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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 17 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1998.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Yolanda Adams -- Kevin Arkadie -- Jeffrey Banks -- Unita Blackwell -- Yvette Lee Bowser -- Leroy Butler -- Paul D. Butler -- Doc Cheatham -- Donna M. Christian-Green -- Pearl Cleage -- Virgis William Colbert -- Nat King Cole -- Natalie Cole -- Sean "Puffy" Combs -- Sam Cooke -- Cynthia Cooper -- Mary Curry -- Vondie Curtis-Hall -- Ernest R. Dickerson -- Tony Dungy -- Terry Edmonds -- Patrick A. Ewing -- Rudolph Fisher -- Pamela Gordon -- Lionel Hampton -- La-Van Hawkins -- Thomas "T.D." Jakes -- Rick James -- Marianne Jean-Baptiste -- Norma L. Holloway Johnson -- Robert T. Johnson -- Dorothy R. Leavell -- Nia Long -- Joseph E. Madison -- Nellie Yvonne McKay -- Terry McMillan -- Carlton Moss -- Alonzo Mourning -- George R. NNamdi -- Bernard C. Parks -- Andre Pierre -- Celso Pitta -- Lou Rawls -- Alfonso Ribeiro -- Joyce Roche -- Rupaul -- Herman J. Russell -- Patricia Russell-McCloud -- Sonia Sanchez -- Thomas Sankara -- Clayton Sherrod -- Lynne Thigpen -- Iyanla Vanzant -- Maggie Lena Walker -- Grover Washington Jr. -- Shirley R. Watkins -- Vanessa L. Williams -- Venus Williams -- Marvin L. Winans.
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, 282 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Adams, Yolanda.
Arkadie, Kevin.
Banks, Jeffrey.
Blackwell, Unita, 1933-
Bowser, Yvette Lee.
Butler, Leroy, 1968-
Butler, Paul D.
Cheatham, Doc.
Christian-Green, Donna M.
Cleage, Pearl.
Colbert, Virgis William.
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965-
Cole, Natalie, 1950-
Diddy, 1969-
Cooke, Sam, 1931-1964.
Cooper, Cynthia, 1963-
Curry, Mark.
Curtis-Hall, Vondie.
Dickerson, Ernest R., 1952-
Dungy, Tony.
Edmonds, Terry.
Ewing, Patrick, 1962-
Fisher, Rudolph, 1897-1934.
Gordon, Pamela.
Hampton, Lionel.
Hawkins, La-Van.
Jakes, T. D.
James, Rick, 1948-2004.
Jean-Baptiste, Marianne.
Johnson, Norma L. Holloway.
Johnson, Robert T.
Leavell, Dorothy R.
Long, Nia.
Madison, Joseph E.
McKay, Nellie Y.
McMillan, Terry.
Moss, Carlton.
Mourning, Alonzo, 1970-
NNamdi, George R.
Parks, Bernard C.
Pierre, Andre.
Pitta, Celso.
Rawls, Lou.
Ribeiro, Alfonso.
Roche, Joyce.
Rupaul.
Russell, Herman J.
Russell-McCloud, Patricia.
Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-
Sankara, Thomas.
Sherrod, Clayton.
Thigpen, Lynne.
Vanzant, Iyanla.
Walker, Maggie Lena, 1867-1934.
Washington, Grover.
Watkins, Shirley.
Williams, Vanessa L.
Williams, Venus, 1980-
Winans, Marvin.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Phelps, Shirelle, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435459 (electronic book)
1414435452 (electronic book)
9780787612733
0787612731
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