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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 11 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / L. Mpho Mabunda and Shirelle Phelps, editors.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1996.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sani Abacha -- Xenobia Bailey -- Tyra Banks -- William Banks -- Tyson Beckford -- Ben Ami Ben-Israel -- Jim Brown -- Robert Byrd -- Mandy Carter -- Malcolm CasSelle --Manno Charlemagne --Johnnie Cochran -- Johnnie Coleman -- Comer Cottrell -- Stanley Crouch -- Anthony Davis -- Dominique Dawes -- David E. Driver -- Michael Eric Dyson -- E. David Ellington -- Chaka Fattah -- Walter Fauntroy -- Tom Feelings -- Aretha Franklin -- Carl Franklin -- Al Freeman Jr. -- Ann Fudge -- Lenora Fulani -- Paula Giddings -- Simon Gourdine -- William Leo Hansberry -- Frances E. W. Harper -- Beverly Harvard -- Fred Hickman -- Robert Holland, Jr. -- Iceberg Slim -- Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara -- Adrienne Kennedy -- Alan L. Keyes -- Ron Kirk -- Suge Knight -- Gay J. McDougall -- Cynthia Ann McKinney -- James H. Meredith -- Gertrude Mongella -- Rose Meta Morgan -- Robert Parris Moses -- Nichelle Nichols -- Richard Dean Parsons -- Walter Payton -- Calvin Peete -- Bill Pickett -- Sidney Poitier -- James A. Porter -- Bill Bojangles Robinson -- Joseph Sanders -- Sister Souljah -- Barbara Smith -- Roderick K. von Lipsey -- Lenny Wilkins -- Gregory Williams -- Patricia J. Williams -- Robert F. Williams -- William T. Williams -- Stevie Wonder -- Malik Yoba.
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, 315 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Abacha, Sani.
Bailey, Xenobia.
Banks, Tyra.
Banks, William.
Beckford, Tyson.
Ben-Israel, Ben Ami.
Brown, Jim.
Byrd, Robert.
Carter, Mandy.
CasSelle, Malcolm.
Chalmay, Manno, 1948-
Cochran, Johnnie L., 1937-2005.
Coleman, Johnnie.
Cottrell, Comer.
Crouch, Stanley.
Davis, Anthony, 1951-
Dawes, Dominique, 1976-
Driver, David E.
Dyson, Michael Eric.
Ellington, E. David.
Fattah, Chaka, 1956-
Fauntroy, Walter E.
Feelings, Tom.
Franklin, Aretha.
Franklin, Carl, 1949-
Freeman, Al.
Fudge, Ann.
Fulani, Lenora.
Giddings, Paula.
Gourdine, Simon.
Hansberry, William Leo.
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Harvard, Beverly.
Hickman, Fred.
Holland, Robert.
Slim, Iceberg, 1918-
Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924-
Kennedy, Adrienne.
Keyes, Alan L. (Alan Lee), 1950-
Kirk, Ron.
Knight, Suge.
McDougall, Gay J.
McKinney, Cynthia Ann.
Meredith, James, 1933-
Mongella, Gertrude.
Morgan, Rose Meta.
Moses, Robert Parris.
Nichols, Nichelle.
Parsons, Richard D.
Payton, Walter, 1954-1999.
Peete, Calvin.
Pickett, Bill, ca. 1860-1932.
Poitier, Sidney.
Porter, James A. (James Amos), 1905-
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949.
Sanders, Joseph.
Souljah, Sister.
Smith, B. (Barbara), 1949-
Von Lipsey, Roderick K., 1959-
Wilkins, Lenny, 1937-
Williams, Gregory Howard.
Williams, Patricia J., 1951-
Williams, Robert F.
Williams, William T. (William Thomas), 1942-
Wonder, Stevie.
Yoba, Malik.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor.
Phelps, Shirelle, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435398 (electronic book)
1414435398 (electronic book)
9780810393196
0810393190
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