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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Leading black scholar dies days before Malcolm X biography release

Manning Marable, an influential historian whose forthcoming Malcolm X biography could revise perceptions of the slain civil rights leader, died Friday, just days before the book described as his life's work was to be released. more
Newsday (subscription) ( 4/2/2011 6:10:41 PM -08:00 )

Leading black scholar dies days before Malcolm X biography release
New York (CNN) -- Dr Manning Marable, director of Columbia University's Center for Contemporary Black History has died, according to a statement from the NAACP. He was 61. The statement did not give a cause of the Friday death. more
CNN ( 4/2/2011 6:06:11 PM -08:00 )

On Eve of Redefining Malcolm X, Biographer Dies
For two decades, the Columbia University professor Manning Marable focused on the task he considered his life's work: redefining the legacy of Malcolm X. Last fall he completed “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention,” a 594-page biography more
New York Times ( 4/1/2011 5:24:48 PM -08:00 )

Manning Marable, Historian and Social Critic, Dies at 60
Manning Marable, a leading scholar of black history and a leftist critic of American social institutions and race relations, whose long-awaited biography of Malcolm X, more than a decade in the writing, is scheduled to be published on more
New York Times ( 4/1/2011 4:44:40 PM -08:00 )

Malcolm X biographer Manning Marable has died
Manning Marable, whose long-awaited biography of Malcolm X, "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention," will be published on Monday, died Friday. He was 60 years old. Marable, who had led African American studies at Columbia University, was a professor there more
Los Angeles Times ( 4/1/2011 1:55:40 PM -08:00 )

The Week in Culture Pictures, April 1
The Week in Culture Pictures, April 1By THE NEW YORK TIMES Video, images, blog reports and more from the South by Southwest music, film and interactive festival. News, photos, video and analysis of the 83rd Academy Awards. Anthony Tommasini explores the qualities that make a classical more
New York Times (blog) ( 4/1/2011 1:50:23 PM -08:00 )

Marable, A Top Civil Rights Scholar, Dies At 60
In his career, Manning Marable wrote about the struggle for equal rights — and especially the life of Malcolm X. In this file photo from 2001, he posed at his Columbia University office in New York. In his career, Manning Marable wrote more
NPR (blog) ( 4/1/2011 1:47:58 PM -08:00 )

Manning Marable, Scholar of Black History, Dies at 60
Just days before his long-awaited biography of Malcolm X was to be published, the noted scholar Manning Marble died April 1 in Manhattan. He was 60. Mr. Marble was a professor of public affairs, political science, history and African-American studies more
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) ( 4/2/2011 4:57:00 PM -08:00 )

Other Deaths
Manning Marable, 60, an influential historian whose forthcoming Malcolm X biography could revise perceptions of the slain civil-rights leader, died Friday from complications of pneumonia. He died just days before "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention," a more
Denver Post ( 4/2/2011 4:18:41 PM -08:00 )

Manning Marable: A Public Intellectual in the Service of Democracy
John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, has written the Beat since 1999. His posts have been circulated... A contest between a conservative state Supreme Court Justice who is closely allied with Governor Walker and a challenger who is backed by more
The Nation. (blog) ( 4/2/2011 11:39:57 AM -08:00 )

Man Behind 'Malcolm X' Biography Dies Friday Night
Manning Marable, the man behind the book of Malcolm X, died Friday night at a New York hospital. The result of his passing was due to medical problems he thought he had overcome. Mr. Marable published his “life's work” last year, which is a biography more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 4/2/2011 11:04:31 AM -08:00 )

Civil rights scholar Marable dead at 60
NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- Manning Marable, a well-known scholar of black history whose biography on Malcolm X will be released Monday, died Friday at the age of 60. The New York Times reported Marable had undergone a double lung transplant and was in more
UPI.com ( 4/2/2011 9:14:43 AM -08:00 )

Malcolm X Biographer Manning Marable Dies Days Before Publishing; Says Police
(Newser) – Columbia professor Manning Marable spent 20 years working on a groundbreaking biography of Malcolm X but died yesterday, just three days before its release. Scholars who have read Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of more
Newser ( 4/2/2011 5:23:59 AM -08:00 )

Manning Marable, Scholar, Columnist, Activist, Dies at 60
Manning Marable, Scholar, Columnist, Activist, Dies at 60by AFRO Staff Check out related stories, research genealogies, or peruse all that our archives have to offer. Manning Marable, a scholar, writer, lecturer, and civil rights activist who founded the Institute for Research in African American Studies at more
Afro American ( 4/2/2011 4:32:37 AM -08:00 )

Manning Marable: A Brother, a Mentor, a Great Mind
Michael Eric Dyson recalls the pioneering scholar as a 20th-century Frederick Douglass who nurtured and inspired talented young academics. I discovered Manning Marable as a 21-year-old freshman at Knoxville College, a historically black college I'd more
The Root ( 4/1/2011 10:30:19 PM -08:00 )

Malcolm X Scholar Dies on Eve of Revelations
Noted African American historian Manning Marable died in New York on Friday, three days before his long-awaited book containing revelations about Malcolm X is to be published, his publicist confirmed. He was 60. A prolific writer, Marable directed the more
The Root (blog) ( 4/1/2011 8:51:29 PM -08:00 )

African-American Scholar Marable Dead At 60
African-American Scholar Marable Dead At 60He was the director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University, and the author of a biography of Malcolm X due to be published on Monday. The NAACP said that his contributions to the struggle for the freedom of more
NY1 ( 4/1/2011 8:16:14 PM -08:00 )

Manning Marable, African-American Studies scholar, dies at 60
COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS: Manning Marable, whose long-awaited biography entitled,"Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" - a book he'd spent more than 15 years writing- died Friday, just three days before its publication. He was 60 years old. more
Florida Courier ( 4/1/2011 7:16:46 PM -08:00 )

Today's Pick: Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable
TodayGenerally, we wait until a book is officially released to 'pick' it. But today we honor Manning Marable, who just passed away at the age of 60. Here's back cover info on his exciting new book: “Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history more
Left Eye On Books ( 4/1/2011 4:07:42 PM -08:00 )

Scholar, Manning Marable, Dies
Professor Marable taught African American studies for many years at Columbia University and was director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia. Prof. Marable died today at the age of 60, according to Leith Mullings more
Black Star News ( 4/1/2011 3:11:29 PM -08:00 )