Description : Indigent farmchild, canny ghetto hustler, convict who memorized the dictionary in his cell at night, respected leader of a nation within a nation.
Description : Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, the definitive biography of Malcolm X. Hailed as "a masterpiece" (San Francisco Chronicle), the late Manning Marable's acclaimed biography of Malcolm X finally does justice to one of the most influential and controversial figures of twentieth-century American history. Filled with startling new information and shocking revelations, Malcolm X unfolds a sweeping story of race and class in America. Reaching into Malcolm's troubled youth, it traces a path from his parents' activism as followers of Marcus Garvey through his own work with the Nation of Islam and rise in the world of black nationalism, and culminates in the never-before-told true story of his assassination. Malcolm X is a stunning achievement, the definitive work on one of our greatest advocates for social change.
Description : Describes the life, beliefs and accomplishments of the controversial civil rights leader, including his early troubles with the law, and his assassination.
Description : "The imperialists know the only way you will voluntarily turn to the fox is to show you a wolf." In eleven speeches and interviews, Malcolm X presents a revolutionary alternative to this reformist trap, taking up political alliances, women's rights, U.S. intervention in the Congo and Vietnam, capitalism and socialism, and more.Introduction by Steve Clark, 8-page photo section, index.
Description : Traces the life of the influential Black leader, describes the people who helped shape his philosophy, and looks at the circumstances that led to his murder
Description : Malcolm Little's transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the nation of Islam is captured in this thoroughly researched and passionately drawn graphic biography.
Description : "Any kind of movement for freedom of Black people based solely within the confines of America is absolutely doomed to fail. "Speeches and interviews from the last two years of his life.
Description : This biography features an in-depth account of the life of Martin Luther King and a series of key questions for discussion and debate. Extensive primary evidence is quoted for and against each question and you, the reader, are invited to judge for yourself. Issues covered include those of slavery in the USA until its abolition in 1865, the struggle to win economic and political rights for the black people of the USA through non-violent protest, and King's opposition to the Vietnam War.
Description : Malcolm X: From Political Eschatology to Religious Revolutionary offers a variety of historical, religious and philosophical perspectives into the significance of Malcolm X’s life and thought today.