The Resource Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 82, (electronic resource)

Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 82, (electronic resource)

Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 82
Title
Contemporary Black biography
Title remainder
profiles from the international Black community
Title number
Volume 82
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Dewey number
920/.009296073
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.96
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gale Group
Series statement
Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • 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
Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 82, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.denverlibrary.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/2LNT/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=denver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Quinton Aaron, sizable acting talent -- Grantley Adams, admired first premier of Barbados -- Mara Brock Akil, creator of groundbreaking television shows -- Ray Allen, high-scoring guard for the Boston Celtics -- Babyface, multitalented R&B master and entertainment executive -- Camille Billops, internationally exhibited visual artist and filmmaker -- Charles E. Blake, Evangelical leader -- Boyz II Men, perennially popular "doo-hop" vocal group -- Big Bill Broonzy, Delta blues legend -- Gordon Bush, former mayor of the troubled city of East St. Louis -- Chamillionaire, profanity-free rap musician -- James H. Cone, dean of black liberation theology -- Imani Francesca Coppola, genre-defying singer-songwriter -- Clark Kent Ervin, forthright security analyst -- Rio Ferdinand, U.K. soccer star -- Douglas Metunwa Glanville, pro baseball scholar-athlete -- Bruce S. Gordon, top telecom executive tapped for NAACP post -- David Haye, champion British boxer -- Hamilton E. Holmes, intrepid medical student who integrated the University of Georgia -- Charles Johnson, National Book Award-winning fiction writer -- Harvey Johnson Jr., first black mayor of Jackson, Mississippi -- Eddie Jordan, controversial prosecutor -- John Agyekum Kufuor, two-term Ghanaian president -- Leadbelly, troubled blues genius -- Glenn Ligon, prominent contemporary artist -- Antonio Maceo, legendary Cuban revolutionary -- Biz Mackey, star catcher in the Negro leagues -- Keith Mitchell, Grenadian prime minister turned opposition leader -- Sam Mitchell, NBA player and coach -- Denise Nicholas, successful actress turned successful novelist -- David Ortiz, bombastic baseball slugger -- David Oyelowo, groundbreaking Shakespearean actor -- Inman Page, distinguished educational administrator -- Carlene Hatcher Polite, innovative novelist -- William J. Powell, pioneering golf-course entrepreneur -- Evelyn Preer, first-generation African-American film star -- James T. Rapier, Reconstruction-era legislator and newspaper publisher -- Dizzee Rascal, chart-topping British hip-hop musician -- Kasim Reed, promising new mayor of Atlanta -- Derrick Rose, popular NBA rookie -- Randy Shannon, respected college football coach -- Sir Mix-A-Lot, exuberantly raunchy rapper -- Robert Smalls, Civil War hero and U.S. congressman -- Jaden Smith, youthful screen actor -- Speech, founding member of Arrested Development and successful solo artist -- Shelby Steele, thought-provoking conservative social critic -- Moira Stuart, beloved BBC news anchor -- Percy E. Sutton, New York City power broker -- Rachel True, television and film actress -- Marlon Wayans, youngest member of leading film comedy family -- Terri White, theater veteran who staged dramatic comeback -- Ann Claire Williams, compassionate jurist -- Pharrell Williams, recording studio wizard -- Ann Wolfe, fearsome professional boxer -- Al Young, Californian poet laureate
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 278 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414456997
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
photos.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)639156173
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL2LNT
Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 82, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.denverlibrary.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/2LNT/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=denver
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Quinton Aaron, sizable acting talent -- Grantley Adams, admired first premier of Barbados -- Mara Brock Akil, creator of groundbreaking television shows -- Ray Allen, high-scoring guard for the Boston Celtics -- Babyface, multitalented R&B master and entertainment executive -- Camille Billops, internationally exhibited visual artist and filmmaker -- Charles E. Blake, Evangelical leader -- Boyz II Men, perennially popular "doo-hop" vocal group -- Big Bill Broonzy, Delta blues legend -- Gordon Bush, former mayor of the troubled city of East St. Louis -- Chamillionaire, profanity-free rap musician -- James H. Cone, dean of black liberation theology -- Imani Francesca Coppola, genre-defying singer-songwriter -- Clark Kent Ervin, forthright security analyst -- Rio Ferdinand, U.K. soccer star -- Douglas Metunwa Glanville, pro baseball scholar-athlete -- Bruce S. Gordon, top telecom executive tapped for NAACP post -- David Haye, champion British boxer -- Hamilton E. Holmes, intrepid medical student who integrated the University of Georgia -- Charles Johnson, National Book Award-winning fiction writer -- Harvey Johnson Jr., first black mayor of Jackson, Mississippi -- Eddie Jordan, controversial prosecutor -- John Agyekum Kufuor, two-term Ghanaian president -- Leadbelly, troubled blues genius -- Glenn Ligon, prominent contemporary artist -- Antonio Maceo, legendary Cuban revolutionary -- Biz Mackey, star catcher in the Negro leagues -- Keith Mitchell, Grenadian prime minister turned opposition leader -- Sam Mitchell, NBA player and coach -- Denise Nicholas, successful actress turned successful novelist -- David Ortiz, bombastic baseball slugger -- David Oyelowo, groundbreaking Shakespearean actor -- Inman Page, distinguished educational administrator -- Carlene Hatcher Polite, innovative novelist -- William J. Powell, pioneering golf-course entrepreneur -- Evelyn Preer, first-generation African-American film star -- James T. Rapier, Reconstruction-era legislator and newspaper publisher -- Dizzee Rascal, chart-topping British hip-hop musician -- Kasim Reed, promising new mayor of Atlanta -- Derrick Rose, popular NBA rookie -- Randy Shannon, respected college football coach -- Sir Mix-A-Lot, exuberantly raunchy rapper -- Robert Smalls, Civil War hero and U.S. congressman -- Jaden Smith, youthful screen actor -- Speech, founding member of Arrested Development and successful solo artist -- Shelby Steele, thought-provoking conservative social critic -- Moira Stuart, beloved BBC news anchor -- Percy E. Sutton, New York City power broker -- Rachel True, television and film actress -- Marlon Wayans, youngest member of leading film comedy family -- Terri White, theater veteran who staged dramatic comeback -- Ann Claire Williams, compassionate jurist -- Pharrell Williams, recording studio wizard -- Ann Wolfe, fearsome professional boxer -- Al Young, Californian poet laureate
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 278 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414456997
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
photos.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)639156173
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL2LNT

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