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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 48 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors
Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2005]
©2005
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Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Carl Anderson -- Kofi Atta Annan -- Anita Baker -- Fred "Rerun" Berry -- Andrew F. Brimmer -- Ella Bully-Cummings -- Mickey Burnim -- Aime Cesaire -- Ray Charles -- Lorraine Cole -- Wanda Coleman -- PonJola Coney -- David Dabydeen -- Charles T. Davis -- Ernie Davis -- Ronald and Rony Delice -- Georgia Dunston -- Christopher Edley -- Christopher F. Edley, Jr. -- Gladys Edmunds -- Sarah Webster Fabio -- Elton Fax -- Allyson Felix -- Ray Fleming -- Marie Foster -- Jamie Foxx -- George Grace -- Lorenz Graham -- Samuel Greenlee -- Robert Guillaume -- Alphonso Jackson -- Major L. Jemison -- Levi Johnson -- Sheila Crump Johnson -- John A. Kenney -- Georges Laraque -- Risa Lavizzo-Mourey -- Thomas Mensah -- Azie Taylor Morton -- Andrea Nelson Meigs -- John J. Oliver, Jr. -- Helen Owens -- John Payton -- Malika Sanders -- Kurt Schmoke -- "Little" Jimmy Scott -- Howard "Sandman" Sims -- Vincent D. Smith -- Mathew St. Patrick -- Wanda Sykes -- Luther Vandross -- Ozzie Virgil -- Bill White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- Andrew Young
Summary Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Original: ix, 262 pages : photographs ; 29 cm
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Subject Anderson, Carl, 1945-2004.
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Baker, Anita.
Berry, Fred.
Brimmer, Andrew F.
Bully-Cummings, Ella
Burnim, Mickey
Cesaire, Aimeþ
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Cole, Lorraine T.
Coleman, Wanda.
Coney, PonJola
Dabydeen, David.
Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981.
Davis, Ernie, 1939-1963.
Delice, Ronald and Rony
Dunston, Georgia M.
Edley, Christopher F., 1928-2003.
Edley, Christopher F., 1953-
Edmunds, Gladys.
Fabio, Sarah Webster, 1928-1979.
Fax, Elton C.
Felix, Allyson
Fleming, Ray
Foster, Marie.
Foxx, Jamie.
Grace, George.
Graham, Lorenz B.
Greenlee, Sam, 1930-2014.
Guillaume, Robert.
Jackson, Alphonso.
Jemison, Major L
Johnson, Levi
Johnson, Sheila C.
Kenney, John A., 1914-
Laraque, George
Lavizzo-Mourey, Risa.
Mensah, Thomas O., 1950-
Morton, Azie Taylor, 1936-2003.
Nelson Meigs, Andrea
Oliver, John J
Payton, John.
Sanders, Malika
Schmoke, Kurt L.
Scott, Jimmy, 1925-2014.
Sims, Sandman.
Smith, Vincent, 1929-
St. Patrick, Mathew, 1969-
Sykes, Wanda, 1964-
Vandross, Luther.
Virgil, Ozzie
White, Bill.
Wilder, Doug
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Anderson, Carl, 1945-2004.
Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Baker, Anita, 1958-
Brimmer, Andrew F.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Coleman, Wanda.
Dabydeen, David.
Davis, Charles T. (Charles Twitchell), 1918-1981.
Davis, Ernie, 1939-1963.
Edley, Christopher F., 1928-2003
Fabio, Sarah Webster, 1928-1979.
Fax, Elton C.
Foxx, Jamie.
Graham, Lorenz.
Greenlee, Sam, 1930-2014.
Guillaume, Robert.
Jackson, Alphonso.
Kenney, John A., 1914-
Mensah, Thomas O., 1950-
Schmoke, Kurt L.
Scott, Jimmy, 1925-2014.
Sims, Sandman.
Smith, Vincent, 1929-
Sykes, Wanda, 1964-
Vandross, Luther.
Wilder, Lawrence Douglas, 1931-
Young, Andrew, 1932-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography
African Americans.
Blacks.
Genre/Form Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pendergast, Sara.
Pendergast, Tom.
ISBN 0787667366
1414405472
9780787667368
9781414405476