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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whole passel of so-called Negro leaders and spokesmen who trifle and
compromise with the truth in order to curry favor with the white power structure.
He was stopped in the only way such a man can be stopped, in the same way
that the ...
... leadership over the black masses and refused to become a tool of the white
power structure was either cast into prison, killed, hounded out of the country, or
blasted into obscurity and isolation in his own land and among his own people.
friends of the white power structure issued a pamphlet with the headline cool IT,
BABY! But proof that the power structure never learns can be found in the
ludicrous action of the wheels within wheels who rule Los Angeles. After the
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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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