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
Look at his eyes — he's got the devil's eyes." That startled me and touched a sore
spot. A lot of other brothers were also confused. But one of my friends saved the
day by pointing out that "many so-called Negroes have funny beast eyes.
When we met, they averted their eyes. To them the choice was simple: Elijah
Muhammad is the hand-picked Messenger of Allah, the instrument of Allah's Will.
All who oppose him are aiding Allah's enemies, the White Devils. Whom do you ...
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