Marable, the author of a long-awaited new biography of Malcolm
X to be published Monday, April 4th, director of the Institute
for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University
and member of the BlackCommentator.com Editorial Board,
died Friday, April 1, 2011 at the age of 60.
had been hospitalized with pneumonia last month, and last
summer had a double lung transplant meant to relieve him
of sarcoidosis, a lung disease from which he had suffered
for a quarter century.
next issue of BC will be devoted to a remembrance
of Dr. Marable.
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should please click here
for submission guidelines.
facebook page is facebook.com/ManningMarable.
to read the New York Times obituary.
to contact the family of Dr. Marable.