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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 7 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1994.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dennis Archer -- Marion S. Barry -- Mary Frances Berry -- Charles F. Bolden, Jr.. -- Surya Bonaly -- Freeman Bosley Jr. -- Willie L. Brown, Jr. -- Joaquim Chissano -- Septima Clark -- Barbara-Rose Collins -- Lansana Conte -- Bill Cosby -- Gail Devers -- Father Divine -- Howard Dodson, Jr. -- Aaron Douglas -- Charles Richard Drew -- David C. Driskell -- Ralph Ellison -- Gnassingbe Eyadema -- Jessie Fauset -- James Forman -- Ernest J. Gaines -- Louis Gossett, Jr. -- Lani Guinier -- Haile Selassie -- Alice Harris -- Robin Harris -- David Hilliard -- Whitney Houston -- Albert and Allen Hughes -- Judith Jamison -- Carl Jones -- Elaine R. Jones -- June Jordan -- B.B. King -- Yaphet Kotto -- Delano Lewis -- John Lucas -- Haki R. Madhubuti -- Paule Marshall -- Robert C. Maynard -- Benjamin E. Mays -- Oscar Micheaux -- Jean Moutoussamy-Ashe -- Jes Mowry --Dikembe Mutombo -- Melchior Ndadaye -- Elanor Holmes Norton -- Alan Page -- Satchel Paige -- Pele -- Mike Powell -- Bernice Johnson Reagon -- Randall Robinson -- David Satcher -- Betty Shabazz -- Emmitt Smith -- Mabel K. Staupers -- Isiah Thomas -- Emmett Till -- Cicely Tyson -- Blair Underwood -- Melvin Van Peebles -- Madame C. J. Walker -- T. J. Walker -- Ethel Waters -- Clifton R. Wharton, Jr. -- Maggie Williams -- August Wilson -- Sunnie Wilson.
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, 342 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Archer, Dennis.
Barry, Marion, 1936-
Berry, Mary Frances.
Bolden, Charles, 1946-
Bonlay, Surya, 1973-
Bosley, Freeman.
Brown, Willie L.
Chissano, Joaquim Alberto, 1939-
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987.
Collins, Barbara-Rose, 1939-
Conte, Lansana.
Cosby, Bill, 1937-
Devers, Gail, 1966-
Divine, Father.
Dodson, Howard.
Douglas, Aaron.
Drew, Charles, 1904-1950.
Driskell, David.
Ellison, Ralph.
Eyadema, Gnassingbe.
Fauset, Jessie Redmon.
Forman, James, 1928-2005.
Gaines, Ernest J, 1933-
Gossett, Louis, 1936-
Guinier, Lani.
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975.
Harris, Alice.
Harris, Robin, 1953-1990.
Hillard, David.
Houston, Whitney.
Hughes, Albert.
Jamison, Judith.
Jones, Carl.
Jones, Elaine R.
Jordan, June, 1936-2002.
King, B. B.
Kotto, Yaphet F., 1944-
Lewis, Delano.
Lucas, John.
Madhubuti, Haki R., 1942-
Marshall, Paule, 1929-
Maynard, Robert C.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984.
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Moutoussamy-Ashe, Jeanne, 1951-
Mowry, Jess, 1960-
Mutombo, Dikembe.
Ndadaye, Melchoir, 1953-1993.
Norton, Eleanor Homes.
Page, Alan C.
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982.
Pele, 1940-
Powell, Mike.
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
Robinson, Randall.
Satcher, David, 1941-
Shabazz, Betty.
Smith, Emmitt, 1969-
Staupers, Mabel Keaton, 1890-
Thomas, Isiah, 1961-
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955.
Tyson, Cicely.
Underwood, Blair.
Peebles, Melvin Van, 1932-
Walker, Madame C. J.
Walker, T. J.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977.
Wharton, Clifton R, 1926-
Williams, Maggie.
Wilson, August.
Wilson, Sunnie, 1908-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435350 (electronic book)
1414435355 (electronic book)
9780810385597
0810385597
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