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The complete encyclopedia of African American history, Heroes and heroines

Label
The complete encyclopedia of African American history, Heroes and heroines
Title
The complete encyclopedia of African American history
Title part
Heroes and heroines
Title variation
Heroes and heroines
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume highlights the biographies of African American men and women of note, heroes, as defined by their lives and work
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
SA7
Dewey number
920/.009296073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.B5337 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The complete encyclopedia of African American history, Heroes and heroines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Black heroes of the 20th century / Jessie Carney Smith, editor ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni. -- Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hank Aaron -- Robert S. Abbott -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Alvin Ailey -- Muhammad Ali -- Marian Anderson -- Maya Angelou -- Arthur Ashe -- Josephine Baker -- Ernie Banks -- Count Basie -- Romare Bearden -- Harry Belafonte -- Lerone Bennett Jr. -- Mary Berry -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Julian Bond -- Arna Bontemps -- Edward W. Brooke -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- James Brown -- Ron Brown -- Ralph Bunche -- Nannie Helen Burroughs -- Sherian Grace Cadoria -- Stokely Carmichael -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Shirley Chisholm -- Kenneth B. Clark -- Septima Clark -- Eldridge Cleaver -- Johnnie Cochran -- Nat "King" Cole -- Annie J. Cooper -- Bill Cosby -- Dorothy Dandridge -- Angela Davis -- Benjamin O. Davis Sr. -- Sammy Davis Jr. -- The Delany sisters. David N. Dinkins -- M.J. Divine (Father Divine) -- Aaron Douglas -- Charles R. Drew -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Katherine Dunham -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds -- Joycelyn Elders -- Duke Ellington -- Medgar W. Evers -- Louis Farrakhan -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Aretha Franklin -- John Hope Franklin -- Marcus Garvey -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. -- Nikki Giovanni -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Berry Gordy -- Earl G. Graves -- William H. Gray III -- Bryant C. Gumbel -- Alex Haley -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- W.C. Handy -- Patricia Harris -- William H. Hastie -- Charlotte Hawkins Brown -- Dorothy Height -- Jimi Hendrix -- Lena Horne -- Charles Hamilton Houston -- Langston Hughes -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Jesse L. Jackson -- Michael Jackson. Shirley Ann Jackson -- Mae C. Jemison -- Charles S. Johnson -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- James Weldon Johnson -- John H. Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- Quincy D. Jones -- Barbara Jordan -- Michael Jordan -- Percy L. Julian -- Ernest E. Just -- B.B. King -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Jacob Lawrence -- Spike Lee -- Alain Locke -- Jackie "Moms" Mabley -- Haki Madhubuti -- Annie Turnbo Malone -- Thurgood Marshall -- James Meredith -- Kweisi Mfume -- Oscar Micheaux -- Florence Mills -- Toni Morrison -- Carol E. Moseley-Braun -- Elijah Muhammad -- Eddie Murphy -- Huey P. Newton -- Jesse Owens -- Charlie "Yardbird" Parker -- Gordon Parks -- Rosa Parks -- Bill Pickett -- Sidney Poitier -- Alvin F. Poussaint -- Adam Clayton Powell Jr. -- Colin L. Powell. Leontyne Price -- Samuel DeWitt Procter -- A. Philip Randolph -- Paul Robeson -- Jackie Robinson -- Randall Robinson -- Carl T. Rowan -- Bayard Rustin -- Arthur A. Schomburg -- Betty Shabazz -- Charles Clinton Spaulding -- Mabel Keaton Staupers -- Mary Church Terrell -- William Monroe Trotter -- Rosina Tucker -- Melvin Van Peebles -- Madame C.J. Walker -- Denzel Washington -- Maxine Waters -- Faye Wattleton -- Robert C. Weaver -- Ida B. Wells Barnett -- Cornel West -- Walter White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- August Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Tiger Woods -- Carter G. Woodson -- Richard Wright -- Malcolm X -- Andrew Young -- Coleman Young -- Whitney Moore Young Jr
Control code
ocn881502854
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xv, 733 pages
Isbn
9781578595372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881502854
Label
The complete encyclopedia of African American history, Heroes and heroines
Publication
Note
Originally published: Black heroes of the 20th century / Jessie Carney Smith, editor ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni. -- Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hank Aaron -- Robert S. Abbott -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Alvin Ailey -- Muhammad Ali -- Marian Anderson -- Maya Angelou -- Arthur Ashe -- Josephine Baker -- Ernie Banks -- Count Basie -- Romare Bearden -- Harry Belafonte -- Lerone Bennett Jr. -- Mary Berry -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Julian Bond -- Arna Bontemps -- Edward W. Brooke -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- James Brown -- Ron Brown -- Ralph Bunche -- Nannie Helen Burroughs -- Sherian Grace Cadoria -- Stokely Carmichael -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Shirley Chisholm -- Kenneth B. Clark -- Septima Clark -- Eldridge Cleaver -- Johnnie Cochran -- Nat "King" Cole -- Annie J. Cooper -- Bill Cosby -- Dorothy Dandridge -- Angela Davis -- Benjamin O. Davis Sr. -- Sammy Davis Jr. -- The Delany sisters. David N. Dinkins -- M.J. Divine (Father Divine) -- Aaron Douglas -- Charles R. Drew -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Katherine Dunham -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds -- Joycelyn Elders -- Duke Ellington -- Medgar W. Evers -- Louis Farrakhan -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Aretha Franklin -- John Hope Franklin -- Marcus Garvey -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. -- Nikki Giovanni -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Berry Gordy -- Earl G. Graves -- William H. Gray III -- Bryant C. Gumbel -- Alex Haley -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- W.C. Handy -- Patricia Harris -- William H. Hastie -- Charlotte Hawkins Brown -- Dorothy Height -- Jimi Hendrix -- Lena Horne -- Charles Hamilton Houston -- Langston Hughes -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Jesse L. Jackson -- Michael Jackson. Shirley Ann Jackson -- Mae C. Jemison -- Charles S. Johnson -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- James Weldon Johnson -- John H. Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- Quincy D. Jones -- Barbara Jordan -- Michael Jordan -- Percy L. Julian -- Ernest E. Just -- B.B. King -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Jacob Lawrence -- Spike Lee -- Alain Locke -- Jackie "Moms" Mabley -- Haki Madhubuti -- Annie Turnbo Malone -- Thurgood Marshall -- James Meredith -- Kweisi Mfume -- Oscar Micheaux -- Florence Mills -- Toni Morrison -- Carol E. Moseley-Braun -- Elijah Muhammad -- Eddie Murphy -- Huey P. Newton -- Jesse Owens -- Charlie "Yardbird" Parker -- Gordon Parks -- Rosa Parks -- Bill Pickett -- Sidney Poitier -- Alvin F. Poussaint -- Adam Clayton Powell Jr. -- Colin L. Powell. Leontyne Price -- Samuel DeWitt Procter -- A. Philip Randolph -- Paul Robeson -- Jackie Robinson -- Randall Robinson -- Carl T. Rowan -- Bayard Rustin -- Arthur A. Schomburg -- Betty Shabazz -- Charles Clinton Spaulding -- Mabel Keaton Staupers -- Mary Church Terrell -- William Monroe Trotter -- Rosina Tucker -- Melvin Van Peebles -- Madame C.J. Walker -- Denzel Washington -- Maxine Waters -- Faye Wattleton -- Robert C. Weaver -- Ida B. Wells Barnett -- Cornel West -- Walter White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- August Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Tiger Woods -- Carter G. Woodson -- Richard Wright -- Malcolm X -- Andrew Young -- Coleman Young -- Whitney Moore Young Jr
Control code
ocn881502854
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xv, 733 pages
Isbn
9781578595372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881502854

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