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Contemporary Black biography. : Volume 58 profiles from the international Black community

Author: Sara Pendergast; Tom Pendergast; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, ©2007.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : 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: Heavy D; Jaheim, (Musician); Kelis; Queen Latifah; Dora N Akunyili; Shaun Alexander; Viv Anderson; Terry Bellamy; Brenda Blackmon; Taurean Blacque; Lisa Bonet; Andre Braugher; Bobby Brown, (Vocalist); Octavia E Butler; Shani Davis; Edward R Dudley; Jermaine Dye; Wallace Ford; Kevin Frazier; Oscar Frazier; Robin Givens; Arsenio Hall; Cynthia Parker Ham; Steve Harvey; Isaac Hayes; Jimmy Haywood; Taraji P Henson; Ayaan Hirsi Ali; James Oliver Horton; Desmond Howard; Robert Arthur King; Michael Lomax; Loretta Long; Ed Love; Roberta Martin, (Vocalist); Geraldine McCullough; Ronald E McNair; Charity Kaluki Ngilu; Peter Okaalet; Olufunmilayo I Olopade; Gordon Parks; Floyd Patterson; Freda Payne; Paul Pena; Terrell Pough; Kirby Puckett; Maurice F Rabb; John Sentamu; Yinka Shonibare; Gary Simmons; Martha Southgate; Vickie M Stringer; Albertina Walker; George Weah; Lauryn Williams
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Pendergast; Tom Pendergast; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 0787679305 1414429177 9780787679309 9781414429175
OCLC Number: 137315271
Notes: "ISSN 1058-1316."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Dora Akunyili --
Shaun Alexander --
Ayaan Hirsi Ali --
Viv Anderson --
Terry Bellamy --
Brenda Blackmon --
Taurean Blacque --
Lisa Bonet --
Andre Braugher --
Bobby Brown --
Octavia E. Butler --
Shani Davis --
Edward R. Dudley --
Jermaine Dye --
Wallace L. Ford, II --
Kevin Frazier --
Oscar Frazier --
Robin Givens --
Arsenio Hall --
Cynthia Parker Ham --
Steve Harvey --
Isaac Hayes --
Jimmy Haywood --
Heavy D --
Taraji P. Henson --
James Oliver Horton --
Desmond Howard --
Jaheim --
Kelis --
Robert Arthur King --
Michael L. Lomax --
Loretta Long --
Ed Love --
Roberta Martin --
Geraldine McCullough --
Ronald E. McNair --
Charity Kaluki Ngilu --
Peter Okaalet --
Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade --
Gordon Parks --
Floyd Patterson --
Freda Payne --
Paul Pena --
Terrell Pough --
Kirby Puckett --
Queen Latifah --
Maurice F. Rabb, Jr. --
John Sentamu --
Yinka Shonibare --
Gary Simmons --
Martha Southgate --
Vickie Stringer --
Albertina Walker --
George Weah --
Lauryn Williams.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors.

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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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