Soul on Ice
McGraw-Hill, 1968 - 210 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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There is no doubt that white America will accept a black champion , applaud and
reward him , as long as there is no “ white hope " in sight . But what white
America demands in her black champions is a brilliant , powerful body and a dull
symbolic parallel to the history of the Negro in America . By capturing black men
in Africa and bringing them to slavery in America , the white devils killed the black
man - killed him mentally , culturally , spiritually , economically , politically , and ...
Not for a single moment or for any price will the black men now rising up in
America settle for anything less than their full proportionate share and
participation in the sovereignty of America . The black man has already come to a
realization that ...
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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 - abergsman - LibraryThing
It is difficult to give a rating to this book without also assessing Eldridge as a person. Consulter l'avis complet
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