Malcolm's Lost Writings

BEST KNOWN AS A PORTRAIT OF A BLACK LEADER'S LIFE, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X was meant to contain a 14-point economic plan for black America. The plan is spelled out in one of four unpublished chapters of the manuscript, bought several months ago at an auction of Alex Haley's estate by a Detroit lawyer, Gregory J. Reed. In a chapter titled "20 Millions" (referring to the number of blacks in America), Malcolm sketches a step-by-step program for establishing black schools, libraries and banks. "For the first time, the White man would see the Black man as a man," writes Malcolm....

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