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Review of ‘African American Lives’

Browsing through a copy of the encyclopedia-style volume African American Lives is an exercise that never fails to inform and entertain. Turn to the "M" section, for example, and the two-page biography of Malcolm X is followed by an entry on a lesser known figure, Annie Turnbo Malone, a determined Illinois businesswoman who made a multimillion-dollar fortune…

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