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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 5 profiles from the international Black community

Author: Barbara C Bigelow
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : 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: Hank Aaron; Ali Mahdi Mohamed; Ella Baker; Charles Barkley; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Ralph S Bell; Lerone Bennett; Les Brown; Ronald Harmon Brown; Grace Bumbry; Ralph J Bunche; Stokley Carmichael; Kenneth Bancroft Clark; Eldridge Cleaver; Cole Johnnetta B.; Ellis Cose; Silva Benedita da.; Jaye Davidson; Angela Y Davis; Ossie Davis; Ulysses Dove; Marian Wright Edelman; Duke Ellington; John Hope Franklin; S L Gravely; Dennis Green; Rosa Guy; Gordon Henderson; Anita Hill; Natalie Hinderas; Bell Hooks; Lena Horne; Rex Ingram; Roy Innis; Mahalia Jackson; James Weldon Johnson; Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee; Jomo Kenyatta; Vincent Lane; Spike Lee; Hughie Lee-Smith; Joe Louis; Bob Marley; Quett Masire; Walter E Massey; Mark Mathabane; Hattie McDaniel; Mark McEwen; Walter Mosley; Jessye Norman; Julius K Nyerere; Olusegun Obasanjo; Edith S Sampson; Willie O'Ree; Edward Perkins; Alvin F Poussaint; Jerry Rice; Marlon T Riggs; John W Rogers; Leah Sears-Collins; Sleet Sleet Jr; Franklin A Thomas; Henry McNeal Turner; Derek Walcott; Frances Cress Welsing; Cornel West; Michael R White; John Edgar Wideman; Joe Williams; Dave Winfield; Granville Woods; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara C Bigelow
ISBN: 9781414435336 1414435339 9780810385573 0810385570
OCLC Number: 527366180
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Hank Aaron --
Ali Mahdi Mohamed --
Ella Baker --
Charles Barkley --
Jean-Mitchel Basquiat --
Ralph S. Bell --
Lerone Bennett, Jr. --
Les Brown --
Ron Brown --
Grace Bumbry --
Ralph J. Bunche --
Stokely Carmichael --
Kenneth B. Clark --
Eldridge Cleaver --
Johnnetta B. Cole --
Ellis Cose --
Benedita da Silva --
Jaye Davidson --
Angela Davis --
Ossie Davis --
Ulysses Dove --
Marian Wright Edelman --
Duke Ellington --
John Hope Franklin --
Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. --
Dennis Green --
Rosa Guy --
Gordon Henderson --
Anita Hill --
Natalie Hinderas --
Bell Hooks --
Lena Horne --
Rex Ingram --
Roy Innis --
Mahalia Jackson --
James Weldon Johnson --
Jackie Joyner-Kersee --
Jomo Kenyatta --
Vincent Lane --
Spike Lee --
Hughie Lee-Smith --
Louis Joe --
Bob Marley --
Quett Masire --
Walter E. Massey --
Mark Mathabane --Hattie McDaniel --
Mark McEwen --
Walter Mosley --
Jessye Norman --
Julius Nyerere --
Olusegun Obasanjo --
Willie O'Ree --
Edward Perkins --
Alvin F. Poussaint --
Jerry Rice --
Marlon Riggs --
John W. Rogers, Jr. --
Leah J. Sears-Collins --
Moneta Sleet, Jr. --
Franklin A. Thomas --
Henry McNeal Turner --
Derek Walcott --
Frances Cress Welsing --
Cornel West --
Michael R. White --
John Edgar Wideman --
Joe Williams --
Dave Winfield --
Granville T. Woods --
Richard Wright.
Responsibility: Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, 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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