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Making Malcolm : the myth and meaning of Malcolm X

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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A bold critical examination of the life and legacy of Malcolm X. Minister and educator Dyson casts new light on the life and career of Malcolm X--and also on the aspirations and passions of the growing numbers who have seized on his l ife for insight and inspiration. An important work for the future of race relations.
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Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X; Malcolm X
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 019509235X 9780195092356 0195102851 9780195102857
OCLC Number: 30517466
Description: xxviii, 215 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Meeting Malcolm --
X marks the plots: a critical reading of Malcolm's readers --
Malcolm X and the resurgence of Black nationalism --
In Malcolm's shadow: masculinity and the ghetto in Black film --
Spike's Malcolm --
Using Malcolm: heroism, collective memory, and the crisis of Black males.
Responsibility: Michael Eric Dyson.
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Attempting to cast new light on the life and career of the seminal black leader, this study cuts aside both the idolization and the vicious caricatures that have undermined appreciation of Malcolm  Read more...

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