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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 16 [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 Ali Muhammad -- Roy Ayers -- Ernie Barnes -- Sharon Sayles Belton -- Terrell Brandon -- Selma Burke -- Charles Burnett -- Ray Charles -- Rudolph F. Crew -- Henry Crowder -- Larry Doby -- Sharon M. Draper -- Joe Dumars -- Tracey Edmonds -- George Faison -- Alfonso Fletcher Jr. -- Harold E. Ford Jr. -- Sam Gilliam -- Cuba Gooding Jr. -- Eric Gregg -- Clara Hale -- Marcelite Jordan Harris -- Alcee Hastings -- Tramaine Hawkins -- Desmond Howard -- Jean Blackwell Hutson -- Cheddi Jagan -- Daniel James Jr. -- Damnon Keith -- Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick -- Eartha Kitt -- Gladys Knight -- Robert H. Lawrence Jr. -- Lisa Leslie -- L.L. Cool J. -- Graca Simbine Machel -- Conrad Mallett Jr. -- Audrey Forbes Manley -- Wynton Marsalis -- Louis E. Martin -- Oseola McCarty -- Benjamin Mkapa -- Winston Ndungane Njongonkulu -- Queen Latifah -- Theresa Randle -- Otis Redding -- Robin Roberts -- Rachel Robinson -- Lela Rochon -- Howard E. Rollins Jr. -- Alison Saar -- Gary Sheffield -- Sinbad -- John Taylor -- Wallace Thurman -- Mo Vaughn -- Kara Walker -- Denzel Washington -- Togo D. West Jr. -- Cassandra 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, 297 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Muhammad, Ali, 1942-
Ayers, Roy.
Barnes, Ernie, 1938-
Belton, Sharon Sayles.
Brandon, Terrell.
Burke, Selma, 1900-
Burnett, Charles.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Crew, Rudolph F.
Crowder, Henry.
Doby, Larry.
Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Dumars, Joe.
Edmonds, Tracey E.
Faison, George, Jr.
Fletcher, Alfonso, Jr.
Ford, Harold E., Jr.
Gilliam, Sam.
Gooding, Cuba, 1968-
Gregg, Eric, 1951-2006.
Hale, Clara, 1905-1992.
Harris, Marcelite Jordan.
Hastings, Alcee.
Tramaine.
Howard, Desmond.
Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-
Jagan, Cheddi.
James, Daniel, 1920-1978.
Keith, Damon.
Kilpatrick, Carolyn Cheeks.
Kitt, Eartha.
Gladys, Knight, 1944-
Lawerence, Robert H., 1935-1967.
Leslie, Lisa, 1972-
LL Cool J, 1968-
Machel, Graca.
Mallett, Conrad, Jr.
Manley, Audrey F.
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-
Martin, Louis E.
McCarty, Oseola.
Mkapa, Benjamin W. (Benjamin William), 1938-
Njongonkulu, Winston Ndungane.
Queen, Latifah.
Randle, Theresa, 1967-
Redding, Otis, 1941-1967.
Roberts, Robin, 1960-
Robinson, Rachel, 1922-
Rochon, Lela, 1966-
Rollins, Howard E., 1951-
Saar, Alison.
Sheffield, Gary.
Sinbad.
Taylor, John.
Thurman, Wallace, 1902-1934.
Vaughn, Mo, 1967-
Walker, Kara Elizabeth.
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
West, Togo D., 1942-
Wilson, Cassandra, 1955-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Phelps, Shirelle, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435442 (electronic book)
1414435444 (electronic book)
9780787612252
0787612251
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