Manning Marable, the author of a long-awaited new biography of Malcolm X to be published Monday and director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University, died Friday at the age of 60, his wife, Leith Mullings, has confirmed to the New York Times. His new biography of Malcolm X is scheduled to be published on Monday by Viking.
Here is his website on Malcolm X. Our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. He was a great scholar and a kind man. He will be missed.