Manning Marable — American Educator born on May 13, 1950, died on April 01, 2011

William Manning Marable was an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. Marable founded and directed the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. Marable authored several texts and was active in progressive political causes. At the time of his death, Marable had completed a biography of human rights activist Malcolm X entitled Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, for which he won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History... (wikipedia)

By dismantling the narrow politics of racial identity and selective self-interest, by going beyond 'black' and 'white,' we may construct new values, new institutions and new visions of an America beyond traditional racial categories and racial oppression.
The 'We Have Overcome' generation has run out of intellectual creativity but refuses to leave the political stage.
The crisis of black politics can only be resolved through the development of multiclass, multiracial, progressive political structures.

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