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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 28 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2001.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Shareef Abdur-Rahim -- Barbara Arnwine -- Maxine Baker -- Jacquelyn Barrett -- Eric Benet -- MaVynee Betsch -- Paul Biya -- Robert Blackburn -- Ruthie Bolton-Holifield -- Donna Britt -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Jonathan Bulter -- Alexa Canady -- Rosalind Cash -- Chubby Checker -- Jimmy Cliff -- Michael B. Coleman -- Deborah Cox -- DMX -- Billy Eckstine -- Aprille Ericsson-Jackson -- Simon Estes -- Ezola Foster -- Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant -- David Alan Grier -- Florence Griffith-Joyner -- Alvin Harrison -- Calvin Harrison -- Bessie Head -- Rickey Henderson -- Whitney Houston -- Michelle Howard -- Gwen Ifill -- Larry Johnson -- Rodney Van Johnson -- Willie Jolley -- Kwadwo Agymah Kamau -- Bernard Kincaid -- Preston King -- Jacob Lawrence -- Ananda Lewis -- Lil' Kim -- Aaron McGruder -- Penny Mickelbury -- Trish Millines Dziko -- Undine Smith Moore -- Greg Morris -- Ethel L. Payne -- Colin Powell -- Pokey Reese -- Antonio "L.A." Reid -- Condoleezza Rice -- Gale Sayers -- Bernard Shaw -- Barbara Smith -- Greg Smith -- Lawrence Steele -- Martha Jean Steinberg -- Lynn Swann -- Art Tatum -- Donna E. Trotter -- Mike Tyson -- Mary Wells -- Mary Wilson -- Jawole Zollar.
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, 287 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Abdur-Rahim, Shareef.
Arnwine, Barbara.
Baker, Maxine.
Barrett, Jacquelyn.
Benet, Eric.
Betsch, MaVynee.
Biya, Paul, 1933-
Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920-
Bolton-Holifield, Ruthie, 1967-
Britt, Donna.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Butler, Jonathan.
Canady, Alexa.
Cash, Rosalind.
Checker, Chubby, 1941-
Cliff, Jimmy, 1948-
Coleman, Michael B.
Cox, Deborah, 1974-
D M X.
Eckstine, Billy.
Ericsson-Jackson, Aprille.
Estes, Simon.
Foster, Ezola, 1938-
Grant, Gwendolyn Goldsby.
Grier, David Alan, 1955 Feb. 14-
Griffith Joyner, Florence Delorez, 1960-1998.
Harrison, Alvin.
Harrison, Calvin.
Head, Bessie, 1937-1986-
Henderson, Rickey, 1958-
Houston, Whitney.
Howard, Michelle.
Ifill, Gwen.
Johnson, Larry, 1969-
Johnson, Rodney Van.
Jolley, Willie.
Kamau, Kwadwo Agymah.
Kincaid, Bernard.
King, Preston T, 1936-
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000.
Lewis, Ananda.
Lil' Kim.
McGruder, Aaron.
Mickelbury, Penny, 1948-
Millines Dziko, Trish.
Moore, Undine S.
Morris, Greg.
Payne, Ethel L.
Powell, Colin L.
Reese, Pokey.
Reid, Antonio "L. A."
Rice, Condoleezza, 1954-
Sayers, Gale, 1943-
Shaw, Bernard, 1940-
Smith, Barbara, 1946-
Smith, Greg, 1964-
Steele, Lawrence.
Steinberg, Martha Jean.
Swann, Lynn.
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956.
Trotter, Donne E.
Tyson, Mike, 1966-
Wells, Mary.
Wilson, Mary, 1944-
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435565 (electronic book)
1414435568 (electronic book)
9780787646196
0787646199
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