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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 29 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2002.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Nat Adderley -- Michael Anthony -- Donna Auguste -- Jamar Beasley -- Garcelle Beauvais -- Chuck Berry -- Eubie Blake -- Dain Blanton -- Carl Brashear -- Joe Brown -- Vinnette Carroll -- Cedric the Entertainer -- Charles Chesnutt -- Kathleen Neal Cleaver -- Alan Rohan Crite -- Frankie Crocker -- Darien Dash -- Vin Diesel -- Mablean Ephriam -- Rufus Estes -- Eve -- Rachelle Ferrell -- Cathy Freeman -- Macy Gray -- Marcia Griffiths -- Thomas Hearns -- Dule Hill -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson -- George E. Johnson -- Caroline R. Jones -- Donell Jones -- Mcwayizeni Ka Dinizulu -- Eddie L. Long -- Bernie Mac -- Samuel Proctor Massie Jr. -- Vashti M. McKenzie -- Donovan McNabb -- Doris (Dorie) Miller -- Harry T. Moore -- Jelly Roll Morton -- Samantha Mumba -- Elise Neal -- Rod Paige -- Mamphela Ramphele -- C. A. Scott -- Jill Scott -- Bob Simmons -- Naomi Sims -- Noble Sissle -- Hilton Smith -- Marlon St. Julien -- Willie Stargell -- Irma Thomas -- Pamela Thomas-Graham -- Terdema Ussery II -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o o -- Margaret Walker -- Fats Waller -- Alonzo Washington -- Marlon Wayans -- Shawn Wayans -- Katie Webster -- Maurice White -- Armstrong Williams -- Stanley "Tookie" Williams -- Roger Arliner 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, 276 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Adderley, Nat, 1931-
Anthony, Michael, 1930-
Auguste, Donna.
Beasley, Jamar.
Beauvais, Garcelle.
Berry, Chuck.
Blake, Eubie, 1883-1983.
Blanton, Dain.
Brashear, Carl M. (Carl Maxie), 1931-2006.
Brown, Joe.
Carroll, Vinnette.
Cedric, the Entertainer, 1965-
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932.
Cleaver, Kathleen.
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-
Crocker, Frankie.
Dash, Darien.
Diesel, Vin.
Ephriam, Mablean.
Estes, Rufus, b. 1857.
Eve (Musician)
Ferrell, Rachelle.
Freeman, Cathy, 1973-
Gray, Macy.
Griffiths, Marcia, singer.
Hearns, Thomas.
Hill, Dule.
Rock (Wrestler)
Johnson, George E.
Jones, Caroline R.
Jones, Donell.
Ka Dinizulu, Mcwayizeni.
Long, Eddie.
Mac, Bernie.
Massie, Samuel.
McKenzie, Vashti M, 1947-
McNabb, Donovan.
Miller, Doris, 1919-1944.
Moore, Harry T, d. 1951.
Morton, Jelly Roll, d 1941.
Mumba, Samantha.
Neal, Elise, 1970-
Paige, Rod.
Ramphele, Mamphela.
Scott, C. A.
Scott, Jill, 1972-
Simmons, Bob.
Sims, Naomi, 1949-
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975.
Smith, Hilton.
St. Julien, Marlon.
Stargell, Willie, 1941-2001.
Thomas, Irma.
Thomas-Graham, Pamela.
Ussery, Terdema, II.
Ngugi wa Thiongo, 1938-
Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998.
Waller, Fats, 1904-1943.
Washington, Alonzo.
Wayans, Marlon.
Wayans, Shawn, 1971-
Webster, Katie.
White, Maurice, 1941-
Williams, Armstrong, 1959-
Williams, Stanley Tookie, 1953-2005.
Young, Roger Arliner.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435572 (electronic book)
1414435576 (electronic book)
9780787646202
0787646202
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