Wednesday, April 27, 2011

PANEL OF SCHOLARS PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE HISTORIAN

Manning Marable

A Tribute to
Manning Marable

WHEN: Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 PM
WHERE:
Enoch Pratt Central Library, wheeler Auditorium

On April 1st, Columbia University professor and scholar of African American history Manning Marable died, just days before the publication of his landmark work, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Baltimore and the Pratt Library pay tribute to Manning Marable with a panel of scholars discussing his life and work. Panelists include Melissa Harris-Perry, Princeton University; Sherrilyn Ifill, University of Maryland Law School; and Lester Spence, Johns Hopkins University. Marc Steiner of WEAA-FM will moderate the discussion.

The Ivy Bookshop will sell copies of Malcolm X at the event.

Suggested Audience:

  • Adults
  • Seniors