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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 52 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 277 pages) : photographs.
Series Gale virtual reference library.
Gale virtual reference library.
Notes "ISSN 0058-1316."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Hana Yasmeen Ali -- Muhammad Ali -- Amerie -- Ron Artest -- Leonard Blackshear -- Robert D. Blackwell -- Suzanne Boyd -- William Stanley Braithwaite -- Sean Brown -- Pierre Charles -- Don Cheadle -- Kenneth B. Clark -- Helen Claytor -- Johnnie Cochran -- Agbani Darego -- O.R. Dathorne -- George Dixon -- Howard Dodson, Jr. -- Karl Dorrell -- Aaron Dworkin -- Gnassingbe Eyadema -- Aaron Freeman -- David Harewood -- Lenny Henry -- Nathan Irvin Huggins -- Etta James -- Angela Johnson -- Clifford "Connie" Johnson -- Absalom Jones -- Gibson Kente -- Cynthia McKinney -- Haydain Neale -- Winston Ntshona -- Ol' Dirty Bastard -- David Ortiz -- Nicole Ari Parker -- Oscar Peterson -- Linda A. Randolph -- Charles Rangel -- Lance Reddick -- John W. Rogers, Jr. -- Brenda Russell -- Bobby Short -- N'kenge Simpson-Hoffman -- Jonathan Slocumb -- Warren Spears -- Arthur Ray Thomas -- Kenan Thompson -- Gina Torres -- Reggie Watts -- Elisabeth Welch -- Kanye West -- Josh White Jr. -- Jacqueline Woods -- Bruce M. Wright.
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.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
Subject Ali, Hana.
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016.
World Peace, Metta, 1979-
Blackshear, Leonard, 1943-2006.
Blackwell, Robert D., 1937-
Boyd, Suzanne.
Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962.
Brown, Sean.
Charles, Pierre.
Cheadle, Don.
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005.
Claytor, Helen Jackson, 1907-2005.
Cochran, Johnnie, 1937-2005.
Darego, Agbani.
Dathorne, O. R., 1934-
Dixon, George.
Dodson, Howard.
Dorrell, Karl.
Dworkin, Aaron.
Eyadéma, Gnassingbé.
Freeman, Aaron.
Harewood, David.
Neale, Haydain.
Henry, Lenny.
Huggins, Nathan Irvin, 1927-1989.
James, Etta, 1938-2012.
Johnson, Angela, 1961-
Johnson, Clifford.
Jones, Absalom, 1746-1818.
Kente, Gibson.
McKinney, Cynthia, 1955-
Ntshona, Winston.
Ol' Dirty Bastard, 1968-2004.
Ortiz, David, 1975-
Parker, Nicole Ari.
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007.
Randolph, Linda A.
Rangel, Charles B.
Reddick, Lance.
Rogers, John W.
Russell, Brenda.
Short, Bobby.
Simpson-Hoffman, N'kenge.
Slocumb, Jonathan.
Spears, Warren.
Thomas, Arthur Ray.
Thompson, Kenan.
Torres, Gina.
Watts, Reggie.
Welch, Elisabeth.
West, Kanye.
White, Josh, Jr.
Woods, Jacqueline.
Wright, Bruce, 1917-2005.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
ISBN 9781414406039 (electronic book)
1414406037 (electronic book)