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 : Drawing from interviews with Malcolm X and the recollections of his friends and associates, the author illuminates the struggles of the Black leader during his last years and the events surrounding his assassination
Description : Malcolm X grew to be one of America’s most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice. Bolstered by the love and wisdom of his large, warm family, young Malcolm Little was a natural born leader. But when confronted with intolerance and a series of tragedies, Malcolm’s optimism and faith were threatened. He had to learn how to be strong and how to hold on to his individuality. He had to learn self-reliance. Together with acclaimed illustrator AG Ford, Ilyasah Shabazz gives us a unique glimpse into the childhood of her father, Malcolm X, with a lyrical story that carries a message that resonates still today—that we must all strive to live to our highest potential.
Description : Traces the life of the Black social activist, discusses his work as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam, and compares his views with those of Rev. Martin Luther King
Description : "Readers will follow the evolution of Malcolm's views on building political alliances, Black-white intermarriage, women's rights, capitalism and socialism and self-defense against racist terror gangs--all in his own words."--Back cover.
Description : Presents the major ideas expounded by the legendary leader of the Black revolution in America through selected speeches delivered from 1963 to his assassination in 1965
Description : On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was shot and killed. Now, based on fifteen years of research, including hundreds of interviews and the examination of 300,000 pages of declassified FBI and CIA documents, The Judas Factor provides the first in-depth analysis of the role the intelligence community played in instigating the death of the Nation of Islam's most revered — and feared — leader. The Judas Factor: The Plot to Kill Malcolm X details Malcolm X's rise and fall, revealing how the intelligence community monitored him, through agents provocateur and infiltration, manipulating his course. Thoroughly documented, The Judas Factor is a riveting and often shocking work that sheds new light on the tragic death of one of the greatest black leaders of our time.
Description : Traces the life of the controversial Black leader, describes his involvement with the Nation of Islam, and looks at his speeches and assassination.
Description : Written from the basis of the Caribbean heritage they shared, the author discusses conversations with Malcolm X regarding internationalist vision, a trip to Mecca, travels throughout Africa, the Black expatriate community in London, and Malcolm's Grenadian and Garveyite mother.