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Prolific Author Writes Malcolm X Assassination Left Autobiography in Peril

Marable Manning

The world lost Marable Manning April 1.  He is one of the most prolific celebrated authors of the black experience.  He was in the process of writing yet another book, “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention”, when he passed away.  The book was nearly completed and the most interesting aspects were already included. 

According to Richard Prince’s Journal-isms, the author wrote about how Malcolm X’s assassination affected Alex Haley’s autobiography of Malcolm X.  Immediately following Malcolm’s assassination, the autobiography was in trouble.  The deal had already been struck with Doubleday and Haley contacted the publishing company owned by Nelson Doubleday, to let them know Continue reading

Jokey Joke: The Real Housewives of Civil Rights (Video)

If you are a fan of the Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA), you are in for a treat with this spoof of the show.  The Real Housewives of Civil Rights parallels the different events of RHOA from Cynthia’s “friendship contract” with NeNe and on to the showdown between Ne Ne and Cynthia’s husband. Continue reading