Martin & Malcolm & America: a dream or a nightmare

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Orbis Books, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
This groundbreaking and highly acclaimed work examines the two most influential African-American leaders of this century. While Martin Luther King, Jr., saw America as "a dream . . . Cone cuts through superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were moving toward convergence. (Orbis Books)

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I was very disappointed by this book. As this is considered a classic, I expected a better argument from Cone. However, I cannot in any agree with his thesis that these two leaders generally came ... Read full review

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If you would like to understand the the different between Black and White as human creature read this book.


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

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James H. Cone, Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians in America. His books include Black Theology & Black Power, A Black Theology of Liberation, The Spirituals & the Blues, God of the Oppressed, and Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare.