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The Resource Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 110, (electronic resource)

Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 110, (electronic resource)

Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 110
Title
Contemporary Black biography
Title remainder
profiles from the international Black community
Title number
Volume 110
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
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Dewey number
  • 920/.009296073
  • 920/.009296073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gale virtual reference library
Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 110, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316"
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Delbert W. Baker : Leader in Seventh-day Adventist Church -- Dusty Baker : Major league manager who became Cincinnati Reds skipper in 2008 -- Julius W. Becton Jr. : Trailblazing U.S. Army general and public servant -- Birdman : Hip-hop mogul who founded Cash Money Records -- Kobe Bryant : 15-time NBA All-Star for the Los Angeles Lakers -- Milt Buckner : Jazz organist known as the "St. Louis Fireball" -- Jill P. Carter : Maryland state legislator who championed progressive political causes -- Ronald S. Coleman : Three-star general who led U.S. Marines in Iraq, Balkans, Haiti -- Johnny Copeland : Legendary Texas blues guitarist -- Shemekia Copeland : Powerhouse blues vocalist -- Curley Culp : Hall of Fame tackle for Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers -- Stephen Curry : Breakout star of Golden State Warriors -- Joseph A. DeLaine : South Carolina civil rights activist who crusaded for school desegregation -- DJ Screw : Houston DJ who pioneered "chopped and screwed" sound -- Larry R. Ellis : Four-star U.S. Army general -- Felix Da Housecat : Influential London-based DJ -- Ron Finley : Los Angeles fashion designer turned urban "renegade" gardener -- Floyd H. Flake : Dynamic African Methodist Episcopal minister and community leader -- Damon Harris : Silky-voiced singer of the Temptations -- Major Harris : Delfonics singer who hit charts with "Love Won't Let Me Wait" -- Chamique Holdsclaw : Women's basketball star who struggled with mental illness -- Lindsey Hunter : Veteran NBA player turned coach -- Uhuru Kenyatta : Kenyan president elected amid allegations of human rights violations -- Femi Kuti : Nigerian Afrobeat musician who continued famous father's legacy -- Lord Kitchener : Trinidadian musician who introduced calypso to international audience -- Magic Slim : Iconic Chicago blues guitarist -- Kedar Massenburg : Self-made music executive and entrepreneur -- Jay McShann : Kansas City bandleader and blues pianist -- Midnight Star : Pop-funk group of the 1980s -- Mighty Clouds of Joy : Ensemble that popularized contemporary gospel music -- Laura Mvula : British singer named "one to watch" by BBC in 2012 -- Lou Myers : Character actor remembered for role on A Different World -- Raila Odinga : Kenyan opposition leader who lost presidential election in 2013 -- Jonathan Ogden : Fearsome left tackle for Baltimore Ravens -- Omarosa : Favorite reality television villain -- Joe L. Reed : Leading Democratic political organizer in Alabama -- Dave Robinson : Packers lineman finally elected to Hall of Fame in 2013 -- Bobby Rogers : Singer and songwriter with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles -- Teddy Seymour : First black seaman to sail solo around the world -- Dumas M. Simeus : Haitian businessman denied presidential bid in 2005 -- Merton D. Simpson : Painter and internationally renowned dealer of African art -- Barbara A. Sizemore : Esteemed Chicago educator and reformer -- Richard Street : Singer with the Temptations in the 1970s and 1980s -- The Swan Silvertones : Gospel singing group known for 1959 hit "Oh Mary Don't You Weep" -- Ed Thigpen : Jazz drummer who collaborated with Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald -- Milton A. Tingling : New York City judge who struck down controversial "soda ban" -- Jim Vance : Longtime Washington, DC, news anchor -- Waka Flocka Flame : Atlanta rapper who debuted in 2010 -- Malcolm-Jamal Warner : Cosby Show star who branched out into music, directing -- Sheyann Webb-Christburg : "Smallest freedom fighter" who became a civil rights activist at age eight -- A. C. Wharton Jr. : Tennessee lawyer elected mayor of Memphis -- Davey L. Whitney : Hall of Fame Alcorn State basketball coach -- David W. Williams : First African-American federal judge in the Western United States -- Renn Woods : Stage and screen actress known for role in Roots -- Andrew Young : Georgia politician who served in Congress, presidential administrations
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 301 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414497617
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857083501
Label
Contemporary Black biography : profiles from the international Black community, Volume 110, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"ISSN 1058-1316"
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Delbert W. Baker : Leader in Seventh-day Adventist Church -- Dusty Baker : Major league manager who became Cincinnati Reds skipper in 2008 -- Julius W. Becton Jr. : Trailblazing U.S. Army general and public servant -- Birdman : Hip-hop mogul who founded Cash Money Records -- Kobe Bryant : 15-time NBA All-Star for the Los Angeles Lakers -- Milt Buckner : Jazz organist known as the "St. Louis Fireball" -- Jill P. Carter : Maryland state legislator who championed progressive political causes -- Ronald S. Coleman : Three-star general who led U.S. Marines in Iraq, Balkans, Haiti -- Johnny Copeland : Legendary Texas blues guitarist -- Shemekia Copeland : Powerhouse blues vocalist -- Curley Culp : Hall of Fame tackle for Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers -- Stephen Curry : Breakout star of Golden State Warriors -- Joseph A. DeLaine : South Carolina civil rights activist who crusaded for school desegregation -- DJ Screw : Houston DJ who pioneered "chopped and screwed" sound -- Larry R. Ellis : Four-star U.S. Army general -- Felix Da Housecat : Influential London-based DJ -- Ron Finley : Los Angeles fashion designer turned urban "renegade" gardener -- Floyd H. Flake : Dynamic African Methodist Episcopal minister and community leader -- Damon Harris : Silky-voiced singer of the Temptations -- Major Harris : Delfonics singer who hit charts with "Love Won't Let Me Wait" -- Chamique Holdsclaw : Women's basketball star who struggled with mental illness -- Lindsey Hunter : Veteran NBA player turned coach -- Uhuru Kenyatta : Kenyan president elected amid allegations of human rights violations -- Femi Kuti : Nigerian Afrobeat musician who continued famous father's legacy -- Lord Kitchener : Trinidadian musician who introduced calypso to international audience -- Magic Slim : Iconic Chicago blues guitarist -- Kedar Massenburg : Self-made music executive and entrepreneur -- Jay McShann : Kansas City bandleader and blues pianist -- Midnight Star : Pop-funk group of the 1980s -- Mighty Clouds of Joy : Ensemble that popularized contemporary gospel music -- Laura Mvula : British singer named "one to watch" by BBC in 2012 -- Lou Myers : Character actor remembered for role on A Different World -- Raila Odinga : Kenyan opposition leader who lost presidential election in 2013 -- Jonathan Ogden : Fearsome left tackle for Baltimore Ravens -- Omarosa : Favorite reality television villain -- Joe L. Reed : Leading Democratic political organizer in Alabama -- Dave Robinson : Packers lineman finally elected to Hall of Fame in 2013 -- Bobby Rogers : Singer and songwriter with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles -- Teddy Seymour : First black seaman to sail solo around the world -- Dumas M. Simeus : Haitian businessman denied presidential bid in 2005 -- Merton D. Simpson : Painter and internationally renowned dealer of African art -- Barbara A. Sizemore : Esteemed Chicago educator and reformer -- Richard Street : Singer with the Temptations in the 1970s and 1980s -- The Swan Silvertones : Gospel singing group known for 1959 hit "Oh Mary Don't You Weep" -- Ed Thigpen : Jazz drummer who collaborated with Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald -- Milton A. Tingling : New York City judge who struck down controversial "soda ban" -- Jim Vance : Longtime Washington, DC, news anchor -- Waka Flocka Flame : Atlanta rapper who debuted in 2010 -- Malcolm-Jamal Warner : Cosby Show star who branched out into music, directing -- Sheyann Webb-Christburg : "Smallest freedom fighter" who became a civil rights activist at age eight -- A. C. Wharton Jr. : Tennessee lawyer elected mayor of Memphis -- Davey L. Whitney : Hall of Fame Alcorn State basketball coach -- David W. Williams : First African-American federal judge in the Western United States -- Renn Woods : Stage and screen actress known for role in Roots -- Andrew Young : Georgia politician who served in Congress, presidential administrations
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 301 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781414497617
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857083501

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