Black Liberation in Conservative America by Manning Marable

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((What social and economic factors have led to the current conservative mood of the country, and how can Black Americans navigate in these dangerous times? [Black Studies] [Radical Politics] [Current Issues]
 

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MANNING MARABLE (1950–2011) was the founding director of African American studies at Columbia University and the director of Columbia's Center for Contemporary Black History. He is the author of fifteen books and was the editor of the quarterly journal Souls.GARRETT FELBER is a Ph.D. student in American culture at the University of Michigan. He holds a master's in African American studies from Columbia University, where he worked as lead researcher of the Malcolm X Project with Manning Marable.
 
Published July 1, 1999 by South End Press. 285 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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He similarly admonishes those, from the black middle class or hip-hop "Malcolmologists," who seize on Malcolm X's resistance without recognizing—as Marable does in dissecting Alex Haley's unreliable Autobiography and criticizing the Shabazz family—Malcolm X's unquenched, pan-Africanist voice.

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Despite the title's promise, this collection of academic essays has a more limited goal, according to Columbia historian Marable (Race, Reform, and Rebellion): to ""profile the ideas and leadership"" of Booker T.

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Director of Columbia's University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Marable (Beyond Black and White) writes a regular political commentary (""Along the Color Line""), mainly for black newspapers, and this book weaves those columns from the last five years into essays that offe...

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