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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 48 [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 Carl Anderson -- Kofi Atta Annan -- Anita Baker -- Fred "Rerun" Berry -- Andrew F. Brimmer -- Ella Bully-Cummings -- Mickey Burnim -- Aime Cesaire -- Ray Charles -- Lorraine Cole -- Wanda Coleman -- PonJola Coney -- David Dabydeen -- Charles T. Davis -- Ernie Davis -- Ronald and Rony Delice -- Georgia Dunston -- Christopher Edley -- Christopher F. Edley, Jr. -- Gladys Edmunds -- Sarah Webster Fabio -- Elton Fax -- Allyson Felix -- Ray Fleming -- Marie Foster -- Jamie Foxx -- George Grace -- Lorenz Graham -- Samuel Greenlee -- Robert Guillaume -- Alphonso Jackson -- Major L. Jemison -- Levi Johnson -- Sheila Crump Johnson -- John A. Kenney -- Georges Laraque -- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey -- Thomas Mensah -- Azie Taylor Morton -- Andrea Nelson Meigs -- John J. Oliver, Jr. -- Helen Owens -- John Payton -- Malika Sanders -- Kurt Schmoke -- "Little" Jimmy Scott -- Howard "Sandman" Sims -- Vincent D. Smith -- Mathew St. Patrick -- Wanda Sykes -- Luther Vandross -- Ozzie Virgil -- Bill White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- Andrew Young.
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, 262 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Anderson, Carl, 1945-
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Baker, Anita.
Berry, Fred.
Brimmer, Andrew F.
Bully-Cummings, Ella.
Burnim, Mickey.
Cesaire, Aimeþ.
Charles, Ray, 1930-
Cole, Lorraine T.
Coleman, Wanda.
Coney, PonJola.
Dabydeen, David.
Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981.
Davis, Ernie, 1939-1963.
Delice, Ronald and Rony.
Dunston, Georgia M.
Edley, Christopher F., 1928-
Edley, Christopher F., 1953-
Edmunds, Gladys.
Fabio, Sarah Webster, 1928-
Fax, Elton C.
Felix, Allyson.
Fleming, Ray.
Foster, Marie.
Foxx, Jamie.
Grace, George.
Graham, Lorenz B.
Greenlee, Sam, 1930-
Guillaume, Robert.
Jackson, Alphonso.
Jemison, Major L.
Johnson, Levi.
Johnson, Sheila C.
Kenney, John A., 1914-
Laraque, George.
Lavizzo-Mourey, Risa.
Mensah, Thomas O., 1950-
Morton, Azie Taylor, 1936-2003.
Nelson Meigs, Andrea.
Oliver, John J.
Payton, John.
Sanders, Malika.
Schmoke, Kurt L.
Scott, Jimmy, 1925-
Sims, Sandman.
Smith, Vincent, 1929-
St. Patrick, Mathew, 1969-
Sykes, Wanda, 1964-
Vandross, Luther.
Virgil, Ozzie.
White, Bill.
Wilder, Doug.
Young, Andrew, 1932-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405476 (electronic book)
1414405472 (electronic book)
0787667366
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