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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 49 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, c2005.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Allain, Stephanie -- Armah, Ayi Kwei -- Barlow, Roosevelt -- Berrysmith, Don R. -- Bibb, Eric -- Boyd, Gwendolyn E. -- Brower, William -- Brown, Byrd -- Carr, Leroy -- Carter, Martin -- Chase, Debra Martin -- Cullers, Vincent -- Danner, Margaret Esse -- Elba, Idris -- Franklin, Kirk -- Fuhr, Grant -- Gravely, Samuel L. Jr. -- Gray, F. Gary -- Halliburton, Warren J. -- Hamlin, Larry Leon -- Jacquet, Illinois -- Jones, James Earl -- Keflezighi, Meb -- Knox, Simmie -- L.L. Cool J -- Lipscomb, Mance -- Martin, Roland -- Martin, Ruby -- McFarland, Roland -- Mell, Patricia -- Moore, Barbara C. -- Murrell, Marilyn -- Obama, Barack -- Pinn, Vivian -- Quigless, Helen Gordon -- Reeves, Gregory -- Richards, Hilda -- Robinson, Smokey -- Roker, Al -- Scarlett, Millicent -- Shropshire, Thomas -- Sifford, Charlie -- Smith, Dr. Lonnie, -- Smith, Lonnie Liston -- Smith, Nate -- Spence, Joseph -- Stanford, Olivia -- Thomas, Franklin A. -- Thurston, Stephen John -- Trueheart, William -- Waddles, Charleszetta "Mother" -- Wallace, Joaquin -- Whitaker, Forest -- Wilson, Gerald --Worthy, James.
Summary Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: ix, 266 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Allain, Stephanie.
Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939-
Barlow, Roosevelt.
Berrysmith, Don R.
Bibb, Eric.
Boyd, Gwendolyn E.
Brower, William.
Brown, Byrd, 1929-
Carr, Leroy, 1905-1935.
Carter, Martin, 1927-
Chase, Debra Martin.
Cullers, Vincent.
Danner, Margaret.
Elba, Idris.
Franklin, Kirk, 1970-
Fuhr, Grant, 1962-
Gravely, S. L. (Samuel Lee), 1922-
Gray, F. Gary.
Halliburton, Warren J.
Hamlin, Larry Leon.
Jacquet, Illinois.
Jones, James Earl.
Keflezighi, Meb.
Knox, Simmie.
LL Cool J, 1968-
Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976.
Martin, Roland S.
Martin, Ruby Grant.
McFarland, Roland.
Mell, Patricia.
Moore, Barbara C.
Murrell, Marilyn.
Obama, Barack.
Pinn, Vivian W.
Quigless, Helen Gordon.
Reeves, Gregory.
Richards, Hilda.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Roker, Al, 1954-
Scarlett, Millicent.
Shropshire, Thomas.
Sifford, Charlie, 1922-
Smith, Lonnie, 1942-
Smith, Lonnie Liston.
Smith, Nate.
Spence, Joseph, 1910-
Stanford, Olivia Lee Dilworth.
Thomas, Franklin A.
Thurston, Stephen John.
Trueheart, William E.
Waddles, Charleszetta, 1912-
Wallace, Joaquin.
Whitaker, Forest.
Wilson, Gerald.
Worthy, James, 1961-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405483 (electronic book)
1414405480 (electronic book)
0787679216
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