Death of Manning Marable

May 13, 1950 - April 1, 2011
Manhattan, New York | Age 60

Malcolm X scholar dies at 60
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CRISTIAN SALAZAR, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Manning Marable, an influential historian whose forthcoming Malcolm X biography could revise perceptions of the slain civil rights leader, died Friday, just days before the book described as his life's work was to be released. He was 60.

His wife, Leith Mullings, said Marable died from complications of pneumonia at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. She said he had suffered for 24 years from sarcoidosis, an...

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