From Sidney Poitier and Billie Holiday to Halle Berry and Tupac Shakur, Afrrican Americans in the Performing Arts, Revised Edition profiles African-American actors, dancers, singers, musicians, composers, and choreographers from the early years of American entertainment until the present day. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in the performing arts, as well as a list of further reading. A general bibliography and subject indexes complete this fascinating title. This revised volume in the A to Z of African Americans set offers a wealth of useful information for students, general readers, and lovers of the performing arts.
Table of Contents
List of Entries
A-to-Z Entries 1
Bibliography and Recommended Sources 260
Entries by Area of Activity 261
Entries by Year of Birth 265