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Had Malcolm X Not Been Murdered…

. . . would he have wound up a dismal black-power Marxisant radical? Or, might he, like Frederick Douglass, who only mid-way in life became a defender of the U.S. Constitution, have become to some degree a model for a conservatism that can speak to blacks? Two Claremont-influenced Frederick . . . . Continue Reading »

Diana Schaub on Malcolm X

The great Lincoln, Montesquieu, and F. Douglass scholar Diana Schaub has a new essay out on Malcolm X, and the book on him by Marable Manning. Of course you need to read the Autobiography, but here’s a good thumbnail sketch of Malcolm’s life from an appreciative yet critical . . . . Continue Reading »

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