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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started carrying pictures and stories of white demonstrators being beaten and
maimed by mobs and police that the public began to protest. Negroes have
become so used to this double standard that they, too, react differently to the
death of a ...
Usually the police department can handle such flare-ups. But this time it was
different. Things got out of hand. The blacks were running amok, burning,
shooting, breaking. The police department was powerless to control them; the
chief called ...
The black bourgeoisie call for Citizens' Review Boards, to assert civilian control
over the activity of the police. In back rooms, in dark stinking corners of the
ghettos, self-conscious black men curse their own cowardice and stare at their
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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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