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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

As Told to Alex Haley
Written by: Malcolm X, Alex Haley
Narrated by: Laurence Fishburne
Length: 52 mins
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One of Time’s 10 most important nonfiction books of the 20th century.

Experience a bold take on this classic autobiography as it’s performed by Oscar-nominated Laurence Fishburne. 

In this searing classic autobiography, originally published in 1965, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and Black empowerment activist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the human rights movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American dream and the inherent racism in a society that denies its non-White citizens the opportunity to dream gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. 

The Autobiography of Malcolm X stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential for anyone who wants to understand the African American experience and America as a whole. 

©1964 Alex Haley and Malcolm X, 1965 by Alex Haley and Betty Shabazz, Introduction 1965 by M. S. Handler, Foreword 1999 by Attallah Shabazz (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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I want this whole book!

The excerpt definitely left me wanting more. It’s insightful, depressingly timely, and expertly narrated by the one and only Laurence Fishburne.

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can't wait

Laurence Fishburne narrates with such fervor it almost seems as if it were Malcolm himself.