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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 2 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community / Barbara Carlisle Bigelow, editor.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Inc., c1992.
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Muhammad Ali -- Marian Anderson -- Louis Armstrong -- Romare Bearden -- Guy Bluford -- Julian Bond -- Ed Bradley -- Thomas Bradley -- Andrew F. Brimmer -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Shirley Chisholm -- George Clements -- Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -- Ronald Dellums -- Christopher Edley -- Harry Edwards -- James Farmer -- Louis Farrakhan -- Cecil Fielder -- Redd Foxx -- Gary Franks -- Morgan Freeman -- Zina Garrison -- Marvin Gaye -- Jasmine Guy -- Patricia Roberts Harris -- Dorothy I. Height -- Matthew Henson -- Benjamin L. Hooks -- Maynard Jackson -- John E. Jacob -- Franklin G. Jenifer -- Beverly Johnson -- Robert Johnson -- Kenneth Kaunda -- Mickey Leland -- John Lewis -- Robert L. Little -- Joseph E. Lowery -- Miriam Makeba -- Winnie Mandela -- Curtis Mayfield -- Sharon McPhail -- Roger Milla --Arthur Mitchell -- Toni Morrison -- Milton Nascimento -- Huey Newton -- Hakeem Olajuwon -- Jesse Owens -- Donald M. Payne -- William Raspberry -- Sylvia Rhone -- Willy T. Ribbs -- Lloyd Richards -- Paul Robeson -- Jonas Savimbi -- Amos Sawyer -- Benard Shaw -- John Singleton -- Thomas Sowell -- Clarence Thomas -- Mario Van Peebles -- Majorie Judith Vincent -- Marsha Warfield -- Forest Whitaker -- Roger Wilkins -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Paul Winfield -- Oprah Winfrey -- Carter G. Woodson.
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.
Original Version Original: xi, 282 p. : photos. ; 29 cm.
Subject Ali, Muhammad, 1875 Dec.-1951.
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971.
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988.
Bluford, Guion Stewart, 1942-
Bond, Julian, 1930-
Bradley, Ed, 1941-2006.
Bradley, Thomas, 1597-1670.
Brimmer, Andrew, 1745-1833.
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005.
Clements, George.
Davis, Benjamin O. (Benjamin Oliver), 1912-2002.
Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-
Edley, Christopher F., 1928-
Edwards, Harry, 1942-
Farmer, James, 1920-
Farrakhan, Louis.
Fielder, Cecil, 1963-
Foxx, Redd, 1922-1991.
Franks, Gary.
Freeman, Morgan.
Garrison, Zina, 1963-
Gaye, Marvin.
Guy, Jasmine.
Harris, Patricia, 1924-1985.
Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-
Henson, Matthew.
Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003.
Jacob, John E.
Jenifer, Franklyn G., 1939-
Johnson, Beverly.
Johnson, Robert.
Kaunda, Kenneth D. (Kenneth David), 1924-
Leland, Mickey.
Lewis, John.
Little, Robert, 1938-
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.)
Makeba, Miriam.
Mandela, Winnie.
Mayfield, Curtis.
McPhail, Sharon.
Milla, Roger.
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-
Morrison, Toni.
Nascimento, Milton, 1942-
Newton, Huey.
Olajuwon, Hakeem.
Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980.
Payne, Donald M.
Raspberry, William.
Rhone, Sylvia.
Ribbs, Willy T.
Richards, Lloyd.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Savimbi, Jonas.
Sawyer, Amos.
Shaw, Bernard, 1940-
Singleton, John, 1968-
Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Van Peebles, Mario.
Vincent, Marjorie Judith.
Warfield, Marsha.
Whitaker, Forest.
Wilkins, Roger, 1932-
Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931.
Winfield, Paul.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Added Author Bigelow, Barbara C., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414435305 (electronic book)
1414435304 (electronic book)
9780810385542
0810385546
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