Russell Rickford

Rickford headshotRussell Rickford, associate professor of history at Cornell University, is the author of We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination. A specialist on the Black Radical Tradition, he teaches about social movements, black transnationalism, and African-American political culture after World War Two. He is the editor of Beyond Boundaries: The Manning Marable Reader. His other publications include Betty Shabazz: Surviving Malcolm X, the only major biography of Malcolm’s late widow.