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Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices on Resistance, Reform, and Renewal an African American Anthology
by Manning Marable , Leith Mullings , John S. Rock , T. Thomas Fortune , Alexander Crummell , Anna Julia Cooper , Paul Laurence Dunbar , Claude McKay , more…Amy Euphemia Jacques Garvey , Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson , Angelo Herndon , Mary McLeod Bethune , Prince Hall , Claudia Jones , Paul Robeson , Ella Baker , John R. Lewis , W.E.B. Du Bois , Fannie Lou Hamer , Floyd McKissick , Martin Luther King Jr. , Fred Hampton , Angela Y. Davis , Amiri Baraka , Henry Winston , Michele Wallace , Assata Shakur , Harold Washington , Audre Lorde , Bell Hooks , Jesse Jackson , Randall Robinson , William Julius Wilson , Maria W. Stewart , Molefi Asante , Cornel West , Henry Louis Gates Jr. , Jarvis Tyner , Mumia Abu-Jamal , Henry Highland Garnet , William Wells Brown , Sojourner Truth , Martin R. Delany , Frederick Douglass , Richard Allen …less
This anthology of black writers traces the evolution of African-American perspectives throughout American history, from the early years of slavery to the end of the 20th century. The essays, manifestos, interviews, and documents assembled here, contextualized with critical commentaries from Marable and Mullings, introduce the reader to the character and important controver...more
Hardcover, 598 pages
Published December 15th 1999 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Manning Marable was an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. He founded and directed the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. He authored several texts and was active in progressive political causes. At the time of his death, he had completed a biography of human rights activist Malcolm X, entitled Malcolm X: A Life of Rei...moreMore about Manning Marable...