|Manning Marable by David Shankbone|
Tributes and more details appear at The Root and NPR Blog. From the New York Daily News:
"He would want to be remembered for being both a scholar and an activist and as someone who saw the two as not being separated," Manning's widow, Leith Mullings Marable, told The Root, an online magazine.
Fellow historian Abdur-Rahman Muhammad called the Marable's biography Malcolm X his "crowning achievement."
It is "the culmination of over 20 years of research and writing," he said.