Eldridge Cleaver Quotes (40 quotes)
Part I: 'The Christ' and His Teachings - Soul on Ice (1968)
“If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.”
Part II: The White Race and Its Heroes - Soul on Ice (1968)
Part I: Becoming - Soul on Ice (1968)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEldridge Cleaver
Born: August 31, 1935
Died: May 1, 1998 (aged 62)
Bio: Leroy Eldridge Cleaver better known as Eldridge Cleaver, was a writer and political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party. His book Soul On Ice is a collection of essays praised by The New York Times Book Review at the time of its publication as brilliant and revealing.
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