Author: Diana Schaub

Diana Schaub, professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland, is coeditor of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2011). A member of the Hoover Institution’s Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society, she is the 2011-12 Garwood Teaching Fellow at Princeton University, where she will teach a course on American statesmanship in the fall. She is the author of Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s “Persian Letters” (Rowman & Littlefield, 1995).

Solve for X

Diana Schaub

The present selection looks back, from 2012, on Malcolm X’s “The Ballot or the Bullet,” and compares Malcolm’s teaching and strategy to those of King.