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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 20 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1999.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Marcus Allen -- Don H. Barden -- Regina Benjamin -- John Biggers -- Mary J. Blige -- John W. Boyd Jr. -- Thomas Bradley -- Rod Carew -- Barbara Chase-Riboud -- John Henrik Clarke -- Eva M. Clayton -- Anna Julia Cooper -- Adger W. Cowans -- Terrell Davis -- Wayne J. Dawkins -- Anne Diggs-Taylor -- Tim Duncan -- Domino Fats -- Morgan Freeman -- Dwight Gooden -- M.C. Hammer -- Herbie Hancock -- Isaac Hayes -- Bonnie Guiton Hill -- Lauryn Hill -- Larry Holmes -- Cissy Houston -- Bobbi Humphrey -- Frederick Humphries -- Sheila Jackson Lee -- Wyclef Jean -- Bobby Jones -- Laurent Kabila -- Martin Luther King III -- Kasi Lemmons -- Johnny Mathis -- Maxwell -- Audra McDonald -- Gabrielle Kirk McDonald -- Marc Morial -- Eddie Murphy -- Richard D. Nanula -- Fayard Nicholas -- Harold Nicholas -- Maidie Norman -- Notorious B.I.G. -- Charlie Parker -- P.J. Patterson -- Holly Robinson Peete -- Lawrence Dunbar Reddick -- Della Reese -- Irvin D. Reid -- Laurean Rugambwa -- Tavis Smiley -- John Stanford -- Robert Stanton -- Roosevelt Sykes -- Eleanora E. Tate -- Charles Taylor -- Rufus Thomas -- George Tillman -- Peter Westbrook -- Lois Jean White -- Serena Williams -- Coleman Young.
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, 303 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Allen, Marcus, 1960-
Barden, Don H.
Benjamin, Regina.
Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-
Blige, Mary J.
Boyd, John W, Jr.
Bradley, Tom, 1917-1998.
Carew, Rod, 1945-
Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998.
Clayton, Eva M.
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964.
Cowans, Adger W.
Davis, Terrell, 1972-
Dawkins, Wayne J.
Diggs-Taylor, Anne.
Duncan, Tim, 1976-
Domino, Fats, 1928-
Freeman, Morgan.
Gooden, Dwight.
Hammer, M. C., 1963-
Hancock, Herbie, 1940-
Hayes, Isaac.
Hill, Bonnie Guiton.
Hill, Lauryn.
Holmes, Larry, 1949-
Houston, Cissy.
Humphrey, Bobbi.
Humphries, Frederick.
Jackson Lee, Sheila.
Jean, Wyclef.
Jones, Bobby.
Kabila, Laurent-Desire.
King, Martin Luther, III.
Lemmons, Kasi.
Mathis, Johnny.
Maxwell, 1973-
McDonald, Audra.
McDonald, Gabrielle Kirk.
Morial, Marc.
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Nanula, Richard D.
Nicholas, Fayard.
Nicholas, Harold.
Norman, Maidie, 1912-
Notorious B. I. G.(Musician)
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955.
Patterson, P. J. (Percival James), 1935-
Peete, Holly Robinson, 1964-
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-
Reese, Della.
Reid, Irvin D.
Rugambwa, Laurean.
Smiley, Tavis, 1964-
Stanford, John.
Stanton, Robert.
Sykes, Roosevelt.
Tate, Eleanora E.
Taylor, Charles.
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001.
Tillman, George, 1969-
Westbrook, Peter, 1952-
White, Lois Jean.
Williams, Serena, 1981-
Young, Coleman A.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Phelps, Shirelle, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435480 (electronic book)
1414435487 (electronic book)
9780787624170
0787624179
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