- Une biographie magistrale de Malcolm X écrite par un historien africain-américain de référence.
- Des rues de Détroit et de Harlem à sa mort brutale :
Trajectoires d'une vie vouée à la libération noire Militant de la libération noire, depuis sa mort Malcolm X est devenu une icône, tandis que son héritage et sa mémoire ont fait l'objet de luttes acharnées.
An authoritative biography of Malcolm X draws on new research to trace his life from his troubled youth through his involvement in the Nation of Islam, his activism in the world of Black Nationalism, and his assassination.
Constantly rewriting his own story, Malcolm X became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and eventually an icon, assassinated at the age of 39. The details of his life have long since calcified into a familiar narrative: his early years as a vagabond in Boston and New York, his conversion to Islam and subsequent rise to prominence as a militant advocate for black rights, his acrimonious split with the Nation of Islam, and ultimately his violent death at their hands. Yet this story, told and retold to various ends by writers, historians, and filmmakers, captures only a snapshot, a fraction of the man in full.
Manning Marable's new biography is a stunning achievement, filled with new information and shocking revelations that will reframe the way we understand his life and work. Malcolm X unfolds a sweeping story of the darkest days of racial unrest, from the rise of the Ku Klux Klan to the struggles of the civil rights movement, examining his engagement with the Nation of Islam, and the romantic relationships whose energy alternately drained him and pushed him to unimagined heights.
Malcolm X will stand as the definitive work on one of the most iconic figures of the twentieth century, a man who constantly strove, in the great American tradition, to remake himself anew.
- A monumental visual record of over 500 carefully selected photos that document African American history from the early nineteenth century to the present day - Explores the subject with incredible comprehensiveness, and includes iconic images as well as never before published photographs - A thought-provoking text and work of scholarship provided by two authorities on African American history