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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 1 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Michael L. LaBlanc,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1992.
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 263 p.) : photos.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ralph David Abernathy -- Maya Angelou -- Arthur Ashe -- James Baldwin -- Amiri Baraka -- Regina Belle -- Manute Bol -- Omar Bongo -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Lee P. Brown -- Dorothy Brunson -- Naomi Campbell -- Benjamin Carson -- Joe Clark -- Constance Clayton -- Sharon Pratt Dixon -- Forest J. Farmer -- Fela -- George Foreman -- Grant Fuhr -- Harvey Gantt -- Marcus Garvey -- Dizzy Gillespie -- Carole Gist -- Danny Glover -- Berry Gordy, Jr. -- Earl G. Graves -- Dick Gregory -- Gregory Hines -- Billie Holiday -- Jesse Jackson -- Mae C. Jemison -- Ben Johnson -- Charles R. Johnson -- Bill T. Jones -- Ahmed (Mathieu) Kerekou -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Jennifer Lawson -- Joie Lee -- Nelson Mandela -- Thurgood Marshall -- Hugh Masekela -- Erroll McDonald -- Lori McNeil -- Mobutu Sese Seko --Daniel Moi -- Thelonious Monk -- Garrett Morgan -- Ali Hassan Mwinyi -- Youssou N'Dour -- Gordon Parks -- Rosa Parks -- Anna Perez -- Colin Powell -- Leontyne Price -- Queen Latifah -- Ola Rotimi -- Carl T. Rowan -- Barry Sanders -- Kurt Schmoke -- Art Shell -- Russell Simmons -- Sinbad -- Henry Ossawa Tanner --Alice Walker -- Herschel Walker -- Sippie Wallace -- Denzel Washington -- Bill White -- Malcolm X -- Coleman Young.
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.
Subject Abernathy, Ralph David, 1926-1990.
Angelou, Maya.
Ashe, Arthur.
Bladwin, James, 1924-1987.
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
Belle, Regina.
Bol, Manute.
Bongo, Omar, 1935-
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Brown, Lee P.
Brunson, Dorothy.
Campbell, Naomi.
Carson, Benjamin.
Clark, Joe, 1939-
Clayton, Constance.
Kelly, Sharon Pratt, 1944-
Farmer, Forest J.
Fela, 1938-1997.
Foreman, George, 1949-
Fuhr, Grant, 1962-
Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard), 1943-
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.
Gist, Carole.
Glover, Danny.
Gordy, Berry.
Graves, Earl G., 1935-
Gregory, Dick.
Hines, Gregory.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
Jemison, Mae C.
Johnson, Ben.
Johnson, Charles, 1948-
Jones, Bill T.
Kerekou, Mathieu, 1933-
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Lawson, Jennifer, 1945-
Lee, Joie Susannah, 1962-
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993.
Masekela, hugh, 1939-
McDonald, Erroll, 1954-
McNeil, Lori.
Mobutu Sese Seko, 1930-1997.
Moi, Daniel Arap, 1924-
Monk, Thelonious.
Morgan, Garrett A., 1877-1963.
Mwinyi, Ali Hassan, 1925-
N'Dour, Youssou.
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
Perez, Anna.
Powell, Colin L.
Price, Leontyne.
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Rotimi, Ola.
Rowan, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000.
Sanders, Barry, 1968-
Schmoke, Kurt L.
Shell, Art.
Simmons, Russell.
Sinbad, 1956-
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937.
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Walker, Herschel.
Wallace, Sippie.
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
White, Bill.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Young, Coleman A.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author LaBlanc, Michael L., editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: Contemporary Black biography. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1992 9780810355460
ISBN 9781414435299 (electronic book)
1414435290 (electronic book)
9780810355460
0810355469
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