[Epub] ↠ Malcolm X Author Manning Marable – Thegreatwallonline.us

Malcolm X Selected By The New York Times Book Review As A Notable Book Of The Year Years In The Making The Definitive Biography Of The Legendary Black Activist Of The Great Figure In Twentieth Century American History Perhaps None Is Complex And Controversial Than Malcolm X Constantly Rewriting His Own Story, He Became A Criminal, A Minister, A Leader, And An Icon, All Before Being Felled By Assassins Bullets At Age Thirty Nine Through His Tireless Work And Countless Speeches He Empowered Hundreds Of Thousands Of Black Americans To Create Better Lives And Stronger Communities While Establishing The Template For The Self Actualized, Independent African American Man In Death He Became A Broad Symbol Of Both Resistance And Reconciliation For Millions Around The World Manning Marable S New Biography Of Malcolm Is A Stunning Achievement Filled With New Information And Shocking Revelations That Go Beyond The Autobiography, Malcolm X Unfolds A Sweeping Story Of Race And Class In America, From The Rise Of Marcus Garvey And The Ku Klux Klan To The Struggles Of The Civil Rights Movement In The Fifties And Sixties Reaching Into Malcolm S Troubled Youth, It Traces A Path From His Parents Activism Through His Own Engagement With The Nation Of Islam, Charting His Astronomical Rise In The World Of Black Nationalism And Culminating In The Never Before Told True Story Of His Assassination Malcolm X Will Stand As The Definitive Work On One Of The Most Singular Forces For Social Change, Capturing With Revelatory Clarity A Man Who Constantly Strove, In The Great American Tradition, To Remake Himself Anew.

[Epub] ↠ Malcolm X  Author Manning Marable – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 608 pages
  • Malcolm X
  • Manning Marable
  • English
  • 09 August 2018
  • 0670022209

10 thoughts on “Malcolm X


  1. says:

    This is a dense, thorough, dour book and I found it tough going most of the time, for a variety of reasons Malcolm X is a complex and hair raising subject When we follow Malcolm through his tortured life, and it was tortured, we find ourselves face to face with some very disturbing views and statements and actions The usual trajectory laid across Malcolm s life is that after the break from the Nation of Islam, and his pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, he became an enlightened all embracing cham This is a dense, thorough, dour book and I found it tough going most of the time, for a variety of reasons Malcolm X is a complex and hair raising subject When we follow Malcolm through his tortured life, and it was tortured, we find ourselves face to face with some very disturbing vie...


  2. says:

    This book marks the end of the late great Dr Marable s work while hopefully simultaneously ushering in a fruitful re examining of Malcolm X s life and place in the historical record This means, of course, that it isn t quite the definitive work some people are holding it up to be, but would it really have been possible to capture something so complex and important in a single volume Probably not, and especially not when so much remains unclear and so many sources remain unavailable and, I This book marks the end of the late great Dr Marable s work while hopefully simultaneously ushering in a fruitful re examining of Malcolm X s life and place in the historical record This means, of course, that it isn t quite the definitive work some people are holding it up to be, but would it really have been possible to capture something so co...


  3. says:

    The late Manning Marable was a lion of the contemporary African American history community and deservedly so It s a bit ironic and sad, then, that this work, the crowning achievement of his decades long career, was published posthumously and that he didn t live to receive the full extent of the accolades that his work, especially in this latest incarnation, deserves This book is masterful piercingly insightful, thoroughly researched and unflinchingly candid about its subject In all, it is a The late Manning Marable was a lion of the contemporary African American history community and deservedly so It s a bit ironic and sad, then, that this work, the crowning achievement of his decades long career, was published posthumously and that he didn t live to receive the full extent of the accolades that his work, especially in this latest incarnation, deserves Th...


  4. says:

    This is a must read for anyone that has read Malcolm s autobiography Marable s investigative work, alone, makes this book worth reading While some of his theories regarding Malcolm are far reaching, the book makes Malcolm palpable to ordinary readers If the Autobio...


  5. says:

    Many people have read Haley s ghost written Autobiography Of Malcolm X In this new biography, which was one of the 5 finalists for the nonfiction National Book Award this year, Marable deconstructs Haley s work, identifies the fictitious erroneous content that for various reasons Malcolm X and or Haley chose to include, and tells the real story of Malcolm X s life and assassination Missing from the Haley account is the real story of Malcolm X s conversion to traditional Islam and his Many people have read Haley s ghost written Autobiography Of Malcolm X In this new biography, which was one of the 5 finalists for the nonfiction National Book Award this year, Marable deconstructs Haley s work, identifies the fictitious erroneous content that for various reasons Malcolm X and or Haley chose to include, and tells the real story of Malcolm X s life and assassination Missing from the Haley account is the real story of Malcolm X s conversion to traditional Islam and his rejection of the teachings of the Nation Of Islam, of which he was the 2nd ranking minister in the US Malcolm X rejected important NOI teachings, including that Louis Fard, an African American who died shortly before the founding of the NOI, was in fact God and that NOI founder Elijah Muhammed was the final prophet of God contradictin...


  6. says:

    When I was in the military, I read every book I could get my hands on about Malcolm X I would have loved to have been a helper for Mr Marable as he gathered information to write this book It is now the definitive biography of Malcolm A true masterpiece of biography Marable even makes a point of critiquing the Alex Haley book the Autobiography of Malcolm X He does not mess with words when he points out the weaknesses of that book He tries not to make the same mistakes There is so much eff When I was in the military, I read every book I could get my hands on about Malcolm X I would have loved to have been a helper for Mr Marable as he gathered information to write this book It is now the definitive biography of Malcolm A true masterpiece of biography Marable even makes a point of critiquing the Alex Haley book the Autobiography of Malcolm X He does not mess with words when he points out the weaknesses of that book He tries not to make the same mistakes There is so much effort in this book to get out as much information as possible Marable is not afraid to search for the truth, o...


  7. says:

    This book requires imagination You cannot make assumptions that you think might be true Everywhere you turn there is the opportunity for both failure and excess This book does great justice in restoring Malcolm X s reputation His previous biographers were aggressive in their prose and put their own thoughts into the issues raised Mannining Marable has written a ...


  8. says:

    I spent 11 days with this book Half of those days, I ve dealt with some kind of ebola zika bird flu strep throat virus So it s just been me, my bed, Kleenex, and these nearly 600 pages of the life of Malcolm X Noted African American history professor and scholar, Manning Marable claimed these pages as his life s work After teachingThe Autobiography of Malcolm Xand noticing inconsistencies within the book, he decided to piece together Malcolm s life from diary entries, interviews, FBI and I spent 11 days with this book Half of those days, I ve dealt with some kind of ebola zika bird flu strep throat virus So it s just been me, my bed, Kleenex, and these nearly 600 pages of the life of Malcolm X Noted African American history professor and scholar, Manning Marable claimed these pages as his life s work After teachingThe Autobiography of Malcolm Xand noticing inconsistencies within the book, he decided to piece together Malcolm s life from diary entries, interviews, FBI and police surveillance, meeting notes, letters, and a host of other primary ...


  9. says:

    Malcolm X was a complex and extraordinary man Reading Manning Marable s biography took me longer to read than most books and I found myself having to take breaks and read other things during the process It wasn t that I didn t like the book but that it was so heavy with information and detail about the evolution of this man that I couldn t absorb it without pausing Many reviews on these pages go into much detail about the book so I will not What I found remarkable was learning about Malcolm Malcolm X was a complex and extraordinary man Reading Manning Marable s biography took me longer to read than most books and I found myself having to take breaks and read other things during the process It wasn t that I didn t like the book but that it was so heavy with information and detail about the evolution of this man that I couldn t absorb it without...


  10. says:

    In my opinion, the author was trying hard to taint Malcolm X s image by trying to expose his dark past, eg claiming he had relations with other men, which his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, questioned the accuracy of these accounts If you want to gain an understanding of this re...

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