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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 15 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1997.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mumia Abu-Jamal -- Maya Angelou -- Kofi Atta Annan -- Robb Armstrong -- Maurice Ashley -- Richmond Barthe -- Melba Patillo Beals -- Toni Braxton -- Connie Briscoe -- James Brown -- Kobe Bryant -- Herman Cain -- Alice Childress -- Spencer Christian -- Celeste A. Clark -- Anthony Cohen -- Edwidge Danticat -- Thomas Dorsey -- Gerald Early -- Kevin Eubanks -- Louis Farrakhan -- George Foreman -- Vivica A. Fox -- Jamie Foxx -- Kirk Franklin -- Solomon Carter Fuller Jr. -- Sylvester J. Gates -- Peter J. Gomes -- Charles Gordone -- Alexis M. Herman -- Juwan Howard -- Cheryl Hudson -- Wade Hudson -- Reggie Jackson -- Ella Jenkins -- Matilda Sissierietta Joyner -- Sugar Ray Leonard -- Little Richard -- Jackie " Moms" Mabley -- Earl "The Goat" Manigault -- Charles Mingus -- Toni Morrison -- MeShell Ndegeocello -- Alfred Nzo -- Ruth Perry -- Jerry Pinkney -- Scottie Pippen -- Gloria Reuben -- Sade -- Noah Samara -- E.R. Shipp -- Nina Simone -- O.J. Simpson -- Rodney E. Slater -- Nicephore Soglo -- Toni Stone -- Larenz Tate -- Cynthia Tucker -- Neil de Grasse Tyson -- Courtney B. Vance -- Omar Wasow -- Chris Webber -- Hosea Lorenzo Williams -- Mary Lou Williams -- Oprah Winfrey.
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, 295 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Abu-Jamal, Mumia.
Angelou, Maya.
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Armstrong, Robb.
Ashley, Maurice.
Barthe, Richmond, 1901-1989.
Beals, Melba.
Braxton, Toni.
Briscoe, Connie.
Brown, James, 1933-2006.
Bryant, Kobe, 1978-
Cain, Herman.
Childress, Alice.
Christian, Spencer.
Clark, Celeste A.
Cohen, Anthony (Anthony Michael), 1963-
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-
Dorsey, Thomas.
Early, Gerald Lyn.
Eubanks, Kevin.
Farrakhan, Louis.
Foreman, George.
Fox, Vivica A, 1964-
Foxx, Jamie.
Franklin, Kirk, 1970-
Fuller, Solomon C. (Solomon Carter), 1872-1953.
Gates, S. James (Sylvester James)
Gomes, Peter J.
Gordone, Charles.
Herman, Alexis M., 1947-
Howard, Juwan, 1973-
Hudson, Cheryl.
Hudson, Wade.
Jackson, Reggie.
Jenkins, Ella.
Joyner, Matilda Sissierietta.
Leonard, Sugar Ray, 1956-
Little Richard, 1932-
Mabley, Moms.
Manigault, Earl, 1944-1998.
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979.
Morrison, Toni.
NdegeOcello, MeShell, 1969-
Nzo, Alfred.
Perry, Ruth.
Pinkney, Jerry.
Pippen, Scottie.
Reuben, Gloria, 1964-
Sade.
Samara, Noah.
Shipp, E. R.
Simone, Nina, 1933-2003.
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Slater, Rodney Earl, 1955-
Soglo, Nicephore Dieudonne.
Stone, Toni, 1921-1996.
Tate, Larenz.
Tucker, Cynthia.
Tyson, Neil de Grasse.
Vance, Courtney B.
Wasow, Omar.
Webber, Chris, 1973-
Williams, Hosea Lorenzo.
Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981.
Winfrey, Oprah.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435435 (electronic book)
1414435436 (electronic book)
9780787609542
0787609544
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