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Titre Malcolm X : a life of reinvention / Manning Marable.
Auteur Marable, Manning, 1950-2011
Éditeur New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2012, c2011.
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Sujet anglais X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Black Muslims -- Biography.
Black nationalism -- United States.
African American Muslims -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Sujet français X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Black Muslims -- Biographies
Nationalisme noir -- États-Unis
Musulmans noirs américains -- Biographies
Défenseurs des droits de l'homme noirs américains -- Biographies
Noirs américains -- Biographies
Description 592 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note locale BIO 2017-12-14
Note Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 2011.
Bibliographie Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-576) and index.
Résumé This 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. Years in the making, it is a definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figures in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more 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. Filled with new information and shocking revelations that go beyond the Autobiography of Malcolm X, this work unfolds a 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. This work captures the story of one of the most singular forces for social change, a man who constantly strove, in the great American tradition, to remake himself anew.
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