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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 6 [Gale Virtual Reference Library electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1994.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chinua Achebe -- Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin -- Jean-Bertrand Aristide -- Houston A. Baker, Jr. -- Hastings Kamuzu Banda -- Angela Bassett -- Don Baylor -- Derrick Bell -- Barry Bonds -- Riddick Bowe -- T.B. Boyd III -- Jesse Brown -- Wayne R. Bryant -- BeBe Moore Campbell -- Benjamin Chavis -- James P. Carter -- Edward S. Cooper -- Ernest Dickerson -- Rita Dove -- Lee Elder -- Joycelyn Elders -- Mike Espy -- T. Thomas Fortune -- Kenneth Allen Gibson -- William F. Gibson -- Hissene Habre -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Henry Hampton -- Chris Hani -- Lorraine Hansberry -- Leslie Harris -- Evander Holyfield -- Richard Hunt -- Charlayne Hunter-Gault -- Ice-T -- Janet Jackson -- Scott Joplin -- Michael Jordan -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Yelena Khanga -- Yolanda King -- Martin Lawrence -- Reginald F. Lewis -- Audre Lorde -- Claude McKay -- Butterfly McQueen --Carrie Meek -- Kweisi Mfume -- Jill Nelson -- Hazel O'Leary -- Major Owens -- P.J. Patterson -- Pearl Primus -- A. Barry Rand -- Della Reese -- Jackie Robinson -- Johnathan Rodgers -- Michael A. Schultz -- Attallah Shabazz -- Assata Shakur -- Carole Simpson -- Anna Deavere Smith -- George A. Stallings, Jr. -- Jean Toomer -- Sekou Toure -- Tina Turner -- Desmond Tutu -- James VanDerZee -- Harold Washington -- Reggie White -- George C. Wolfe.
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, 326 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Achebe, Chinua.
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943-
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand.
Baker, Houston A.
Banda, H. Kamuzu (Hastings Kamuzu), d. 1997.
Basset, Angela.
Baylor, Don.
Bell, Derrick A.
Bonds, Barry, 1964-
Bowe, Riddick.
Boyd III, T. B.
Brown, Jesse, 1944-
Bryant, Wayne R.
Campbell, Bebe Moore, 1950-2006.
Chavis, Ben, 1948-
Comer, James P.
Cooper, Edwards S.
Dickerson, Ernest, 1952-
Dove, Rita.
Elder, Lee.
Elders, M. Joycelyn.
Espy, Mike, a1953.
Fortune, T. (Thomas)
Gibson, Kenneth A.
Gibson, William F.
Habre, Hissein.
Hamer, Fannie Lou.
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998.
Hani, Chris, 1942-1993.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
Harris, Leslie.
Holyfield, Evander.
Hunt, Richard, 1935-
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne.
Ice-T (Musician)
Jackson, Janet, 1966-
Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917.
Jordan, Michael, 1963-
Julian, Percy Lavon, 1899-1975.
Khanga, Yelena.
King, Yolanda.
Lawrence, Martin, 1965-
Lewis, Reginald F, 1942-1993.
Lorde, Audre.
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948.
McQueen, Butterfly.
Meek, Carrie.
Mfume, Kweisi.
Nelson, Jill, 1952-
O'Leary, Hazel Rollins, 1937-
Owens, Major.
Patterson, P. J. (Percival James), 1935-
Primus, Pearl.
Rand, A. Barry.
Reese, Della.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Rodgers, Johnathan.
Schultz, Michael, 1938-
Shabazz, Attallah.
Shakur, Assata.
Simpson, Carole, 1940-
Smith, Anna Deavere.
Stallings, George Augustus.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967.
Toure, Sekou, 1922-1984.
Tina, Turner.
Tutu, Desmond.
VanDerZee, James, 1886-1983.
Washington, Harold, 1922-1987.
White, Reggie.
Wolfe, George C.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435343 (electronic book)
1414435347 (electronic book)
9780810385580
0810385589
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