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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 49 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors
Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2005]
©2005
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Allain, Stephanie -- Armah, Ayi Kwei -- Barlow, Roosevelt -- Berrysmith, Don R. -- Bibb, Eric -- Boyd, Gwendolyn E. -- Brower, William -- Brown, Byrd -- Carr, Leroy -- Carter, Martin -- Chase, Debra Martin -- Cullers, Vincent -- Danner, Margaret Esse -- Elba, Idris -- Franklin, Kirk -- Fuhr, Grant -- Gravely, Samuel L. Jr. -- Gray, F. Gary -- Halliburton, Warren J. -- Hamlin, Larry Leon -- Jacquet, Illinois -- Jones, James Earl -- Keflezighi, Meb -- Knox, Simmie -- L.L. Cool J -- Lipscomb, Mance -- Martin, Roland -- Martin, Ruby -- McFarland, Roland -- Mell, Patricia -- Moore, Barbara C. -- Murrell, Marilyn -- Obama, Barack -- Pinn, Vivian -- Quigless, Helen Gordon -- Reeves, Gregory -- Richards, Hilda -- Robinson, Smokey -- Roker, Al -- Scarlett, Millicent -- Shropshire, Thomas -- Sifford, Charlie -- Smith, Dr. Lonnie, -- Smith, Lonnie Liston -- Smith, Nate -- Spence, Joseph -- Stanford, Olivia -- Thomas, Franklin A. -- Thurston, Stephen John -- Trueheart, William -- Waddles, Charleszetta "Mother" -- Wallace, Joaquin -- Whitaker, Forest -- Wilson, Gerald --Worthy, James
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, 266 pages : photographs ; 29 cm
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Subject LL Cool J, 1968-
Allain, Stephanie.
Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939-
Barlow, Roosevelt
Berrysmith, Don R
Bibb, Eric.
Boyd, Gwendolyn E
Brower, William
Brown, Byrd, 1929-
Carr, Leroy, 1905-1935.
Carter, Martin, 1927-1997.
Chase, Debra Martin.
Cullers, Vincent
Danner, Margaret.
Elba, Idris.
Franklin, Kirk, 1970-
Fuhr, Grant, 1962-
Gravely, S. L. (Samuel Lee), 1922-2004.
Gray, F. Gary.
Halliburton, Warren J.
Hamlin, Larry Leon
Jacquet, Illinois.
Jones, James Earl.
Keflezighi, Meb
Knox, Simmie
Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976.
Martin, Roland S.
Martin, Ruby Grant
McFarland, Roland
Mell, Patricia
Moore, Barbara C
Murrell, Marilyn
Obama, Barack.
Pinn, Vivian W.
Quigless, Helen Gordon
Reeves, Gregory.
Richards, Hilda.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Roker, Al, 1954-
Scarlett, Millicent
Shropshire, Thomas
Sifford, Charlie, 1922-2015.
Smith, Lonnie Liston.
Smith, Lonnie, 1942-
Smith, Nate.
Spence, Joseph, 1910-1984.
Stanford, Olivia Lee Dilworth
Thomas, Franklin A.
Thurston, Stephen John
Trueheart, William E
Waddles, Charleszetta, 1912-2001.
Wallace, Joaquin
Whitaker, Forest.
Wilson, Gerald.
Worthy, James, 1961-
LL Cool J, 1968-
Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939-
Brown, Byrd, 1929-
Carter, Martin, 1927-1997.
Danner, Margaret.
Franklin, Kirk, 1970-
Fuhr, Grant, 1962-
Gravely, S. L. (Samuel Lee), 1922-2004.
Jacquet, Illinois.
Jones, James Earl.
Keflezighi, Meb.
Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976.
Obama, Barack.
Reeves, Gregory.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Roker, Al, 1954-
Sifford, Charlie, 1922-2015.
Smith, Lonnie, 1942-
Thomas, Franklin A.
Waddles, Charleszetta, 1912-2001.
Whitaker, Forest.
Wilson, Gerald, 1918-2014.
Worthy, James, 1961-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography
African Americans.
Blacks.
Genre/Form Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pendergast, Sara.
Pendergast, Tom.
ISBN 0787679216
1414405480
9780787679217
9781414405483