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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 37 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Ashyia N. Henderson,editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c2003.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents John Akomfrah -- Charles Edward Anderson -- Ashanti -- Kofi Awoonor -- Paris Barclay -- Patricia E. Bath -- Maureen Blackwood -- Art Blakey -- Jean Binta Breeze -- Todd Bridges -- Marlin Briscoe -- Marie Maynard Daly -- Ruth A. Davis -- Anita DeFrantz -- Brazeal Dennard -- James DePriest -- Gary Dourdan -- Cyprian Ekwensi -- Roy Eldridge -- Lorris Elliott -- Howard L. Fuller -- Benny Golson -- Fred Gray Sr. -- Wilton D. Gregory -- Julian Henriques -- J.C. Higgingbotham -- J.J. Johnson -- Linton Kwesi Johnson -- Gayl Jones -- Jackie Kay -- Ulysses Kay -- Etheridge Knight -- Kool Moe Dee -- Rosetta LeNoire -- Ludacris -- Paula Madison -- E. A. Markham -- Albert Memmi -- Thomas Mofolo -- Paul Mooney -- Musiq -- Odetta -- Adebayo Ogunlesi -- Gabriel Okara -- Jerry Oliver -- C. Everard Palmer -- Florence B. Price -- Aishah Rahman -- Sonny Rollins -- Chanda Rubin -- Jimmy Rushing -- Al-Tayyib Salih -- Olive Senior -- Stuff Smith -- William Grant Still -- Maxine Sullivan -- Ann Graves Tanksley -- Melvin B. Tolson -- Eamonn Walker -- George Walker -- Andre Ware -- Afaa Michael Weaver -- Kirk Whalum -- Lester 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xi, 302 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Akomfrah, John.
Anderson, Charles Edward.
Ashanti, 1980-
Awoonor, Kofi, 1935-
Barclay, Paris.
Bath, Patricia E.
Blackwood, Maureen.
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990.
Breeze, Jean.
Bridges, Todd, 1965-
Briscoe, Marlin.
Daly, Marie Maynard.
Davis, Ruth A.
DeFrantz, Anita.
Dennard, Brazeal.
DePriest, James.
Dourdan, Gary.
Ekwensi, Cyprian.
Eldridge, Roy, 1911-1989.
Elliott, Lorris.
Fuller, Howard L.
Golson, Benny.
Gray, Fred D., 1930-
Gregory, Wilton D.
Henriques, Julian.
Higginbotham, Jay, 1906-1973.
Johnson, J. J., 1924-2001.
Johnson, Linton Kwesi, 1952-
Jones, Gayl.
Kay, Jackie, 1961-
Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995.
Knight, Etheridge.
Kool Moe Dee (Musician)
LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002.
Ludacris (Rapper)
Madison, Paula.
Markham, Edward Archibald.
Memmi, Albert.
Mofolo, Thomas, 1875-1948.
Mooney, Paul.
Musiq, 1977-
Odetta, 1930-
Ogunlesi, Adebayo.
Okara, Gabriel, 1921-
Oliver, Jerry.
Palmer, C. Everard.
Price, Florence B.
Rahman, Aishah.
Rollins, Sonny.
Rubin, Chanda, 1976-
Rushing, Jimmy.
Salih, Al-Tayyib.
Senior, Olive.
Smith, Stuff.
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978.
Sulllivan, Maxine, 1911-1987.
Tanksley, Ann Graves.
Tolson, Melvin Beaunorus.
Walker, Eamonn.
Walker, George.
Ware, Andre.
Weaver, Afaa M. (Afaa Michael), 1951-
Whalum, Kirk.
Young, Lester, 1909-1959.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Henderson, Ashyia N., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435657 (electronic book)
1414435657 (electronic book)
9780787663339
0787663336
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