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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 61 : profiles from the international Black community / Sara and Tom Pendergast, editors.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 284 pages) : photographs.
Series Gale virtual reference library.
Gale virtual reference library.
Notes "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Glynn R. Birch -- J. Kenneth Blackwell Sr. -- C. Michael Brae -- Toni Braxton -- Warren Brown -- William Benson Bryant -- Farai Chideya -- Mattie Moss Clark -- William F. Coleman III -- Paul Collins -- Belva Davis -- Thulani Davis -- Jerri DeVard -- Clyde Drexler -- Annie J. Easley -- Ralph Gilles -- Kevan Hall -- Anthony Hamilton -- Richard E. Harris -- Alvin Youngblood Hart -- Byron Hurt -- Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson -- Star Jones -- William A. Jones Jr. -- Benjamin Karim -- Floyd A. Keith -- Tina Knowles -- LeToya Luckett -- Derek Luke -- Shola Lynch -- Bernie Mac -- Lisa McClendon -- Juanita Millender-McDonald -- Tracy Morgan -- V. Y. Mudimbe -- Eddie Murphy -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Michelle Obama -- Deval Patrick -- Randal Pinkett -- Robin Quivers -- Eddie G. Robinson -- Harold Russell Scott Jr. -- Kierra Sheard -- Mabel Smythe-Haithe -- Sommore -- Ephren W. Taylor, II -- Mickalene Thomas -- Tracie Thoms -- Cynthia Tucker -- Marta Moreno Vega -- Dwyane Wade -- Gloria E. White-Hammond -- Oprah Winfrey -- Bill Withers.
Summary Biographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Pendergast, Sara, editor.
Pendergast, Tom, editor.
Gale Group.
Subject Birch, Glynn R.
Blackwell, J. Kenneth, 1948-
Brae, C. Michael.
Braxton, Toni.
Brown, Warren.
Bryant, William Benson.
Chideya, Farai.
Clark, Mattie Moss.
Coleman, William F.
Collins, Paul, 1936-
Davis, Belva, 1932-
Davis, Thulani.
DeVard, Jerri.
Drexler, Clyde, 1962-
Easley, Annie J.
Gilles, Ralph.
Hall, Kevan.
Hamilton, Anthony, 1971-
Harris, Richard E.
Hart, Alvin Youngblood, 1963-
Hurt, Byron, 1970-
Johnson, Katherine G.
Jones, Star.
Jones, William A., 1934-2006.
Karim, Benjamin.
Keith, Floyd A.
Knowles, Tina.
Luke, Derek, 1974-
Lynch, Shola.
Mac, Bernie.
McClendon, Lisa.
Millender-McDonald, Juanita, 1938-2007.
Morgan, Tracy, 1968-
Mudimbe, V. Y., 1941-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938-
Obama, Michelle, 1964-
Patrick, Deval.
Pinkett, Randal.
Quivers, Robin.
Robinson, Eddie.
Scott, Harold, 1935-2006.
Sheard, Kierra Kiki.
Smythe, Mabel M. (Mabel Murphy)
Taylor, Ephren W. (Ephren White), 1982-
Thomas, Mickalene, 1971-
Thoms, Tracie, 1975-
Tucker, Cynthia.
Vega, Marta Moreno.
Wade, Dwyane, 1982-
White-Hammond, Gloria E.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Withers, Bill, 1938-
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
ISBN 9781414429205 (electronic book)
1414429207 (electronic book)