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Title Contemporary Black biography. Volume 65 [electronic resource] : profiles from the international Black community.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 289 p.) : photos.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Notes "ISSN 1058-1316".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Peter Jasper Akinola -- Alphonse Ardoin -- Vernon Joseph Baker -- Harry Belafonte -- Cuesta Benberry -- Corbin Bleu -- J. Robert Bradley -- Robert Brown -- John Compton -- Lee Dorsey -- Manuel Francisco dos Santos -- Joe Dumars -- Edward Dwight -- Israel L. Gaither -- Chris Gardner -- Petey Greene -- Hill Harper -- Vy Higginsen -- Anita Hill -- Barbara Hillary -- Brenda Holloway -- Ayanna Howard -- Ryan Howard -- Vernon Irvin -- Al Jarreau -- Edith Mae Irby Jones -- Elijah Kelley -- Reatha Clark King -- Marquita Lister -- Richard Alexander Long -- Vusi Mahlasela -- Haile Mariam Mengistu -- Irene Morgan -- Ne-Yo -- Joshua Nkomo -- Bisola Ojikutu -- Rissi Palmer -- Sydney Tamiia Poitier -- Prince -- Rain Pryor -- Lionel Richie -- Rihanna -- Holden Roberto -- John T. Scott -- Kiron K. Skinner -- Jimmy Lee Sudduth -- Oumou Sy -- Rosetta Tharpe -- Clarence Thomas -- Isiah Thomas -- Trisha R. Thomas -- LaDainian Tomlinson -- Neil deGrasse Tyson -- Michael Vick -- Eric Eustace Williams.
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 Gale Group.
Subject Akinola, Peter Jasper.
Baker, Vernon J.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Benberry, Cuesta.
Bleu, Corbin, 1989-
Bradley, J. Robert (John Robert), 1920-2007.
Brown, Buck.
Compton, John, 1926-
Dorsey, Lee.
Santos, Manuel Francisco dos.
Dumars, Joe.
Dwight, Edward, Jr., 1933-
Gaither, Israel L.
Gardner, Chris (Chris P.)
Greene, Ralph, 1931-1984.
Harper, Hill, 1966-
Higginsen, Vy.
Hill, Anita.
Hillary, Barbara.
Holloway, Brenda.
Howard, Ayanna.
Howard, Ryan James, 1979-
Irvin, Vernon.
Jarreau, Al.
Jones, Edith Mae Irby.
Kelley, Elijah.
King, Reatha Clark.
Lister, Marquita.
Long, Richard A., 1927-
Mahlasela, Vusi.
Mengistu Haile-Mariam, 1937-
Morgan, Irene.
Nkomo, Joshua.
Ojikutu, Bisola.
Palmer, Rissi.
Poitier, Sydney Tamiia, 1973-
Pryor, Rain.
Richie, Lionel.
Rihanna, 1988-
Roberto, Holden.
Scott, John Tarrell, 1940-2007.
Skinner, Kiron K.
Sudduth, Jimmy Lee, 1910-2007.
Sy, Oumou.
Tharpe, Rosetta, d. 1973.
Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Thomas, Isiah, 1961-
Thomas, Trisha R., 1964-
Tomlinson, LaDainian.
Tyson, Neil deGrasse.
Vick, Michael, 1980-
Williams, Eric Eustace, 1911-1981.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
ISBN 9781414437866 (electronic book)