Speaking truth to power: essays on race, resistance, and radicalism

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Westview Press, 1996 - Political Science - 292 pages
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Through public appearances, radio and television interviews, and his many articles and books, Manning Marable has become one of America's most prominent commentators on race relations and African-American politics.Speaking Truth to Powerbrings together for the first time Marable's major writings on black politics, peace, and social justice.The book traces the changing role of race within the American political system since the Civil Rights Movement. It also charts the author's striking evolution of political ideas, moving toward a political analysis of multicultural democracy, social justice, and egalitarian pluralism.

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In 26 pieces published previously between 1982 and 1995 and accompanied by a fresh introductory autobiography, Marable shares his unswerving exploration of a common ground for liberation, peace, and ... Read full review


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Manning Marable is professor of history and director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University.