Soul on Ice
Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1992 - 242 pages
The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.
By turns shocking and lyrical, unblinking and raw, the searingly honest memoirs of Eldridge Cleaver are a testament to his unique place in American history. Cleaver writes in Soul on Ice, "I'm perfectly aware that I'm in prison, that I'm a Negro, that I've been a rapist, and that I have a Higher Uneducation." What Cleaver shows us, on the pages of this now classic autobiography, is how much he was a man.
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“I guess you heard about Malcolm?” “Yeah,” I said. “They say he got wasted.”
Red, who is white, knew from our many discussions that I was extremely partial to
Malcolm, and he himself, being thoroughly alienated from the status quo, ...
there was mass mourning for Malcolm X. Nobody talked much for a few days. The
only Negroes who were not indignant were a few of the Muslims who remained
loyal to Elijah Muhammad. They interpreted Malcolm's assassination as the will ...
For that reason, my defection to Malcolm X caused a great deal of consternation
among the Muslims of Folsom. But slowly, Malcolm was getting his machine
together and it was obvious to me that his influence was growing Negro inmates
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - davadog13 - LibraryThing
What began as a genuinely compelling look at a young man with a lot of anger and little direction, became a story of a man completely sure of himself, and almost entirely unrelatable. I definitely ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing
I think that you have to read and consider this book as a product of its times (originally published in 1968). I mean, everyone who cares knows that Eldridge Cleaver went on to become a member of the ... Consulter l'avis complet
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