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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 18 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Shirelle Phelps, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1998.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Oleta Adams -- Joyce London Alexander -- Arthur Ashe -- Sidney Bechet -- Keith Lanier Black -- Lou Brock -- Wilt Chamberlain -- Emma Chappell -- Alice Coachman -- Sammy Davis Jr. -- Julius Erving -- Garth Fagan -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Floyd H. Flake -- Albert French -- Ronald Goldsberry -- Tony Gwynn -- Fred Hampton -- Eddy L. Harris -- Monica Harris -- Steve Harvey -- Donny Hathaway -- Sheneska Jackson -- Cobi Jones -- Ingrid Saunders Jones -- David Justice -- R. Kelly -- William Kennard -- Delroy Lindo -- Lindiwe Mabuza -- Karl Malone -- Barbara Masekela -- Bryant McBride -- Nikki McCray -- Brian McKnight -- Joe Morton -- Etta Moten -- Geronimo Pratt -- Prince -- Benjamin Arthur Quarles -- Sheryl Lee Ralph -- Ahmad Rashad -- Leroy C. Richie -- Sugar Ray Robinson -- Oumou Sangare -- John Sengstacke -- Tubby Smith -- Will Smith -- Paula A. Sneed -- Dolores Spikes -- Emanuel Steward -- Amadou Toumani Toure -- Gene Upshaw -- Dionne Warwick -- Laura S. Washington -- Johnny "Guitar" Watson -- Keenen Ivory Wayans -- Alek Wek -- Valerie Wilson Wesley -- Lynn Whitfield -- Bert Williams -- George Washington 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: xi, 293 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Admas, Oleta.
Alexander, Joyce London.
Ashe, Arthur.
Bechet, Sidney, 1897-1959.
Black, Keith Lanier.
Brock, Lou, 1939-
Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999.
Chappell, Emma.
Coachman, Alice.
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990.
Erving, Julius.
Fagan, Garth.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Flake, Floyd.
French, Albert.
Goldsberry, Ronald.
Gwynn, Tony.
Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969.
Harris, Eddy L.
Harris, Monica.
Harvey, Steve.
Hathaway, Donny.
Jackson, Sheneska.
Jones, Cobi.
Jones, Ingrid Saunders.
Justice, David.
Kelly, R.
Kennard, William E, 1957-
Lindo, Delroy, 1952-
Mabuza, Lindiwe.
Malone, Karl.
Masekela, Barbara.
McBride, Bryant.
McCray, Nikki.
McKnight, Brian, 1969-
Morton, Joe, 1947-
Moten, Etta.
Pratt, Elmer Geronimo.
Quarles, Benjamin Arthur.
Ralph, Sheryl Lee.
Rashad, Ahmad.
Richie, Leroy C.
Robinson, Sugar Ray, 1920-
Sangare, Oumou.
Sengstacke, John.
Smith, Tubby.
Smith, Will, 1968-
Sneed, Paula A.
Spikes, Dolores R. (Dolores Richard)
Steward, Emanuel.
Toure, Amadou Toumani.
Upshaw, Gene.
Warwick, Dionne.
Washington, Laura S.
Watson, Johnny "Guitar", 1935-1996.
Wayans, Keenen Ivory.
Wek, Alek.
Wesley, Valerie Wilson.
Whitfield, Lynn.
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922.
Williams, George Washington, 1849-1891.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Mabunda, L. Mpho, 1967- editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435466 (electronic book)
1414435460 (electronic book)
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