Contemporary Black biography

Contemporary Black biography

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Biographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life.In 1974, the Isley Brothers reached number 16 on the British pop charts with a version of Seals and Croftsa#39; aquot;Summer Breeze. ... in 1973 and aquot;Fight the Poweraquot; in 1975, they had five platinum albums: 3 + 3 (1973), The Heat is On (1975), Harvest for the World (1976), Go for Your Gun (1977), and Showdown (1978). ... Ronald, Rudolph, and Oa#39; Kelly returned to being a trio and signed with Warner Bros. ... He then cast Isley as the gangster-like character, Mr. Biggs, in the aquot;Low Downaquot; video.

Title:Contemporary Black biography
Author:David G. Oblender
Publisher:Gale - 2000-07


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