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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 59 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, c2007.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents George Edward Alcorn -- Benny Andrews -- Michelle Banks -- Gwendolyn B. Bennett -- Dave Bing -- Jane Matilda Bolin -- Gerald M. Boyd -- Ed Bradley -- Tyrone Brooks -- Clarence Gatemouth Brown -- Angela Burt-Murray -- Reggie Bush -- Bebe Moore Campbell -- Swin Cash -- William Jelani Cobb -- Bill Cosby -- Tony Dungy -- Katherine Dunham -- Willarda V. Edwards -- Keith M. Ellison -- Omar Epps -- Etta Zuber Falconer -- Joyce F. Garrett -- Arthur George Gaston -- Russell L. Goings, Jr. -- Farrah Gray -- Jessie Mae Hemphill -- Terrence Howard -- James Jamerson -- Liya Kebede -- Malcolm David Kelley -- Earl Klugh -- Adriane Lenox -- Gerald Levert -- Tegla Loroupe -- Vivian Malone Jones -- Kerry James Marshall -- Mark Matthews -- Dele Olojede -- Buck O'Neil -- Betty Pace -- Violet Palmer -- David A. Paterson -- Wintley Phipps -- James Pickens, Jr. -- Billy Preston -- Silas Purnell -- Rickey Smiley -- Denise L. Stinson -- Amare Stoudemire -- Gladys Quander Tancil -- Paul Tergat -- Luther Vandross -- Chris Webber -- Madie Hall Xuma.
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: ix, 278 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Alcorn, George Edward.
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006.
Banks, Michelle A.
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981.
Bing, Dave, 1943-
Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007.
Boyd, Gerald M.
Bradley, Ed, 1941-2006.
Brooks, Tyrone.
Brown, Clarence, 1924-2005.
Burt-Murray, Angela.
Bush, Reggie.
Campbell, Bebe Moore, 1950-2006.
Cash, Swin.
Cobb, William Jelani.
Cosby, Bill, 1937-
Dungy, Tony.
Dunham, Katherine.
Edwards, Willarda V.
Ellison, Keith M.
Epps, Omar.
Falconer, Etta Zuber.
Garrett, Joyce F.
Gaston, A. G. (Arthur George), b. 1892.
Goings, Russell L.
Gray, Farrah, 1984-
Hemphill, Jessie Mae.
Howard, Terrence.
Jamerson, James, 1936-1983.
Kebede, Liya.
Kelley, Malcolm David, 1992-
Klugh, Earl.
Lenox, Adriane.
Levert, Gerald.
Loroupe, Tegla.
Jones, Vivian Malone.
Marshall, Kerry James, 1955-
Matthews, Mark.
Olojede, Dele, 1961-
O'Neil, Buck, 1911-2006.
Pace, Betty.
Palmer, Violet.
Paterson, David A.
Phipps, Wintley.
Pickens, James.
Preston, Billy.
Purnell, Silas.
Smiley, Rickey.
Stinson, Denise L.
Stoudemire, Amare.
Tancil, Gladys Quander.
Tergat, Paul.
Vandross, Luther.
Webber, Chris, 1973-
Xuma, Madie Hall.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414429182 (electronic book)
1414429185 (electronic book)
9780787679316
0787679313
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