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Manning Marable (born May 13, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University. He founded and directs the Institute for Research in African-American Studies. He has authored several texts and is active in progressive political causes. He is working on a biography of the black rights activist Malcolm X to be published in 2011, entitled Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.
Total Books: 82
Marable was elected Chair of Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS), the incorporated non-profit arm of Students for a Democratic Society. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN), a non-profit coalition of public figures working to utilize hip-hop as an agent for social change. He is also a member of the New York Legislature's Amistad Commission, created to review state curriculum regarding the slave trade..
It was reported in June 2004 by activist group Racism Watch that Marable had called for immediate action to be taken to end the U.S. military's use of a book called "The Arab Mind" which was written by Raphael Patai.
In a January 2008 column entitled, "Barack Obama's Problem — And Ours", Marable endorsed Senator Barack Obama's bid for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.