The sword and the shield : the revolutionary lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
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The sword and the shield : the revolutionary lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

By Joseph, Peniel E., author.

Published 2020 by Basic Books, New York

ISBN 9781541617865

Bib Id 2325609

Description pages ; cm

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LCCN
2019-051608
ISBN
9781541617865 (hardcover) $30.00
154161786X
Call #
323.1196 J
Title
The sword and the shield : the revolutionary lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Publication Information
2020 by Basic Books, New York :
Description
pages ; cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"The Sword and the Shield is a dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King that transforms our understanding of the twentieth century's most iconic African American leaders. Peniel E. Joseph reveals a nuanced portrait of two men who, despite markedly different backgrounds, inspired and pushed each other throughout their adult lives. This is a strikingly revisionist biography, not only of Malcolm and Martin, but also of the movement and era they came to define"--

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