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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 47 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, c2005.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Maurice Ashley -- Arnold Auguste -- Barry C. Black -- Homer S. Brown -- Nick Cannon -- Wilfred (George Onslow) Cartey -- Wilt Chamberlain -- Maurice Cheeks -- Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton -- Charles "Chuck" Cooper -- Michael Copeland -- Leon Dash -- Frank Marshall Davis -- Mary Pearl Dougherty -- Julius "Dr. J" Erving -- Ronald L. Fair -- Tom Feelings -- Al Green -- Samuel C. Hamilton -- Carla D. Hayden -- Francis Hendy -- Kelly Holmes -- Cowan F. "Bubba" Hyde -- Shoshana Johnson -- Kem -- Femi Kuti -- Bob Lanier -- Carl Lumbly -- Steve McNair -- S. Epatha Merkerson -- Steve Mills -- Arthur Mitchell -- Cecil Murray -- Tai Murray -- Samuel Milton Nabrit -- Christina Norman -- Charles Ogletree, Jr. -- John Pinderhughes -- Gene Anthony Ray -- Jimmy Rodriguez -- Janna Scantlebury -- Ras Shorty I -- Fred Shuttlesworth -- Walter Sisulu -- Natalie Manns Taylor -- Marsha Thomason -- Conrad Tillard -- Askia Toure -- Gene Upshaw -- Iyanla Vanzant -- Gladys Gary Vaughn -- Perry E. Wallace Jr. -- Mark Whitaker -- Ray Wilkins -- Pharrell Williams.
Summary Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: x, 289 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Ashley, Maurice.
Auguste, Arnold.
Black, Barry C.
Brown, Homer S.
Cannon, Nick, 1980-
Cartey, Wilfred G., 1931-
Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-
Cheeks, Maurice.
Clifton, Nat.
Cooper, Chuck.
Copeland, Michael.
Dash, Leon.
Davis, Frank Marshall, 1905-
Dougherty, Mary Pearl.
Erving, Julius.
Fair, Ronald L.
Feelings, Tom.
Green, Al, 1946-
Hamilton, Samuel.
Hayden, Carla Diane, 1952-
Hendy, Francis.
Holmes, Kelly.
Hyde, Cowan F.
Johnson, Shoshana.
Kem.
Kuti, Femi.
Lanier, Bob, 1948-
Lumbly, Carl.
McNair, Steve, 1973-
Merkerson, S. Epatha, 1952-
Mills, Steve.
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-
Murray, Cecil.
Murray, Tai.
Nabrit, Samuel M., 1905-
Norman, Christina.
Ogletree, Charles J.
Pinderhughes, John, 1946-
Ray, Gene Anthony.
Rodriguez, Jimmy.
Scantlebury, Janna.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-
Sisulu, Walter Max.
Shorty I, Ras.
Taylor, Natalie Manns.
Thomason, Marsha, 1976-
Tillard, Conrad.
Toureþ, Askia M.
Upshaw, Gene.
Vanzant, Iyanla.
Vaughn, Gladys Gary.
Wallace, Perry, Jr.
Whitaker, Mark.
Wilkins, Ray.
Williams, Pharrell.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405469 (electronic book)
1414405464 (electronic book)
0787667358
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