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Notable Black American women

Author: Jessie Carney Smith; Shirelle Phelps
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, ©1992-©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains 500 biographies, including: Marian Anderson -- Maya Angelou -- Lillian Hardin Armstrong -- Pearl Bailey -- Ella Baker -- Josephine Baker -- Charlotta Spears Bass -- Daisy Bates -- Louise Beavers -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Carol Brice -- Nannie Helen Burroughs -- Diahann Carroll -- Betty Carter -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Barbara Chase-Riboud -- Alice Childress -- Shirley Chisholm -- Septima Clark -- Alice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Notable Black American women.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1992-©2003
(OCoLC)707051033
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessie Carney Smith; Shirelle Phelps
ISBN: 0810347490 9780810347496 0810391775 9780810391772 0787664944 9780787664947
OCLC Number: 24468213
Notes: Vol. 3 has Shirelle Phelps as a contributing editor.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Jessie Carney Smith, editor.

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Contains 500 biographies, including: Marian Anderson -- Maya Angelou -- Lillian Hardin Armstrong -- Pearl Bailey -- Ella Baker -- Josephine Baker -- Charlotta Spears Bass -- Daisy Bates -- Louise Beavers -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Carol Brice -- Nannie Helen Burroughs -- Diahann Carroll -- Betty Carter -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Barbara Chase-Riboud -- Alice Childress -- Shirley Chisholm -- Septima Clark -- Alice Coachman -- Johnnetta Betsch Cole -- Marva Collins -- Camille Cosby -- Ida Cox -- Dorothy Dandridge -- Margaret Danner -- Angela Davis -- Ruby Dee -- Irene Diggs -- Mattiwilda Dobbs -- Dorothy Donegan -- Rita Dove -- Dunham, Katherine -- Evelyn Ellis -- Evans, Mari -- Ada L. Fisher -- Aretha Franklin -- Charlotte White Franklin -- Althea Gibson -- Nikki Giovanni -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Angelina Weld Grimké -- Rosa Guy -- Adelaide Hall -- Juanita Hall -- Virginia Hamilton -- Sally Hemmings -- Billy Holiday -- Jennifer Holliday -- Lena Horne -- Clementine Hunter -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Jacquelyne Johnson Jackson -- Mahalia Jackson -- Nell Jackson -- Harriet Ann Jacobs -- Mae C. Jemison -- Beverly Johnson -- Eunice Walker Johnson -- Helene Johnson -- Lois M. Jones -- Sissieretta Jones -- June Jordan -- Leontine Kelly -- Florynce Kennedy -- Jamaica Kincaid -- Coretta Scott King -- Eartha Kitt -- Nella Larsen -- Abbey Lincoln -- Audre Lorde -- Hattie McDaniel -- Paule Marshall -- Louise Meriwether -- Melba Moore -- Toni Morrison -- Pauli Murray -- Jessye Norman -- Odetta -- Painter, Nell Irvin -- Rosa Parks -- Ann Lane Petry -- Florence Price -- Leontyne Price -- Pearl Primus -- Ma Rainey -- Gloria Richardson -- Diana Ross -- Wilma Rudolph -- Sonia Sanchez -- Naomi Sims -- Sojourner Truth -- Harriet Tubman -- Tina Turner -- Cicely Tyson -- Sarah Vaughan -- Alice Walker -- Madam C.J. Walker -- Clara Mae Ward -- Dionne Warwick -- Dinah Washington -- Ethel Waters -- Dorothy West -- Edith Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey.

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