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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 4 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1993.
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 313 p.) : photos.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Raymond Andrews -- Ibrahim Babangida -- Harry Belafonte -- Halle Berry -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Steven Biko -- Carol Moseley Braun -- Stephen L. Carter -- George Washington Carver -- Kenneth I. Chenault -- Emanuel Cleaver -- John Conyers, Jr. -- Don Cornelius -- Julie Dash -- Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. -- Miles Davis -- David Dinkins -- Cheikh Anta Diop -- Willie Dixon -- Clyde Drexler -- Katherine Dunham -- Charles S. Dutton -- Larry Fishburne -- Arthur G. Gaston -- Robin Givens -- Whoopi Goldberg -- W. Wilson Goode -- Alex Haley -- Roland Hayes -- Felix Houphouet-Boigny -- Charles Hamilton Houston -- Langston Hughes -- Iman -- Barbara Jordan -- Jamaica Kincaid -- Bernice King -- Lewis H. Latimer -- Jacob Lawrence -- Carl Lewis -- Terry McMillan -- Elijah Muhammad -- Eddie Murphy -- Yoweri Museveni -- Joshua Nkomo -- Yannick Noah -- Clarence Page -- Orlando Patterson --Kirby Puckett -- Lloyd Albert Quarterman -- Faith Ringgold -- Wilma Rudolph -- Bayard Rustin -- Edith S. Sampson -- Deion Sanders -- Charlie Sifford -- Lorna Simpson -- Mike Singletary -- Wole Soyinka -- Niara Sudarkasa -- Meshach Taylor -- Robert Townsend -- Ben Vereen -- Booker T. Washington -- Walter F. White -- Roy Wilkins -- Montel Williams -- Vanessa Williams --Walter E. Williams -- Willie Williams -- Louis Tompkins Wright -- Whitney M. Young, Jr.
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.
Subject Andrews, Raymond.
Babangida, Ibrahim.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Berry, Halle.
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955.
Biko, Steven,d1946-1977.
Moseley-Braun, Carol, 1947-
Carter, Stephen L, 1954-
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943.
Chenault, Kenneth I.
Cleaver, Emanuel, II, 1944-
Conyers, John, 1929-
Cornelius, Don.
Dash, Julie.
Davis, Benjamin O, 1880-1970.
Davis, Miles.
Dinkins, David N.
Diop, Cheikh Anta.
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992.
Drexler, Clyde, 1962-
Dunham, Katherine.
Dutton, Charles S.
Fishburne, Larry.
Gaston, A. G. (Arthur George), b. 1892.
Givens, Robin.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-
Goode, W. Wilson.
Haley, Alex.
Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977.
Houphouet-Boigny, Felix, 1905-1993.
Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Iman, 1955-
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Kincaid, Jamaica.
King, Bernice A.
Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928.
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000.
Lewis, Carl, 1961-
McMillan, Terry.
Muhammad, Elijah, 1897-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Museveni, Yoweri, 1944-
Nkomo, Joshua.
Noah, Yannick, 1960-
Page, Clarence, 1947-
Patterson, Orlando, 1940-
Puckett, Kirby.
Quarterman, Lloyd Albert.
Ringgold, Faith.
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-
Rustin, Bayard.
Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979.
Sanders, Deion.
Sifford, Charlie, 1922-
Simpson, Lorna, 1960-
Singletary, Mike.
Soyinka, Wole.
Sudarkasa, Niara.
Taylor, Meshach.
Townsend, Robert, 1957-
Vereen, Ben.
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955.
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981.
Williams, Montel.
Williams, Vanessa, 1963-
Williams, Walter E. (Walter Edward), 1936-
Williams, Willie L.
Wright, Louis T. (Louis Tompkins), 1891-1952.
Young, Whitney M.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: Contemporary Black biography, Volume 4. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1993 9780810385566
ISBN 9781414435329 (electronic book)
1414435320 (electronic book)
9780810385566
0810385562
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