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Making Malcolm : The Myth and Meaning of Malcolm X.

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: New York : : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, Dec. 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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Annotation In a rare and important book, Dyson probes the myths and meanings of Malcolm X for our time. From Spike Lee's film biography to Eugene Wolfenstein's psychobiographical study, from hip-hop culture to gender and racial politics, Dyson cuts a critical swath through both the idolization and the vicious caricatures that have undermined appreciation of Malcolm's greatest accomplishments.
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Named Person: Malcolm X; Malcolm X
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 9780195102857 0195102851
OCLC Number: 760710620
Target Audience: Trade; Oxford University Press, Incorporated.
Description: 256 s. ; 08. 000 x 05. 310 in.
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This study examines the cultural legacy of Malcolm X's life and career. From sexism and "gangsta" rap to the painful predicament of black males, Malcolm's legacy is felt, and often marketed,  Read more...

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Dyson shows us a Malcolm X for our time. The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson

 
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