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Fanon, Frantz Omar

(Encyclopedia) Fanon, Frantz Omar fräNts ômär´ fänôN´, 1925–61, French West Indian psychiatrist, author, revolutionary, and leader of the Algerian National Front, b. Martinique. Educated in France,…

Kopp, Hermann Franz Moritz

(Encyclopedia) Kopp, Hermann Franz Moritz hĕr´män fräntz mō´rĭts kôp, 1817–92, German physical chemist and historian of chemistry. His research concerned the connection between the physical…

Borden, Gail

(Encyclopedia) Borden, Gail, 1801–74, American dairyman, surveyor, and inventor, b. Norwich, N.Y. He was for several years a deputy surveyor in Mississippi; afterward he joined the colony of Stephen…

cowboys

(Encyclopedia) cowboys, in American history. 1 Tory marauders, adherents to the British cause in the American Revolution, who fought in the contested area of Westchester co., N.Y. Their opposite…

Clifford, Clark McAdams

(Encyclopedia) Clifford, Clark McAdams, 1906–98, U.S. government official, b. Fort Scott, Kans. Admitted to the bar in 1928, he engaged in private practice before serving (1944–46) in the U.S. navy.…

Black Power

by Stokely Carmichael It's a privilege and an honor to be in the white intellectual ghetto of the West. This is a student conference, as it should be, held on a campus, and we'll never…

Notable Scientists: Life Sciences

  Biologists, botanists, geneticists, medical scientists, microbiologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and zoologists       Related Links Cloning: Facts and Fallacies…

Gorillaz

Gorillaz has been called the "first virtual hip-hop group" by Rolling Stone magazine. The band's cartoon characters perform tunes by a posse of real-life musicians, including Damon Albarn of Blur,…

David Byrne

David Byrne is a New York-based musician and visual artist who made his name as a rock star, fronting for the avant-garde pop band Talking Heads from 1976 to 1988. Byrne grew up mostly in Baltimore…