Posted by: emilysuzanneclark | September 26, 2012

Manning Marable, Dies at 60, Before His Time and Before His New Book

When Manning Marable passed away just days before his wonderful Malcolm X biography hit shelves, it saddened me that he would not be able to continue his discussion of Malcolm’s life and significance. In this RiAH post, I talk about how Marable discussed Malcolm in an essay a few years before the publication of the biography:

During the early summer of 2011, I read Marable’s Malcolm X biography while sitting in Florida’s beaches. The result was a new understanding of Malcolm’s life, a book with sunscreen smears, and these reflections:

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