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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 58 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors
Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2007]
©2007
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Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Dora Akunyili -- Shaun Alexander -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali -- Viv Anderson -- Terry Bellamy -- Brenda Blackmon -- Taurean Blacque -- Lisa Bonet -- Andre Braugher -- Bobby Brown -- Octavia E. Butler -- Shani Davis -- Edward R. Dudley -- Jermaine Dye -- Wallace L. Ford, II -- Kevin Frazier -- Oscar Frazier -- Robin Givens -- Arsenio Hall -- Cynthia Parker Ham -- Steve Harvey -- Isaac Hayes -- Jimmy Haywood -- Heavy D -- Taraji P. Henson -- James Oliver Horton -- Desmond Howard -- Jaheim -- Kelis -- Robert Arthur King -- Michael L. Lomax -- Loretta Long -- Ed Love -- Roberta Martin -- Geraldine McCullough -- Ronald E. McNair -- Charity Kaluki Ngilu -- Peter Okaalet -- Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade -- Gordon Parks -- Floyd Patterson -- Freda Payne -- Paul Pena -- Terrell Pough -- Kirby Puckett -- Queen Latifah -- Maurice F. Rabb, Jr. -- John Sentamu -- Yinka Shonibare -- Gary Simmons -- Martha Southgate -- Vickie Stringer -- Albertina Walker -- George Weah -- Lauryn 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
Notes "ISSN 1058-1316."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original: ix, 270 pages : photographs ; 29 cm
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Subject Heavy D, 1967-2011.
Jaheim (Musician)
Kelis, 1979-
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Akunyili, Dora N.
Alexander, Shaun.
Anderson, Viv
Bellamy, Terry, 1972-
Blackmon, Brenda
Blacque, Taurean.
Bonet, Lisa, 1967-
Braugher, Andre.
Brown, Bobby (Vocalist)
Butler, Octavia E.
Davis, Shani
Dudley, Edward R
Dye, Jermaine
Ford, Wallace.
Frazier, Kevin.
Frazier, Oscar
Givens, Robin.
Hall, Arsenio.
Ham, Cynthia Parker
Harvey, Steve, 1956-
Hayes, Isaac.
Haywood, Jimmy
Henson, Taraji P.
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
Horton, James Oliver.
Howard, Desmond
King, Robert Arthur, 1945-
Lomax, Michael.
Long, Loretta.
Love, Ed
Martin, Roberta (Vocalist)
McCullough, Geraldine
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986.
Ngilu, Charity Kaluki
Okaalet, Peter.
Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Patterson, Floyd.
Payne, Freda.
Pena, Paul, 1950-2005.
Pough, Terrell
Puckett, Kirby.
Rabb, Maurice F.
Sentamu, John.
Shonibare, Yinka, 1962-
Simmons, Gary, 1964-
Southgate, Martha.
Stringer, Vickie M.
Walker, Albertina.
Weah, George.
Williams, Lauryn
Heavy D, 1967-2011.
Jaheim (Musician)
Kelis, 1979-
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Akunyili, Dora N.
Alexander, Shaun.
Blacque, Taurean.
Bonet, Lisa, 1967-
Braugher, Andre.
Brown, Bobby (Vocalist)
Butler, Octavia E.
Ford, Wallace.
Givens, Robin.
Hall, Arsenio.
Harvey, Steve, 1956-
Hayes, Isaac.
Henson, Taraji P.
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
Horton, James Oliver.
King, Robert Arthur, 1945-
Lomax, Michael.
Long, Loretta.
Love, Ed.
Martin, Roberta (Vocalist)
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986.
Okaalet, Peter.
Olopade, Olufunmilayo I.
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
Patterson, Floyd.
Payne, Freda.
Pena, Paul, 1950-2005.
Puckett, Kirby.
Rabb, Maurice F.
Sentamu, John.
Shonibare, Yinka, 1962-
Simmons, Gary, 1964-
Southgate, Martha.
Stringer, Vickie M.
Walker, Albertina.
Weah, George.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography
African Americans.
Blacks.
Genre/Form Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pendergast, Sara.
Pendergast, Tom.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN 0787679305
1414429177
9780787679309
9781414429175