Martin & Malcolm & America: a dream or a nightmare

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Orbis Books, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
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A landmark book examining the relationship between the thought and the lives of two great men and their challenge to us all. King saw America as "essentially a dream", Malcolm saw the same America as a "realized nightmare". Yet Cone reveals two men whose missions were complementary and moving towards convergence.

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Review: Martin and Malcolm and America: A Dream or a Nightmare?

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Cone's book is not really a biography; it's more of a comparative analysis of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X's major speeches, interviews, and writings. In that respect, it's great for a rhetoric ... Read full review

Review: Martin and Malcolm and America: A Dream or a Nightmare?

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Cone's book is not really a biography; it's more of a comparative analysis of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X's major speeches, interviews, and writings. In that respect, it's great for a rhetoric ... Read full review

Contents

A Dream or a Nightmare?
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The Making of a Dreamer 192955
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The Making of a Bad Nigger 192552
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

James H. Cone, author of Black Theology and Black Power and Martin and Malcolm and America, among several other books, is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary. He lives in New York City.