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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 30 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2002.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Aaliyah -- Julian "Cannonball" Adderley -- Claude Ake -- Eddie "Rochester" Anderson -- Martina Arroyo -- Mariama Ba -- David Barnhill -- Bob Beamon -- Alpha Blondy -- Madior Boye -- Joe Carter -- Mary Ann Shadd Cary -- Robert Cray -- Idriss Deby -- Joseph Delaney -- Henriette DeLille -- Nora DeLoach -- Dr. Dre -- Tananarive Due -- Philip Emeagwali -- Buchi Emecheta -- Jewelle Gomez -- Lani Guinier -- Andre Harrell -- "Screamin" Jay Hawkins -- James Augustine Healy -- Milt Hinton -- John Lee Hooker -- Ice Cube -- Janet Jackson -- Orlando Jones -- Quincy Jones -- Joseph Kabila -- Suge Knight -- Patti LaBelle -- Sam Lacy -- Alex LaGuma -- John Henry "Pop" Lloyd -- Eugene Antonio Marino -- Hans J. Massaquoi -- Tim Meadows -- Ronald Moody -- Jessica Care Moore -- Mos Def -- Archibald Motley Jr. -- Shaquille O'Neal -- Kellis E. Parker -- Aristides Pereira -- Lowell Perry -- Joshua Redman -- Beah Richards -- Joel Augustus Rogers -- Carl T. Rowan -- William J. Shaw -- Reggie Showers -- Russell Simmons -- Carole Simpson -- John Singleton -- Sisqo -- Jerry Stackhouse -- Leon H. Sullivan -- Helen Taylor -- Amos Tutuola -- Carl H. Ware -- Chris Webber.
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, 301 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Aaliyah.
Adderley, Julian "Cannonball".
Ake, Claude.
Anderson, Eddie, 1905-1977.
Arroyo, Martina.
Ba, Mariama.
Barnhill, David.
Beamon, Bob.
Blondy, Alpha, 1953-
Boye, Madior.
Carter, Joe.
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893.
Cray, Robert.
Deby, Idriss.
Delaney, Joseph, 1904-
DeLille, Henriette, 1812-1862.
DeLoach, Nora.
Dr. Dre, 1965-
Due, Tananarive, 1966-
Emeagwali, Philip.
Emecheta, Buchi.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
Guinier, Lani.
Harrell, Andre.
Hawkins, Screamin Jay.
Healy, James Augustine, 1830-1900.
Hinton, Milt.
Hooker, John Lee.
Ice Cube (Musician)
Jackson, Janet.
Jones, Orlando, 1968-
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Kabila, Joseph.
Knight, Suge.
LaBelle, Patti.
Lacy, Sam, 1903-
LaGuma, Alex.
Lloyd, John Henry "Pop".
Marino, Eugene Antonio.
Massaquoi, Hans J.
Meadows, Tim, 1961-
Moody, Ronald.
Moore, Jessica Care.
Mos Def (Rapper)
Motley, Archibald John, 1891-
O'Neal, Shaquille.
Parker, Kellis E.
Pereira, Aristides.
Perry, Lowell W.
Redman, Joshua.
Richards, Beah E.
Rogers, J. A. (Joel Augustus), 1880-1966-
Rowan, Carl T (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000.
Shaw, William J.
Showers, Reggie.
Simmons, Russell.
Simpson, Carole, 1940-
Singleton, John, 1968-
Sisqo.
Stackhouse, Jerry.
Sullivan, Leon Howard, 1922-
Taylor, Helen.
Tutuola, Amos.
Ware, Carl H.
Webber, Chris, 1973-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435589 (electronic book)
1414435584 (electronic book)
9780787646219
0787646210
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