The Resource Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 105, [project editor, Margaret Mazurkiewicz], (electronic resource)

Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 105, [project editor, Margaret Mazurkiewicz], (electronic resource)

Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 105
Title
Contemporary Black biography
Title remainder
profiles from the international Black community
Title number
Volume 105
Statement of responsibility
[project editor, Margaret Mazurkiewicz]
Contributor
Editor
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
  • Mazurkiewicz, Margaret
  • 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 105, [project editor, Margaret Mazurkiewicz], (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.denverlibrary.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/3LGI/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=denver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316"
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • 2 Chainz : southern hip-hop vocalist -- Abune Paulos : leader of Ethiopian Orthodox Church during country's transition to democracy -- Hilton Als : respected longtime writer for the New Yorker -- Lionel Batiste : New Orleans bandleader who epitomized the city's vibrant musical heritage -- Beyonce : pop singer, actress, and megastar -- Billy Ward and the Dominoes : R&B vocal group that scored early rock hit with "Sixty minute man" in 1951 -- Charles E. Brimm : beloved doctor, educator, and healthcare advocate for the poor -- Gene Chandler : Chicago soul singer who penned "Duke of Earl" and other hits -- Sharon Clark : critically acclaimed Washington, D.C. jazz singer -- Carl Davis : Chicago record producer and impresario, responsible for many 1950s-70s hits -- Hailemariam Desalegn : Ethiopian prime minister who kept country together during turbulent transition -- Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma : important female politician in post-apartheid South Africa -- Michael Dokes : troubled and talented world champion boxer -- Nelsan Ellis : film and television actor best known for his role in True blood -- John R. Fox : World War II "Buffalo soldier" posthumously recognized for heroism -- Al Freeman, Jr. : actor best known for roles in Malcolm X and One life to live -- Richard Gant : hardworking actor known for roles in Rocky V and Deadwood -- John Garang : leader of 21-year rebellion against Sudanese government -- Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes : influential Philly soul band of the 1970s -- Lewis Hayden : former slave who helped lead abolitionist movement in Boston -- David Hilliard : former Black Panther leader and friend to Huey P. Newton --
  • Bernard Hopkins : one of the greatest middleweight boxers of all time -- LeBron James : basketball megastar -- Al Jarreau : Grammy Award-winning singer of pop, jazz, and R&B -- Judy Johnson : Negro League player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- Mat Johnson : author whose satirical fiction and graphic novels explore race and identity -- Bob Kaufman : beat generation poet known as "black American Rimbaud" -- Alan Keyes : conservative political activist, radio, and television commentator and politician -- Kendrick Lamar : rapper who made major-label debut in 2012 with good kid, m.A.A.d city -- Byard Lancaster : saxophonist who played a diversity of musical styles -- Freda Lewis-Hall : psychiatrist and top pharmaceutical executive at Pfizer -- Chris Lighty : music industry executive who took hip-hop into mainstream culture -- Booker Little : talented jazz trumpeter died tragically young -- Iris Mack : mathematician and financial analyst who warned of looming financial crisis -- Trayvon Martin : Florida teen shot by neighborhood watch patrolman in 2012 : Ameena Matthews : community activist, antiviolence advocate, and breakout documentary star -- Memphis Slim : pianist who popularized blues music in Paris -- Ronald Elbert Mickens : physicist, mathematician, educator, author, and chronicler of African-American achievements in science and tech -- Reggie Middleton : financial blogger who predicted global financial crisis -- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud : Somali civic activist and scholar who became president --
  • Davey Moore : featherweight boxing champion whose death sparked debate on regulation of the sport -- Eric Moussambani : African swimmer and olympic hero -- Felix Savon : Cuban heavyweight boxing legend -- Marlena Shaw : sassy singer of diverse musical styles -- Sara Sidner : unflappable CNN correspondent -- Alex Song : Cameroonian soccer player who joined powerful Barcelona club in 2012 -- The Spaniels : vocal harmony group who had a hit with "Goodnight sweetheart, goodnight" in 1954 -- Sloane Stephens : up-and-comer on women's pro tennis court -- Willa Ward : Philadelphia-based gospel singer -- Mel Watt : North Carolina congressional representative and minority rights defender -- Chick Webb : drummer and bandleader of the swing era -- Alek Wek : Sudanese industry-altering supermodel -- Willie Wells : power-hitting shortstop of the Negro Leagues -- Billy Dee Williams : actor, writer, painter, and sex xymbol -- Kandeh Yumkella : UN leader on sustainable development and energy policy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 105 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414481975
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)828682018
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL3LGI
Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 105, [project editor, Margaret Mazurkiewicz], (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.denverlibrary.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/3LGI/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=denver
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316"
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • 2 Chainz : southern hip-hop vocalist -- Abune Paulos : leader of Ethiopian Orthodox Church during country's transition to democracy -- Hilton Als : respected longtime writer for the New Yorker -- Lionel Batiste : New Orleans bandleader who epitomized the city's vibrant musical heritage -- Beyonce : pop singer, actress, and megastar -- Billy Ward and the Dominoes : R&B vocal group that scored early rock hit with "Sixty minute man" in 1951 -- Charles E. Brimm : beloved doctor, educator, and healthcare advocate for the poor -- Gene Chandler : Chicago soul singer who penned "Duke of Earl" and other hits -- Sharon Clark : critically acclaimed Washington, D.C. jazz singer -- Carl Davis : Chicago record producer and impresario, responsible for many 1950s-70s hits -- Hailemariam Desalegn : Ethiopian prime minister who kept country together during turbulent transition -- Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma : important female politician in post-apartheid South Africa -- Michael Dokes : troubled and talented world champion boxer -- Nelsan Ellis : film and television actor best known for his role in True blood -- John R. Fox : World War II "Buffalo soldier" posthumously recognized for heroism -- Al Freeman, Jr. : actor best known for roles in Malcolm X and One life to live -- Richard Gant : hardworking actor known for roles in Rocky V and Deadwood -- John Garang : leader of 21-year rebellion against Sudanese government -- Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes : influential Philly soul band of the 1970s -- Lewis Hayden : former slave who helped lead abolitionist movement in Boston -- David Hilliard : former Black Panther leader and friend to Huey P. Newton --
  • Bernard Hopkins : one of the greatest middleweight boxers of all time -- LeBron James : basketball megastar -- Al Jarreau : Grammy Award-winning singer of pop, jazz, and R&B -- Judy Johnson : Negro League player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- Mat Johnson : author whose satirical fiction and graphic novels explore race and identity -- Bob Kaufman : beat generation poet known as "black American Rimbaud" -- Alan Keyes : conservative political activist, radio, and television commentator and politician -- Kendrick Lamar : rapper who made major-label debut in 2012 with good kid, m.A.A.d city -- Byard Lancaster : saxophonist who played a diversity of musical styles -- Freda Lewis-Hall : psychiatrist and top pharmaceutical executive at Pfizer -- Chris Lighty : music industry executive who took hip-hop into mainstream culture -- Booker Little : talented jazz trumpeter died tragically young -- Iris Mack : mathematician and financial analyst who warned of looming financial crisis -- Trayvon Martin : Florida teen shot by neighborhood watch patrolman in 2012 : Ameena Matthews : community activist, antiviolence advocate, and breakout documentary star -- Memphis Slim : pianist who popularized blues music in Paris -- Ronald Elbert Mickens : physicist, mathematician, educator, author, and chronicler of African-American achievements in science and tech -- Reggie Middleton : financial blogger who predicted global financial crisis -- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud : Somali civic activist and scholar who became president --
  • Davey Moore : featherweight boxing champion whose death sparked debate on regulation of the sport -- Eric Moussambani : African swimmer and olympic hero -- Felix Savon : Cuban heavyweight boxing legend -- Marlena Shaw : sassy singer of diverse musical styles -- Sara Sidner : unflappable CNN correspondent -- Alex Song : Cameroonian soccer player who joined powerful Barcelona club in 2012 -- The Spaniels : vocal harmony group who had a hit with "Goodnight sweetheart, goodnight" in 1954 -- Sloane Stephens : up-and-comer on women's pro tennis court -- Willa Ward : Philadelphia-based gospel singer -- Mel Watt : North Carolina congressional representative and minority rights defender -- Chick Webb : drummer and bandleader of the swing era -- Alek Wek : Sudanese industry-altering supermodel -- Willie Wells : power-hitting shortstop of the Negro Leagues -- Billy Dee Williams : actor, writer, painter, and sex xymbol -- Kandeh Yumkella : UN leader on sustainable development and energy policy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 105 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414481975
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)828682018
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL3LGI

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