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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 3 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1993.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Byron Allen -- Molefi Kete Asante -- Josephine Baker -- Dave Bing -- Barbara Brandon -- Tony Brown -- Jheryl Busby -- Clive O. Callender -- Lorene Cary -- Julius Chambers -- Xernona Clayton -- Marva Collins -- James H. Cone -- Dorothy Dandridge -- Abdou Diouf -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Bill Duke -- Medgar Evers -- Henry O. Flipper -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Helene D. Gayle -- William H. Gray III -- Robert Gulliaume -- Barbara Hendricks -- Endesha Ida Mae Holland -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Isaiah Jackson -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- John H. Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- William Henry Johnson -- James Earl Jones -- Vernon E. Jordan -- Isaac Julien -- Ernest Everett Just -- Patrick Kelly -- Coretta Scott King -- Jawanza Kunjufu -- Jewel Stradford Lafontant -- Charles Lane -- LaSalle Leffall, Jr. -- Abbey Lincoln -- Willie Mays -- Tony McKegney -- Floyd B. McKissick -- Ronald McNair --Meles Zenawi -- Bebe Miller -- Kwame Nkrumah -- Ertha Pascal-Trouillot -- Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. -- Richard Pryor -- Cyril Ramaphosa -- A. Philip Randolph -- Charles Rangel -- Condoleezza Rice -- Max Robinson -- Smokey Robinson -- Chris Rock -- Bobby Seale -- Andres Serrano -- Bessie Smith -- Wesley Snipes -- Louis Stokes -- Leon H. Sullivan --Howard Thurman -- Maxine Waters -- Wellington Webb -- L. Douglas Wilder -- Bruce McMarion Wright -- Andrew Young.
Summary 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xi, 284 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Allen, Byron, 1961-
Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Bing, Dave, 1943-
Brandon, Barbara.
Brown, Tony, 1933-
Busby, Jheryl.
Callender, Clive O.
Cary, Lorene.
Chambers, Julius L. (Julius LeVonne), 1936-
Clayton, Xernona.
Collins, Marva.
Cone, James H.
Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965.
Diouf, Abdou.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Duke, Bill, 1943-
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963.
Flipper, Henry Ossian, 1856-1940.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Gayle, Helene D.
Gray, William H., III.
Guillaume, Robert.
Hendricks, Barbara.
Holland, Endesha Ida Mae, 1944-2006.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Jackson, Isaiah.
Johnson, Earvin, 1959-
Johnson, John H. (John Harold), 1918-2005.
Johnson, Robert L., 1946-
Johnson, William Henry.
Jones, James Earl.
Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-
Julien, Isaac.
Just, Ernest Everett, 1883-1941.
Kelly, Patrick, 1954-1990.
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006.
Kunjufu, Jawanza.
Lafontant-MANkarious, Jewel, 1922-1997.
Lane, Charles, 1953-
Leffall, LaSalle D.
Lincoln, Abbey.
Mays, Willie, 1931-
McKegney, Tony.
McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986.
Zenawi, Meles.
Miller, Bebe.
Mkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.
Pascal-Trouillot, Ertha.
Powell, Adam Clayton, 1908-1972.
Pryor, R. J. (Richard J.), 1940-
Ramaphosa, Cyril.
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-
Rangel, Charles B.
Rice, Condoleezza, 1954-
Robinson, Max.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Rock, Chris.
Seale, Bobby, 1936-
Serrano, Andres, 1950-
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937.
Snipes, Wesley.
Stokes, Louis, 1925-
Sullivan, Leon Howard, 1922-
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981.
Waters, Maxine.
Webb, Wellington.
Wilder, Doug.
Wright, Bruce, 1918-
Young, Andrew, 1932-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435312 (electronic book)
1414435312 (electronic book)
9780810385559
0810385554
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