Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community

Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community

by Gale

ISBN-10: 0787679283

ISBN-13: 9780787679286

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Gale Group

Product Details

Gale Group
Publication date:
Contemporary Black Biography Series
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     ix
Cumulative Nationality Index     173
Cumulative Occupation Index     185
Cumulative Subject Index     205
Cumulative Name Index     253
Anderson, William Gilchrist: Gifted physician and educator     1
Barber, Tiki: Football player and announcer     5
Berry, Halle: Oscar-winning actress     8
Chadiha, Jeffri: Sports Illustrated writer     12
Chase, Leah: Respected Creole chef     14
Clay, Bryan Ezra: Olympic decathlete     17
Coleman, Kenneth L: Information technology executive     20
Davis, Erroll B., Jr: College administrator and business executive     22
De' Alexander, Quinton: Noted fashion designer     25
Garrett, Sean: Grammy-nominated music producer     27
Grant, Bernie: British government official     29
Graves, Denyce: Distinguished opera singer     32
Greenhouse, Bunnatine "Bunny": Courageous whistleblower     36
Hall, Aaron: R&B vocalist     39
Hathaway, Lalah: Talented singer and songwriter     42
Holland, Endesha Ida Mae: Playwright who rose above adversity     45
Hollowell, Donald L: Civil rights attorney     48
Holmes, Clint: Las Vegasentertainer     50
Hughes, Ebony: Advocate for women's health     53
Jackson, Judith D: Administrator and social worker     56
Jackson, Mae: Waco, Texas mayor and activist     59
Johnson, Harry E: Fraternity leader     62
Jones, Hank: Skilled jazz pianist     65
Juma, Calestous: Technology policy analyst     68
Kendrick, Erika J: Entertainment industry executive     72
Killings, Debra: Singer and bass guitar player     74
King, Coretta Scott: Leading figure of the Civil Rights Movement     77
Lowe, Herbert: Highly regarded journalist     83
Mayweather, Floyd, Jr: Boxing champion     86
McGuire, Raymond J: Successful Investment banker     89
McKay, Nellie Yvonne: Brought diversity to higher education     92
Nagin, C. Ray: New Orleans mayor     95
Nicholas, Fayard: Dance pioneer     100
Payne, Donald M: Socially conscious politician     104
Phillips, Charles E., Jr: Influential business executive     107
Pratt, Kyla A: Energetic actress     109
Rawls, Lou: Beloved entertainer and philanthropist     111
Roberts, Michael V: Uncompromising businessman     114
Satcher, David: Former U.S. Surgeon General      118
Sisulu, Albertina: Tenacious political activist     123
Staley, Dawn: Notable basketball player and coach     126
Steave-Dickerson, Kia: Interior designer     129
Tait, Michael: Inspired Christian singer     131
Tresvant, Ralph: New Edition vocalist     134
Tutu, Nontombi Naomi: Champion of human rights     138
Walker, Dianne: Tap dance legend and mentor     141
Washington, Mary T: Renowned American accountant     144
Williams, Malinda: Film and television actress     146
Williams, Montel: Popular talk show personality     149
Williams, Ronald A: Motivated corporate executive     154
Williams, Stanley "Tookie": Former gang leader     157
Wilson, Chandra: Gray's Anatomy star     161
Wisdom, Kimberlydawn: First state surgeon general     164
Woods, Georgie: Disc jockey and radio personality     168
Young, Donald Jr: Youthful tennis star     170

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