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Manning Marable

WATCH: Manning Marable's Widow On His Fascination With Malcolm X

Posted 12.03.2012 | Books

Manning Marable was a remarkable scholar, critic and writer. He died last year, less than a week before Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, the book he ...

No Winner For Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

Posted 06.16.2012 | Books

This year, nobody was good enough. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious awards in American literature. Previous fiction w...

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.

Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention -- The Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books
Michael Giltz

You can't simply watch Spike Lee's film Malcolm X or read The Autobiography Of Malcolm X as Told To Alex Haley. To get the fullest, fairest treatment of Malcolm X's life, you must also read this book.

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...

A Shining Example, Lost: Remembering a Good Teacher

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 06.13.2011 | College
Alyson Renaldo

"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.

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.

Manning Marable: In His Own Words

Democracy Now! | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Democracy Now!

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 ...

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.