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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 58 [Gale EBooks 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".
The isbns 9781414429182 and 1414429185 are listed erroneously as the ebook isbns in the print version of this title. The correct ebook isbns appear above.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dora Akunyili -- Shaun Alexander -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali -- Viv Anderson -- Terry Bellamy -- Brenda Blackmon -- Taurean Blacque -- Lisa Bonet -- Andre Braugher -- Bobby Brown -- Octavia E. Butler -- Shani Davis -- Edward R. Dudley -- Jermaine Dye -- Wallace L. Ford, II -- Kevin Frazier -- Oscar Frazier -- Robin Givens -- Arsenio Hall -- Cynthia Parker Ham -- Steve Harvey -- Isaac Hayes -- Jimmy Haywood -- Heavy D -- Taraji P. Henson -- James Oliver Horton -- Desmond Howard -- Jaheim -- Kelis -- Robert Arthur King -- Michael L. Lomax -- Loretta Long -- Ed Love -- Roberta Martin -- Geraldine McCullough -- Ronald E. McNair -- Charity Kaluki Ngilu -- Peter Okaalet -- Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade -- Gordon Parks -- Floyd Patterson -- Freda Payne -- Paul Pena -- Terrell Pough -- Kirby Puckett -- Queen Latifah -- Maurice F. Rabb, Jr. -- John Sentamu -- Yinka Shonibare -- Gary Simmons -- Martha Southgate -- Vickie Stringer -- Albertina Walker -- George Weah -- Lauryn Williams.
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, 270 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Akunyili, Dora N.
Alexander, Shaun.
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
Anderson, Viv.
Bellamy, Terry, 1972-
Blackmon, Brenda.
Blacque, Taurean.
Bonet, Lisa, 1967-
Braugher, Andre.
Brown, Bobby, vocalist.
Butler, Octavia E.
Davis, Shani.
Dudley, Edward R.
Dye, Jermaine.
Ford, Wallace.
Frazier, Kevin.
Frazier, Oscar.
Givens, Robin.
Hall, Arsenio.
Ham, Cynthia Parker.
Harvey, Steve, 1956-
Hayes, Isaac.
Haywood, Jimmy.
Heavy D, 1967-
Henson, Taraji P.
Horton, James Oliver.
Howard, Desmond.
Jaheim (Musician)
Kelis, 1980-
King, Robert Arthur, 1945-
Lomax, Michael.
Long, Loretta.
Love, Ed.
Martin, Roberta, vocalist.
McCullough, Geraldine.
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986.
Ngilu, Charity Kaluki.
Okaalet, Peter.
Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Patterson, Floyd.
Payne, Freda.
Pena, Paul, 1950-
Pough, Terrell.
Puckett, Kirby.
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Rabb, Maurice F.
Sentamu, John.
Shonibare, Yinka, 1962-
Simmons, Gary, 1964-
Southgate, Martha.
Stringer, Vickie M.
Walker, Albertina.
Weah, George.
Williams, Lauryn.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414429175 (electronic book)
1414429177 (electronic book)
9781414429182
1414429185
9780787679309
0787679305
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