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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 8 [Gale EBooks electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / L. Mpho Mabunda, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1995.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Kareem Abdul-Jabar -- Alvin Ailey -- John Amos -- Dusty Baker -- Bertice Berry -- Arna Bontemps -- Edward Brooke -- Elaine Brown -- LeVar Burton -- Octavia Butler -- Tisha Campbell -- Linford Christie -- William Lacy Clay -- Countee Cullen -- Ruby Dee -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Myrlie Evers -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Charles Fuller -- Althea Gibson -- Frederick D. Gregory -- Mark Winston Griffith -- Greg Gumbel -- Juvenal Habyarimana -- Lorraine Hale -- Lloyd A. Hill -- W.C. Handy -- William H. Hastie -- George Edmund Haynes -- Chester Himes -- William Augustus Hinton -- John Hope -- Son House -- Ice Cube -- Samuel L. Jackson -- Leonard Jeffries -- Eddie Bernice Johnson -- Jack Johnson -- Quincy Jones -- Theodore K. Lawless -- Canada Lee -- Errol T. Louis -- Samora Moises Machel -- Nathan McCall -- Elijah McCoy -- Corinne Mitchell -- Warren Moon -- Edwin Moses -- Walter Dean Myers -- Cyprien Ntaryamira -- Shaquille O'Neal -- Maxine Powell -- Dudley Randall -- Ishmael Reed -- Norm Rice -- Diana Ross -- Bill Russell -- Dori Sanders -- Ntozake Shange -- Will Smith -- Willi Smith -- Brent Staples -- Raymond St. Jacques -- Louis Sullivan -- Kristin Clark Taylor -- Israel Tribble, Jr. -- MaliVai Washington -- Damon Wayans -- Robert C. Weaver -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Ralph Wiley -- Billy Dee Williams -- Johnny Ray Youngblood.
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, 314 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Abdul-Jabar, Kareem, 1947-
Ailey, Alvin.
Amos, John.
Baker, Dusty, 1949-
Berry Bertice.
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973.
Brooke, Edward William, 1919-
Brown, Elaine, 1943-
Burton, LeVar.
Butler, Octavia E.
Campbell, Tisha.
Christie, Linford, 1960-
Clay, William L.
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946.
Dee, Ruby.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
Evers-Williams, Myrlie.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Fuller, Charles.
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003.
Gregory, Frederick D.
Griffith, Mark Winston.
Gumbel, Greg.
Habyarimana, Juvenal.
Hale, Lorraine.
Hall, Lloyd A.
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958.
Hastie, William, 1904-1976.
Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960.
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984.
Hinton, William A. (William Augustus), 1883-1959.
Hope, John, 1868-1936.
House, Son.
Ice Cube (Musician)
Jackson, Samuel L.
Jeffries, Leonard.
Johnson, Eddie Bernice, 1934-
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946.
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Lawless, Theodore K.
Lee, Canada.
Louis, Errol T.
Machel Samora, 1933-1986.
McCall, Nathan.
McCoy, Elijah, 1844-1929.
Mitchell, Corinne.
Moon, Warren.
Moses, Edwin C. (Edwin Corley), 1955-
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Ntaryamira, Cyprien.
O'Neal, Shaquille.
Powell, Maxine.
Randall, Dudley, 1914-
Reed, Ishmael, 1938-
Rice, Norman B.
Ross, Diana, 1944-
Russell, Bill, 1934.
Sanders, Dori, 1934-
Shange, Ntozake.
Smith, Will, 1968-
Smith, Willi.
Staples, Brent A., 1951.
St. Jacques, Raymond, 1930-
Sullivan, Louis Wade, 1933-
Taylor, Kristin Clark.
Tribble, Israel.
Washington, MaliVai.
Wayans, Damon.
Weaver, Robert Clifton, 1907-
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931.
Wiley Ralph.
Williams, Billy Dee, 1937-
Youngblood, Johnny Ray.
African Americans -- Biography.
Black people -- Biography.
Added Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435367 (electronic book)
1414435363 (electronic book)
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