The Dead Are Arising by Les Payne

"The Dead Are Arising" is a comprehensive biography of Malcolm X, one of the most influential African American leaders in the 20th century. The book provides an in-depth account of Malcolm X's life, from his early years in poverty and crime, through his conversion to Islam and rise to prominence as a civil rights leader, to his assassination in 1965. It also delves into his complex relationships, his evolving political ideologies, and the profound impact he had on the civil rights movement.

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Total Points: 19

Since this book was first published in 2020, there is a penalty of 73.6%. The age adjusted score is 5.02.

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