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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 39 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2003.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Peter Abrahams -- Eula L. Adams -- Johnny Adams -- Leslie Adams -- Maurice Bishop -- Eleanor Taylor Bland -- Charles "Buddy" Bolden -- Margaret Bonds -- David Henry Bradley Jr. -- William Blackwell Branch -- Donald Brashear -- Gail Lumet Buckley -- Anita Richmond Bunkley -- Nell Carter -- Oscar Charleston -- W. Montague Cobb -- Johnnie Cochran -- Ornette Coleman -- Matel "Mat" Dawson Jr. -- William Levi Dawson -- Leon Day -- Bo Diddley -- Jack Ford -- Paul Freeman -- Nikki Giovanni -- Irv Gotti -- Darrell Green -- Arthur Hall -- Lil Hardin Armstrong -- Corey Harris -- Earl "Fatha" Hines -- Hugh Holton Jr. -- Elmer Samuel Imes -- Kenji Jasper -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- Jonah Jones -- Sarah Jones -- Mae Street Kidd -- Beyonce Knowles -- Al Letson -- Norman Lewis -- Taj Mahal -- Dambudzo Marechera -- Jamal Mayers -- Richard Mayhew -- Bernice McFadden -- Ronald Milner -- Richard Bruce Nugent -- Cecil Pickett -- Billy Preston -- Desmond Richardson -- Donna Richardson -- Kenule Saro-Wiwa -- Percy Sledge -- Fela Sowande -- Ella Stewart -- Clark Terry -- Clarence Thomas -- Larry D. Thompson -- Asha Tyson -- Michael Vick -- Charles White -- Ellis Wilson.
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, 319 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Abrahams, Peter, 1919-
Adams, Eula L.
Adams, Johnny.
Adams, Leslie, 1932-
Bishop, Maurice.
Bland, Eleanor Taylor.
Bolden, Buddy, 1877-1931.
Bonds, Margaret.
Bradley, David, 1950-
Branch, William Blackwell.
Brashear, Donald.
Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937-
Bunkley, Anita Richmond.
Carter, Nell.
Charleston, Oscar.
Cobb, W. Montague (William Montague), 1904-
Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005.
Coleman, Ornette.
Dawson, Matel "Mat".
Dawson, William Levi, 1899-1990.
Day, Leon.
Bo Diddley, 1928-
Ford, Jack.
Freeman, Paul.
Giovanni, Nikki.
Gotti, Irv.
Green, Darrell.
Hall, Arthur.
Armstrong, Lil Hardin, 1898-1971.
Harris, Corey.
Hines, Earl, 1903-1983.
Holton, Hugh.
Imes, Elmer Samuel, 1883-1941.
Jasper, Kenji.
Johnson, Earvin, 1959-
Johnson, Robert L., 1946 April 8-
Jones, Jonah, 1909-2000.
Jones, Sarah, 1974-
Kidd, Mae Street, 1904-
Knowles, Beyonce.
Letson, Al.
Lewis, Norman, 1909-1979.
Mahal, Taj (Musician)
Marechera, Dambudzo.
Mayers, Jamal.
Mayhew, Richard, 1934-
McFadden, Bernice L.
Milner, Ron.
Nugent, Bruce, 1906-1987.
Pickett, Cecil.
Preston, Billy.
Richardson, Desmond.
Richardson, Donna.
Saro-Wiwa, Ken, 1941-
Sledge, Percy.
Sowande, Fela, 1905-1978.
Stewart, Ella P. (Ella Phillips), 1893-1987.
Terry, Clark.
Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Thompson, Larry Dean, 1945-
Tyson, Asha.
Vick, Michael, 1980-
White, Charles, 1918-1979.
Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977.
African Americans -- Biography.
Black people -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435671 (electronic book)
1414435673 (electronic book)
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