9780787667337

Contemporary Black Biography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787667337

  • ISBN10:

    0787667331

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-08-01
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Anderson, Norman B
1(4)
Highly regarded psychologist
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand
5(4)
Controversial Haitian president
Atkins, Russell
9(4)
Experimental poet and theorist
Bailey, Clyde
13(3)
Committed National Bar Association president
Barrax, Gerald
16(3)
Respected poet
Bebey, Francis
19(4)
Accomplished musician and writer
Benjamin, Andre
23(4)
Eccentric rapper Andre 3000
Bennett, George Harold ``Hal''
27(3)
Satirical author
Bryant, John R.
30(3)
Charismatic African Methodist Episcopal bishop
Burrus, William Henry ``Bill''
33(3)
First black president of the American Postal Workers' Union
Clayton, Xernona
36(3)
Pioneer television programmer
Cleaver, Emanuel
39(3)
First black mayor of Kansas
Conyers, John, Jr.
42(4)
Long-standing U.S. congressman
Couto, Mia
46(3)
Leading Mozambique writer
Dandridge, Raymond Garfield
49(2)
Prominent poet
Davis, Nolan
51(3)
Insightful author and journalist
Dillard, Godfrey J.
54(3)
Racially-conscious lawyer
Doig, Jason
57(3)
Hard working hockey player
Dortch, Thomas W., Jr.
60(3)
Acclaimed 100 Black Men of America president
Du Bois, David Graham
63(3)
Afro-centric author and educator
Dunner, Leslie B.
66(3)
Energetic symphony conductor
Epps, Archie C., III
69(3)
Renowned Harvard dean of students
Fields, Julia
72(3)
Nature-minded poet
Ford, Cheryl
75(3)
Outstanding basketball player
Foster, Jylla Moore
78(3)
Successful executive coach
Gardner, Edward G.
81(3)
Community-minded hair care executive
Green, Dennis
84(4)
Motivated football coach
Heard, Nathan C.
88(3)
Groundbreaking author
Hearne, John Edgar Caulwell
91(3)
Celebrated Caribbean novelist
Henderson, Stephen E.
94(3)
Dominating literary scholar and author
Hoagland, Everett H.
97(2)
Inventive poet and educator
Hounsou, Djimon
99(4)
International movie star
Hull, Akasha Gloria
103(3)
Feminist focused poet and educator
Hunter, Clementine
106(3)
Colorful southern artist
Jackson, Jesse, Jr.
109(4)
Ambitious legislator
Jones, E. Edward, Sr.
113(4)
Civil rights-minded Baptist leader
Jones, Elaine R.
117(4)
First female director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Kenoly, Ron
121(2)
Charismatic worship leader and musician
King, Regina
123(3)
Versatile actress
Lawal, Kase L.
126(4)
Prosperous oil executive
Lee, Joe A.
130(3)
Inspirational college administrator
Lindo, Delroy
133(4)
Well known character actor
Madison, Romell
137(3)
Esteemed dentist
Marvin X
140(3)
Key poet and playwright of the Black Arts Movement
Massey, Walter E.
143(4)
Persevering physicist and educator
Moore, Minyon
147(4)
Powerful political strategist
Mullen, Nicole C.
151(4)
Expressive Christian singer and songwriter
Patton, Antwan
155(4)
Skillful rapper Big Boi
Streeter, Sarah
159(3)
Blues singer ``Big Time'' Sarah
Washington, Walter
162(3)
First mayor of Washington, D.C.
White, Linda M.
165(3)
Influential sorority administrator
Wilson, Jimmy L.
168(3)
High-profile law enforcement executive
Winfield, Paul
171(3)
Distinguished actor
Wright, Jeremiah A., Jr.
174(3)
Admired United Church of Christ reverend
Cumulative Nationality Index 177(14)
Cumulative Occupation Index 191(22)
Cumulative Subject Index 213(58)
Cumulative Name Index 271

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