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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Although I heard it blared over the radio constantly and read about it in all the
newspapers, days passed during which my mind continued to reject the fact of
Malcolm's death. I existed in a dazed state, wandering in a trance around Folsom,
It was not so much Malcolm's death that made them glad; but in their eyes it now
seemed possible to heal the schism in the movement and restore the monolithic
unity of the Nation of Islam, a unity they looked back on with some nostalgia.
Thus Yacub, who was long since dead, because this whole process took
hundreds of years, had finally succeeded in creating the white devil with the blue
eyes of death. This myth of the creation of the white race, called “Yacub's History,”
is an ...
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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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