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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 5 [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 Hank Aaron -- Ali Mahdi Mohamed -- Ella Baker -- Charles Barkley -- Jean-Mitchel Basquiat -- Ralph S. Bell -- Lerone Bennett, Jr. -- Les Brown -- Ron Brown -- Grace Bumbry -- Ralph J. Bunche -- Stokely Carmichael -- Kenneth B. Clark -- Eldridge Cleaver -- Johnnetta B. Cole -- Ellis Cose -- Benedita da Silva -- Jaye Davidson -- Angela Davis -- Ossie Davis -- Ulysses Dove -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Duke Ellington -- John Hope Franklin -- Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. -- Dennis Green -- Rosa Guy -- Gordon Henderson -- Anita Hill -- Natalie Hinderas -- Bell Hooks -- Lena Horne -- Rex Ingram -- Roy Innis -- Mahalia Jackson -- James Weldon Johnson -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Jomo Kenyatta -- Vincent Lane -- Spike Lee -- Hughie Lee-Smith -- Louis Joe -- Bob Marley -- Quett Masire -- Walter E. Massey -- Mark Mathabane --Hattie McDaniel -- Mark McEwen -- Walter Mosley -- Jessye Norman -- Julius Nyerere -- Olusegun Obasanjo -- Willie O'Ree -- Edward Perkins -- Alvin F. Poussaint -- Jerry Rice -- Marlon Riggs -- John W. Rogers, Jr. -- Leah J. Sears-Collins -- Moneta Sleet, Jr. -- Franklin A. Thomas -- Henry McNeal Turner -- Derek Walcott -- Frances Cress Welsing -- Cornel West -- Michael R. White -- John Edgar Wideman -- Joe Williams -- Dave Winfield -- Granville T. Woods -- Richard Wright.
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, 321 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Aaron, Hank, 1934-
Mohamed, Ali Mahdi.
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986.
Barkley, Charles, 1963-
Basquiat, Jean-Michel.
Bell, Ralph S.
Bennett, Lerone, 1928-
Brown, Les, 1945-
Brown, Ron, 1941-1996.
Bumbry, Grace, 1937-
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971.
Carmichael, Stokley.
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005.
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998.
Cole Johnnetta B.
Cose, Ellis.
Silva Benedita da.
Davidson, Jaye.
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
Davis, Ossie.
Dove, Ulysses.
Edelman, Marian Wright.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Franklin, John Hope, 1915-
Gravely, S. L. (Samuel Lee), 1922-
Green, Dennis, 1949-
Guy, Rosa.
Henderson, Gordon, 1957-
Hill, Anita.
Hinderas, Natalie.
Hooks, Bell.
Horne, Lena.
Ingram, Rex, 1895-1969.
Innis, Roy, 1934-
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972.
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.
Joyner-Kersee, Jackie, 1962-
Kenyatta, Jomo.
Lane, Vincent.
Lee, Spike.
Lee-Smith, Hughie.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981.
Marley, Bob.
Masire, Quett.
Massey, Walter E.
Mathabane, Mark.
McDaniel, Hattie, 1895-1952.
McEwen, Mark, 1954-
Mosley, Walter.
Norman, Jessye.
Nyerere, Julius K. (Julius Kambarage), 1922-1999.
Obasanjo, Olusegun.
Sampson, Edith S.
O'Ree, Willie, 1935-.
Perkins, Edward.
Poussaint, Alvin F.
Rice, Jerry.
Riggs, Marlon T.
Rogers, John W.
Sears-Collins, Leah.
Sleet Jr., Sleet, 1926-1996.
Thomas, Franklin A.
Turner, Henry McNeal, 1834-1915.
Walcott, Derek.
Welsing, Frances Cress, 1935.
West, Cornel.
White, Michael R.
Wideman, John Edgar.
Williams, Joe, 1918-1999.
Winfield, Dave, 1951-
Woods, Granville, 1856-910.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435336 (electronic book)
1414435339 (electronic book)
9780810385573
0810385570
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