Sunday, April 3, 2011

On Eve of Redefining Malcolm X, Biographer Dies - By Larry Rohter (The New York Times)

In Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, Columbia University professor Manning Marable --who worked for 20 years on this book and died a few days before its release, scheduled for tomorrow--describes the celebrated Autobiography of Malcom X as "fictive,"  suggests that the New York City Police Department and the F.B.I. had advance knowledge of Malcolm X’s assassination but allowed it to happen,  and provides a more fully fleshed out Malcolm ... read more

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