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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 63 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2008.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Laila Ali -- Norman Carey Amaker -- Emma Amos -- Mike Anderson -- Trey Anthony -- Tichina Arnold -- Evelyn Ashford -- Jim and Gloria Austin -- Philip Bailey -- Dean Baquet -- Black Thought -- Barry Bonds -- Cupcake Brown -- Sheryll Cashin -- Presley Chweneyagae -- Albert B. Cleage, Jr. -- Keyshia Cole -- Common -- Andy Cooper -- Michael C. Dawson -- Taye Diggs -- Luisa Dias Diogo -- Margie Eugene-Richard -- Isaac Newton Farris, Jr. -- Arthur A. Fletcher -- Ann Gregory -- Bob Herbert -- Oliver W. Hill -- Jennifer Hudson -- Samuel L. Jackson -- Je'Caryous Johnson -- Denise Kaigler -- Rachel Boone Keith -- Gwendolyn Knight -- Amel Larrieux -- Bobby Lashley -- Sister Gertrude Morgan -- Hamilton Naki -- Apollo Milton Obote -- Helen L. Phillips -- Preacher Moss -- E. Albert Reece -- Max Roach -- Renee Stout -- Tamar-kali -- Tampa Red -- Tamara Tunie -- Gene Washington -- Carrie Mae Weems -- Alek Wek -- Emil Wilbekin -- Frederick B. Williams -- Mattiebelle Woods -- Samuel F. Yette -- Young Jeezy.
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: ix, 277 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Ali, Laila.
Amaker, Norman C.
Amos, Emma, 1938-
Anderson, Mike, 1959-
Anthony, Trey.
Arnold, Tichina, 1971-
Ashford, Evelyn.
Austin, Jim, 1951-
Austin, Gloria.
Bailey, Philip, 1951-
Baquet, Dean.
Black Thought, 1973-
Bonds, Barry, 1964-
Brown, Cupcake.
Cashin, Sheryll.
Chweneyagae, Presley.
Cleage, Albert B.
Cole, Keyshia.
Common (Musician)
Cooper, Andy.
Dawson, Michael C., 1951-
Diggs, Taye.
Diogo, Luisa Dias.
Eugene-Richard, Margie.
Farris, Isaac Newton.
Fletcher, Arthur, 1924-2005.
Gregory, Ann, 1912-1990.
Herbert, Bob, 1945-
Hill, Oliver W., 1907-2007.
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Jackson, Samuel L.
Johnson, Je'Caryous.
Kaigler, Denise.
Keith, Rachel Boone.
Knight, Gwendolyn.
Larrieux, Amel.
Lashley, Bobby.
Morgan, Gertrude, 1900-1980.
Naki, Hamilton.
Obote, A. Milton (Apollo Milton), 1924-2005.
Phillips, Helen L.
Preacher Moss.
Reece, E. Albert.
Roach, Max, 1924-2007.
Stout, Renee.
Tamar-kali.
Tampa Red, 1904-1981.
Tunie, Tamara.
Washington, Gene.
Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
Wek, Alek.
Wilbekin, Emil.
Williams, Frederick B.
Woods, Mattiebelle.
Yette, Samuel F.
Young Jeezy.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414432823 (electronic book)
1414432828 (electronic book)
9780787679354
0787679356
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