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FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

  A Review of ’42’:Jackie Robinson’s bitter pill This was a man tortured by the fact that his own experience was used as a cudgel against building a public, fighting movement against racial injustice. By Dave Zirin | The Rag … finish reading FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

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Tony Platt : Remembering Alex Haley and Mario Savio

Alex Haley. Image from Gather.A Better Day:Remembering Alex Haley and Mario Savio By Tony Platt / The Rag Blog / January 12, 2012 Let me drink from the waterswhere the mountain streams floodLet the smell of wildflowersflow free through my … finish reading Tony Platt : Remembering Alex Haley and Mario Savio

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

Malcolm X in 1964. Photo by Marion S. Trikosko for U.S. News & World Report / Wikimedia Commons.Malcolm X and the right of resistance:Dr. Marable’s book fills in gapsbut misses on Malcolm’s core vision By Rick Ayers / The Rag … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

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BOOKS / Harry Targ : Remembering Malcolm and Manning

Image of Malcolm X, above, from The Daily Grind. Manning Marable from NewsOne.Remembering Malcolm and Manning Telling Malcolm X’s story was Marable’s way of advocating for fundamental social change in a deeply troubled world. By Harry Targ / The Rag … finish reading BOOKS / Harry Targ : Remembering Malcolm and Manning

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BOOKS / Tony Bouza : Manning Marable’s ‘Malcolm X’

Manning Marable’s Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention The Malcolm he depicts is unquestionably, accurately, and thoroughly the Malcolm I knew. By Tony Bouza / The Rag Blog / July 11, 2011 [Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning … finish reading BOOKS / Tony Bouza : Manning Marable’s ‘Malcolm X’

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John McMillian : For Manning Marable

Manning Marable. Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images. Renowned African-American scholar, Dr. Manning Marable, 60, died April 1 of complications from pneumonia, three days before the publication of his long-awaited biography of Malcolm X, a book he had been … finish reading John McMillian : For Manning Marable

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Jonah Raskin : Chickens Come Home to Roost in Arizona

Malcolm X at Harlem rally, December 31, 1969. Photo from New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection.On chickens coming home to roost:Armageddon in Arizona By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2011 Shortly after JFK was shot and … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Chickens Come Home to Roost in Arizona

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Terry Townsend : John Coltrane and the Jazz Revolution

Trane photo used on jacket of The John Coltrane Quartet: Visit to Scandanavia. Image from Seattle Blogs.‘A force which is truly for good’:John Coltrane and the jazz revolution By Terry Townsend / October 7, 2010 “You can play a shoestring … finish reading Terry Townsend : John Coltrane and the Jazz Revolution

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