Soul on Ice
McGraw-Hill, 1967 - 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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you atIt had been my experience that the quickest way to become hated by the Muslims was to criticize Elijah Muhammad or disagree with something he wrote or said . If Elijah wrote , as he has done , that the swine is a poison creature ...
At first the other Muslims in Folsom denounced me ; some I'd known intimately for years stopped speaking to me or even looking at me . When we met , they averted their eyes . To them the choice was simple : Elijah Muhammad is the hand ...
At the moment I declared myself for Malcolm X , I had some prestige among the Muslims in the prisons of California , because of my active role in proselytizing new converts and campaigning for religious freedom for Muslim convicts .
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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
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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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