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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 42 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson, Ralph G. Zerbonia,editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2004.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Debbie Allen -- Idi Amin -- Charles LeRoy Blockson -- Carol Moseley Braun -- Lloyd Louis Brown -- Uzee Brown Jr. -- Yvonne Braithwaite Burke -- Tisha Campbell-Martin -- Michelle Cliff -- Jewell Plummer Cobb -- Lana Corbi -- Eldzier Cortor -- Ida Cox -- Roy DeCarava -- Tony Dungy -- Mervyn Dymally -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Lola Falana -- Fela -- Harold Eugene Ford Sr. -- Zelma Watson George -- William R. Harvey -- Dennis Haysbert -- Gregory Hines -- Janice Bryant Howroyd -- Alberta Hunter -- Vernon D. Jarrett -- Cecil Kaiser -- Frankie Knuckles -- Joyce A. Ladner -- Carroll M. Leevy -- Bill Lester -- Kevin Liles -- James Lofton -- Leona Mitchell -- Parren J. Mitchell -- John H. Murphy III. -- C. Ray Nagin Jr. -- Gloria Naylor -- Angela Nissel -- Joe King Oliver -- Dael Orlandersmith -- Ulice Payne Jr. -- Teresa L. Phillips -- Bill Pickney -- Nancy Elizabeth Prophet -- Martin Puryear -- Percy E. Sutton -- Beverly Daniel Tatum -- Florence Wambugu -- Douglas Turner Ward -- Andre Watts -- Robert W. Wedgeworth Jr. -- Jimmy Winkfield -- Dorothy Cowser Yancy.
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, 306 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Allen, Debbie, 1950-
Amin, Idi, 1925-2003.
Blockson, Charles L.
Braun, Carol Moseley, 1947-
Brown, Lloyd L. (Lloyd Louis), 1913-
Brown, Uzee.
Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite.
Campbell, Tisha.
Cliff, Michelle.
Cobb, Jewell Plummer.
Corbi, Lana.
Cortor, Eldzier, 1916-
Cox, Ida, 1889-1967.
DeCarava, Roy.
Dungy, Tony.
Dymally Mervyn M, 1926-
Edelman, Marian Wright.
Falana, Lola.
Fela, 1938-1997.
Ford, Harold, 1945-
George, Zelma Watson.
Harvey, William R, 1941-
Haysbert, Dennis.
Hines, Gregory.
Howroyd, Janice Bryant.
Hunter, Alberta.
Jarrett, Vernon D.
Kaiser, Cecil.
Knuckles, Frankie.
Ladner, Joyce A.
Leevy, Carroll Moton.
Lester, Bill.
Liles, Kevin.
Lofton, James.
Mitchell, Leona.
Mitchell, Parren J.
Murphy, John H.
Nagin, Ray, 1956-
Naylor, Gloria.
Nissel, Angela, 1974-
Oliver, King, 1885-1938.
Orlandersmith, Dael.
Payne, Ulice, Jr.
Phillips, Teresa L.
Pickney, Bill (William)
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960.
Puryear, Martin, 1941-
Sutton, Percy E.
Tatum, Beverly Daniel.
Wambugu, Florence.
Ward, Douglas Turner.
Watts, Andre.
Wedgeworth, Robert.
Winkfield, Jimmy.
Yancy, Dorothy Cowser.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Zerbonia, Ralph G., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9780787692728 (electronic book)
0787692727 (electronic book)
9780787667306
0787667307
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