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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As for the left , all red - blooded Americans who love TV and gentle toilet tissue
know that the Negro revolution was conceived in Moscow ( scratch Moscow ,
insert Peking ) and launched by left - wing fanatics , and that the growing mass ...
It is at this point , at the juncture of foreign policy and domestic policy , that the
Negro revolution becomes one with the world revolution . Those who most bitterly
oppose Negro progress are also the most ardent advocates of a belligerent ...
What the Negro now needs and consciously seeks is political and economic
power . And ultimately we shall witness the merging of the Negro revolution with
a broader movement demanding disarmament and conversion of the economy to
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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
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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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