Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community. Volume 136 : - 1 online resource (ix, 310 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits - Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1058-1316".

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Muhammad Ali -- Baby Laurence -- Charles Barron -- Inez Barron -- Harold Battiste Jr. -- Boris Berian -- Chu Berry -- Simone Biles -- Tom Browne -- Cassandra Butts -- Vinnette Carroll -- Charlie Christian -- Margaret A. Dixon -- Malachi Favors -- Roxane Gay -- Yaa Gyasi -- Michael S. Harper -- Oliver W. Harrington -- Jim Ray Hart -- Paula Hicks-Hudson -- The Highway QC's -- Christopher Jackson -- Joseph Jarman -- Richard Jefferson -- Blind Willie Johnson -- Leslie Jones -- Loïs Mailou Jones -- Howard N. Lee -- Tyronn Lue -- Shawn Marion -- Oseola McCarty -- Famoudou Don Moye -- Julius Nyerere -- Anne-Marie Nzié -- Leslie Odom Jr. -- McKinley L. Price -- Prince Be -- Wallace Roney -- Sean Rooks -- Andre Royo -- Marcus Scribner -- Eddie Shaw -- Moneta Sleet Jr. -- Kimbo Slice -- Lee Smith -- S.O.S. Band -- Thundercat -- Bobby Timmons -- Karl-Anthony Towns -- Sylvester Turner -- Jessie T. Usher -- Lovely Warren -- Ben Webster -- Robert F. Williams -- Malik Yusef.

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.

9781410312167


African Americans--Biography.
Blacks--Biography.
African American leadership.
African American athletes.
Athletes, Black.
African American artists.
Artists, Black.
African American businesspeople.
Businesspeople, Black.
African American politicians.
African American religious leaders.
African American authors.
Authors, Black.
African American musicians.
Musicians, Black.
African American actors.
Actors, Black.

E185.96 / .C66 2017

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