The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

Alex Haley, Attallah Shabazz Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm X was first published in 1965, the result of a collaboration between Malcolm X and journalist Alex Haley. Haley coauthored the autobiography based on a series of in-depth interviews he conducted between 1963 and Malcolm X’s 1965 assassination. The Autobiography is a spiritual conversion narrative that outlines Malcolm X’s philosophy of black pride, black nationalism, and pan-Africanism.

status Copy #1 (1440): in
genre Cultural Studies » Black Studies
publisher Penguin
publish date March 11, 2003
popularity checked out 5 time(s)


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