Larry Elder; Harry Evans III; Roger Walton Ferguson; C Virginia Fields; Robin Givens; Dexter Gordon; Yolanda Griffith; Gar Heard; A Leon Higginbotham; Terry Hillard; Earle Hyman; Ronald Isley; Fred James Jackson; Millie Jackson; William J Jefferson; Henry A Kimbro; Barbara Lee; Samella S Lewis; Donnie McClurkin; Gregory Meeks; Walter Mosley; Ronald Mutebi; David Nakhid; Louise Patterson; Walter Payton; Mekhi Phifer; Norma Quarles; Glenn "Doc " Rivers; Dumas M Simeus; Norma Merrick Sklarek; Kristoff St John; Donna Summer; Lawrence Taylor; Derrick Thomas; Tina Thomson; Ivan Van Sertima; Bob Watson; Joe Williams; Sherley Anne Williams; Deborah C Wright; Albert Wynn
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David G Oblender
ISBN: 9781414435534 1414435533 9780787632496 078763249X
OCLC Number: 527366290
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Sheila Adams --
Elmer Anderson --
Wendell Anthony --
Michael Baisden --
Shirley Bassey --
Frankie Beverly --
Terrell D. Bolton --
Kelvin E. Boston --
Donna Brazile --
Foxy Brown --
Joyce F. Brown --
Ed Bullins --
Roland W. Burris --
Roy Campanella --
Herbert Carnegie --
Suzanne De Passe --
Taye Diggs --
Larry Elder --
Harry Evans III --
Roger W. Ferguson --
C. Virginia Fields --
Robin Givens --
Dexter Gordon --
Yolanda Griffith --
Gar Heard --
A. Leon Higginbotham --
Terry Hillard --
Earle Hyman --
Ronald Isley --
Fred James Jackson --
Millie Jackson --
William J. Jefferson --
Henry A. Kimbro --
Barbara Lee --
Samella Lewis --
Donnie McClurkin --
Gregory Meeks --
Walter Mosley --
Ronald Mutebi --
David Nakhid --
Louise Patterson --
Walter Payton --
Mekhi Phifer --
Norma Quarles --
Glenn "Doc" Rivers --
Dumas M. Simeus --
Norma Merrick Sklarek --
Kristoff St. John --
Donna Summer --
Lawrence Taylor --
Derrick Thomas --
Tina Thompson --
Ivan van Sertima --
Bob Watson --
Joe Williams --
Sherley Anne Williams --
Deborah C. Wright --
Albert Wynn.
Responsibility: David G. Oblender, editor.

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This well-regarded comprehensive source covers internationally known individuals from all areas of interest. Each volume presents about 65 biographies ranging in length from two to five pages.  Read more...

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