The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley, Read by Laurence Fishburne
A Compelling Narrator for a Classic Work
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Actor Laurence Fishburne expertly modulates his tone and suits his cadence to the scenes and dialogue in The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff share their thoughts on this new narration of an outstanding life. The Black rights champion and faithful believer could not have a more compelling narrator. Fishburne’s extraordinary vocal talents elevate this classic critique of white privilege. He captures Malcolm X’s anger and commitment as the firebrand charts his evolution from street hustler to the charismatic voice of Black Muslims.
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