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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 56 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors
Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2006]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje -- Etta Moten Barnett -- Paul Yaw Boateng -- Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues -- Bruce Bruce -- Henry Thacker Burleigh -- R.L. Burnside -- Kurt Carr -- Frederick Chiluba -- Ciara -- Donn Clendenon -- Eric Jerome Dickey -- Waris Dirie -- Hazel Dukes -- Tourie and Damien Escobar -- Roland G. Fryer -- Nona Gaye -- Grant Green -- Nona Hendryx -- Shirley Horn -- Ronald Isley -- Johnnie Johnson -- Kathie-Ann Joseph -- Oliver Lewis -- Augustus Nathaniel Lushington -- Lyfe -- William Carrington March -- Aaron McGruder -- Mobutu Sese Seko -- Mswati III -- Anthony Mundine -- Nawal M. Nour -- Stella Obasanjo -- Daniel Packer -- Rosa Parks -- Warren Perry -- Sandra Pinckney -- John Levy Procope -- Richard Pryor -- Tim Reid -- Lionel Rose -- Son Seals -- Siji -- Eileen Southern -- Sheryl Swoopes -- Andre Leon Talley -- Don Thompson -- Faya Ora Rose Toure -- Lloyd G. Trotter -- C. DeLores Tucker -- Usher -- Argelia Velez-Rodriguez -- Rasheed Wallace -- Nathan Wright, Jr. -- Addie L. Wyatt
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 and index
Notes Original: ix, 269 pages : photographs ; 29 cm
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SUBJECT Ciara, 1985-
Mobutu Sese Seko, 1930-1997.
Mswati III, King of Eswatini, 1968-
Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adewale, 1967-
Barnett, Etta Moten, 1901-2004.
Boateng, Paul Yaw
Bogues, Tyrone, 1965-
Bruce, Bruce, 1963-
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949.
Burnside, R. L. (Rural L.), 1926-2005.
Carr, Kurt.
Chiluba, Frederick, 1943-2011.
Clendenon, Donn.
Dickey, Eric Jerome.
Dirie, Waris.
Dukes, Hazel
Escobar, Damien
Escobar, Tourie
Fryer, Roland G.
Gaye, Nona.
Green, Grant.
Hendryx, Nona.
Horn, Shirley.
Isley, Ronald.
Jennings, Lyfe.
Johnson, Johnnie, 1924-2005.
Joseph, Kathie-Ann
Lewis, Oliver.
Lushington, Augustus Nathaniel
March, William Carrington
McGruder, Aaron.
Mundine, Anthony.
Nour, Nawal M.
Obasanjo, Stella.
Packer, Daniel
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
Perry, Warren R.
Pinckney, Sandra
Procope, John Levy
Pryor, Richard
Reid, Tim, 1944-
Rose, Lionel.
Seals, Son
Southern, Eileen.
Swoopes, Sheryl.
Talley, Andre Leon
Thompson, Don
Toure, Faya Ora Rose
Trotter, Lloyd G
Tucker, C. DeLores.
Velez-Rodriguez, Argelia
Wallace, Rasheed
Wright, Nathan.
Wyatt, Addie L., 1924-2012.
Ciara, 1985- fast
Mobutu Sese Seko, 1930-1997. fast
Mswati III, King of Eswatini, 1968- fast
Usher. fast
Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adewale, 1967- fast
Barnett, Etta Moten, 1901-2004. fast
Bogues, Tyrone, 1965- fast
Bruce, Bruce, 1963- fast
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. fast
Burnside, R. L. (Rural L.), 1926-2005. fast
Chiluba, Frederick, 1943-2011. fast
Clendenon, Donn. fast
Dickey, Eric Jerome. fast
Dirie, Waris. fast
Green, Grant. fast
Hendryx, Nona. fast
Horn, Shirley. fast
Johnson, Johnnie, 1924-2005. fast
Lewis, Oliver. fast
McGruder, Aaron. fast
Mundine, Anthony. fast
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005. fast
Perry, Warren R. fast
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005. fast
Reid, Tim, 1944- fast
Rose, Lionel. fast
Seals, Son. fast
Southern, Eileen. fast
Swoopes, Sheryl. fast
Talley, André Leon. fast
Tucker, C. DeLores. fast
Wright, Nathan. fast
Wyatt, Addie L., 1924-2012. fast
Subject African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography
African Americans.
Genre/Form Gale Virtual Reference Library
Form Electronic book
Author Pendergast, Sara.
Pendergast, Tom.
ISBN 0787679283