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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For the “souls of black folk,” in W. E. B. Du Bois' phrase, are the best mirror in
which to see the white American self in midtwentieth century. It takes a certain
boldness on Cleaver's part, also, to open this collection of essays with the section
... Kwame Nkrumah, Mao Tse-tung, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Robert F. Williams,
Malcolm X, Ben Bella, John Lewis, Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Parris, Moses,
Ho Chi Minh, Stokely Carmichael, W. E. B. Du Bois, James Forman, Chou En-lai.
The classic illustrations of this quash-the-black-militant policy are the careers of
Marcus Garvey, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. Garvey, who in the first
quarter of this century sparked a black mass movement based in America but ...
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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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