Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community. Volume 141 : - 1 online resource (ix, 302 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits - Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1058-1316".

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Peter Abrahams -- Tommie Agee -- Nana Akufo-Addo -- Janet Emerson Bashen -- Leonidas H. Berry -- Hamiet Bluiett -- Arthur Blythe -- Frederick C. Branch -- Jim Caldwell -- Herb Carnegie -- Billy Childs -- Johnnie Colemon -- Eldzier Cortor -- Count Suckle -- Terrell Davis -- William Demby -- Brazeal Dennard -- Kenny Easley -- Julius Eastman -- Cyprian Ekwensi -- Willie Evans -- Lee Fields -- Jehmu Greene -- Curtis Harding -- Jesse Hill Jr. -- Craig Hodges -- Honey Cone -- Hazel Johnson-Brown -- William Melvin Kelley -- Junior Kimbrough -- Eddie L. Long -- Jessica Lucas -- Gilbert R. Mason -- Leland D. Melvin -- Gael Monfils -- Alexander O'Neal -- Joey Porter -- Georgia Davis Powers -- Don Pullen -- Jamison Ross -- Luis Russell -- Sampha -- Charles Bobo Shaw -- Donnie Shell -- Tim Story -- Isaiah Thomas -- Doug Watkins -- Ronald Webster -- James White -- Michael Yo.

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.

9781410323521


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 2018

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