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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 50 [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 Adams, Paul -- Atkins, Juan -- Banks, Tyra -- Bearden, Romare -- Bell, James A -- Blair, Jayson -- Branham III, George -- Brown, Patrick "Sleepy" -- Cannon, Reuben -- Chante, Keshia -- Chappelle, Dave -- Chisholm, Shirley -- Cornish, Sam -- Cose, Ellis -- Croom, Sylvester -- D'Aguiar, Fred -- Davis, James E. -- Davis, Ossie -- Dee, Ruby -- Dent, Thomas C. -- Faison, Donald -- Fargas, Antonio -- Flowers, Sylester -- Gilbert, Christopher -- Grooms, Henry R. -- Hazel, Darryl -- Hogan, Beverly Wade -- Hoyte, Lenon -- Khan, Chaka -- Kidjo, Angelique -- Kong, B. Waine -- Kunjufu, Jawanza -- Lawson, Jennifer -- Love, Laura -- Lucy, William -- Makeba, Miriam -- Morrison, Sam -- Rhames, Ving -- Riley, Rochelle -- Robinson, Aminah -- Schuyler, Philippa -- Staples, Mavis -- Stoney, Michael -- Thompson, Cynthia Bramlett -- Tinsley, Boyd -- Tisdale, Wayman -- Walker, John T. -- Walker, Rebecca -- Washington, James Melvin -- Washington, Kenny -- Watson, Carlos -- Welburn, Edward T. -- Westbrook, Kevin R. -- White, Reggie -- Williams, David R.
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: ix, 268 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Adams, Paul, 1977-
Atkins, Juan.
Banks, Tyra.
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988.
Bell, James A.
Blair, Jayson.
Branham, George.
Sleepy Brown.
Cannon, Reuben, 1946-
Chante, Keshia.
Chappelle, Dave.
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005.
Cornish, Sam.
Cose, Ellis.
Croom, Sylvester.
D'Aguiar, Fred, 1960-
Davis, James E.
Davis, Ossie.
Dee, Ruby.
Dent, Thomas C.
Faison, Donald, 1974-
Fargas, Antonio, 1946-
Flowers, Sylester.
Gilbert, Christopher, 1949-
Grooms, Henry R.
Hazel, Darryl.
Hogan, Beverly Wade.
Hoyte, Lenon.
Khan, Chaka.
Kidjo, Angelique.
Kong, B. Waine.
Kunjufu, Jawanza.
Lawson, Jennifer.
Love, Laura.
Lucy, William.
Makeba, Miriam.
Morrison, Sam.
Rhames, Ving, 1961-
Riley, Rochelle.
Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn.
Schuyler, Philippa.
Staples, Mavis.
Stoney, Michael.
Thompson, Cynthia Bramlett.
Tinsley, Boyd.
Tisdale, Wayman, 1964-
Walker, John T.
Walker, Rebecca, 1970-
Washington, James Melvin.
Washington, Kenny.
Watson, Carlos.
Welburn, Edward T.
Westbrook, Kevin R.
White, Reggie.
Williams, David Rudyard.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414405490 (electronic book)
1414405499 (electronic book)
0787679224
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