Manning Marable
Professor of History and Political Science; founding Director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies.
Professor Marable is a prominent lecturer and interpreter of the politics and history of race in America. Since earning his Ph.D. nearly three decades ago, he has written over 275 articles in academic journals and edited volumes. He has written and/or edited nearly twenty books and scholarly anthologies, including: The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American Life (New York: Basic Books, 2003); general editor, Freedom on My Mind: The Columbia Documentary History of the African American Experience (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003); co-author, with Leith Mullings, Freedom (London: Phaidon, 2002); co-editor, with Leith Mullings, Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal: An African-American Anthology, (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000); editor, Dispatches from the Ebony Tower: Intellectuals Confront the African American Experience (New York: Columbia University Press, 2000); Black Leadership (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998); Black Liberation in Conservative America (Boston: South End Press, 1997); Speaking Truth to Power (Boulder: Westview Press, 1996); Beyond Black and White (London: Verso, 1995); Race, Reform and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990 (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1991); W.E.B. Du Bois: Black Radical Democrat (Boston: G.K. Hall, 1986); Black American Politics (London: Verso, 1985); How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America (Boston: South End Press, 1983).

His current books-in-progress include: Living Black History (New York: Basic Books, 2005); co-author, with Myrlie Evers-Williams, Medgar Evers: In His Own Voice (New York: Basic Books, 2005); and a comprehensive biography of the African-American leader Malcolm X, tentatively titled, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. For more information on Professor Marable visit his Web site at

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