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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of the mythical legions of faithful darkies who inhabit the white imagination,
whose assigned task it was to liberate the crown ... For every white man, feeling
himself superior to every black man, it was a serious blow to his self- image;
passed on their desire to me, they must have; desire for the white woman is like a
cancer eating my heart out and devouring ... For instance, I don't know just how it
works, I mean I can't analyze it, but I know that the white man made the black ...
This is why, when you get down to the root of it, the white man doesn't want the
black man, the black woman, or the white woman to have a higher education.
Their enlightenment would pose a threat to his omnipotence. "Haven't you ever ...
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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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