Malcolm X : a life of reinvention

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Malcolm X : a life of reinvention
2011
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Viking
ISBN: 
9780670022205
Edition: 
Description: 
594 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-576) and index.
Life beyond the legend -- "Up, you mighty race" : 1925- 1941 -- The legend of Detroit Red : 1941-January 1946 -- Becoming "X" : January 1946-August 1952 -- "They don't come like the minister" : August 1952-May 1957 -- "Brother, a minister has to be married" : May 1957-March 1959 -- "The hate that hate produced" : March 1959-January 1961 -- "As sure as God made green apples" : January 1961-May 1962 -- From prayer to protest : May 1962-March 1963 -- "He was developing too fast" : April-November 1963 -- "The chickens coming home to roost" : December 1, 1963-March 12, 1964 -- An epiphany in the Hajj : March 12-May 21, 1964 -- "Do something about Malcolm X" : May 21-July 11, 1964 -- "In the struggle for dignity" : July 11-November 24, 1964 -- "Such a man is worthy of death" : November 24, 1964- February 14, 1965 -- Death comes on time : February 14- February 21, 1965 -- Life after death -- Reflections on a revolutionary vision.
Draws on new research to trace the life of Malcolm X from his troubled youth through his involvement in the Nation of Islam, his activism in the world of Black Nationalism, and his assassination.
Author: 
Manning Marable
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