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Shows featuring Manning Marable

  • African American Historian Manning Marable Dies Days Before Publication of His Biography of Malcolm X Play_marable_interviews
    Renowned African American historian Manning Marable passed away on Friday at the age of 60, just days before the publication of his life’s work, a monumental biography about Malcolm X. Two decades in the making, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention is described as a reevaluation of Malcolm X’s life. We play excerpts from when Amy...
    April 04, 2011 | Story
  • Manning Marable on the Significance of the Nation’s First Elected African American President Marableweb
    We get response on Barack Obama’s election from Manning Marable, a professor of public affairs, political science, history and African American studies at Columbia University in New York City. He is the author of many books, including Living Black History: How Reimagining the African-American Past Can Remake America’s Racial Future. [includes rush transcript]
    November 05, 2008 | Story
  • Manning Marable on "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" Malcolmmarable5-21
    Today we spend the hour examining the life of Malcolm X–one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century. Saturday would have been his 82nd birthday. We broadcast excerpts of Malcolm X in his own words and speak to Columbia University professor Manning Marable who is working on a major biography titled "Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention" to be published in 2009....
    May 21, 2007 | Story
  • IRELAND , COLONIALISM AND THE FAMINE
    Today is St. Patrick’s Day and millions of people of Irish descent
    will be throwing parades and parties to celebrate the day. But what
    tends to get lost in the all the hoopla is the political history of
    Ireland and the struggles that are still going on today.

    Today on Democracy Now, we’re going to take a look at one of the
    seminal moments in Irish history — the Irish potato famine...

    March 17, 1997 | Story