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Malcolm X a Life of Reinvention

A Fiery Debate on New Malcolm X Biography: Amira Baraka v. Michael Eric Dyson (Video)

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Democracy Now!

On what would have been the 86th birthday of Malcolm X, Democracy Now! hosts a roundtable discussion about Dr. Manning Marable's controversial new biography.

Paper Rejects Negative Review Of New Malcolm X Bio

The Washington Post | David Montgomery, Thursday, April 14, 8:19 PM | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

A blistering review of historian Manning Marable’s best-selling new biography of Malcolm X was rejected this week by ­TheRoot.com, a daily online m...

Malcolm X Book Rattles His Daughters: The Truth Sometimes Hurts

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics
Dr. Boyce Watkins

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.

Malcolm X's Daughters Unhappy With New Book's Implications That Parents Were Cheating

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Two of Malcolm X's daughters are unhappy that a new biography alleges their parents' marriage was strained and that their mother &nda...

Remembering Dr. Manning Marable

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

2011-04-04-tavismanning.jpgDr. Manning Marable, author of the epic new biography Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, was scheduled to appear on my program in a few days to discuss his book. Sadly, he passed away on Friday.

Muslim Man Denies Author's Claim That He Killed Malcolm X

Posted 06.04.2011 | Religion

By Amy Ellis Nutt and Barry Carter Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) For 46 years, the chief assassin of slain civil rights icon Malcolm X ...

For Manning Marable

Howard Winant | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Howard Winant

Manning Marable was a tireless writer and activist. But for the same reasons that he was a black advocate and black thinker, Manning was attuned to the demands of emancipation everywhere.