The editors discuss a new biography of Malcolm X, the Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall and the moral compass of young people.
Associate Editors Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., and Kerry Weber join Tim Reidy for a conversation about Manning Marable's new biography of Malcolm X. Read Fr. Schroth's review of Marable's book in the September 26 issue. Also discussed: the controversial memorial for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—why does he look so serious?—and David Brooks' recent column laying out Christian Smith's research on the moral relativism of young people.