Nov. 18–Challenging Myths and Legends

Read: Marable, Manning. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. New York: Viking, 2011: 1-15.

Read: Coen, Noam. “A Digital Critique of a Famous Autobiography.” New York Times, May 8, 2011. https://nyti.ms/2wjrrMO

Due: Response Paper 6

In-Class Material

Painter, Nell Irvin. “Sojourner Truth in Life and Memory: Writing the Biography of an American Exotic.” Gender and History 2, no. 1 (1990): 3-16.

Malcom X Multimedia Study Project

By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X Real, Not Reimagined on Herb Boyd on C-Span. (18:00-31:00)

STREET, JOE, MARGARET WASHINGTON, SIMON HALL, and MALCOLM McLAUGHLIN. “Roundtable.” Journal of American Studies 47, no. 1 (02, 2013): 23-47.