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Contemporary Black biography, Vol. 25 : profiles from the international Black community

Author: David G Oblender
Publisher: Farmington Hill, MI : Gale Group, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Oblender
ISBN: 078763249X 9780787632496
OCLC Number: 44707037
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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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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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