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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In a letter sent back to the U.S. from the Holy Land , Malcolm X had stated : You
may be shocked by these words coming from me , but I have always been a man
who tries to face facts and to accept the reality of life as new experiences and ...
But there is robbery in the land , and larceny , murder , rape , burglary , theft ,
swindles , all brands of crime , profit , rent , interest — and these blasé
descendants of Pilgrims are at each other's throats . To complicate matters , there
are also rich ...
The entire earth will be a land of plenty . There will be no crimes against property
, no speculation . It is easy to see that we are not on the verge of entering Utopia :
there are cops everywhere . North and South , the Negroes are the have - nots ...
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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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