Soul on ice
McGraw-Hill, 1968 - 210 pages
Letters and essays from Folsom State Prison during the early 1960's lay bare Cleaver's ideas about himself as an Afro-American and the society which has nurtured him
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Eyes Folsom Prison, October 28, 1965 Once I was walking down Main Street in
L.A. around noon on a Saturday and it was a beautiful sunny day. I was just a
young stud about sixteen, I guess, and I had one of those I- think-I'm-cute-type
Listen: Your letter is very beautiful, and you came through with rockets on. You
came through and landed on your feet, with spiked shoes on, right on my heart. It
is not that we are making each other up and it is not ourselves alone who are ...
A white woman is beautiful even if she's baldheaded and only has one tooth. . . .
It's not just the fact that she's a woman that I love; I love her skin, her soft, smooth,
white skin. I like to just lick her white skin as if sweet, fresh honey flows from ...
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