"And they pay me to do this." I keep hearing him say that in my mind. A week ago, we lost Dr. Manning Marable, a prominent historian, a dedicated professor and on a personal note, my graduate thesis adviser.
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Malcolm X remains my greatest hero, no matter what historians have to say. But by believing that our heroes are perfect, we only end up disappointing ourselves later on down the road.
Manning Marable, 60, died on April 1, 2011. He was a professor of public affairs, history and African American Studies at Columbia University and the ...
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