Tags » Eldridge Cleaver

Ali and Me

If people bring so much courage to this world, the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks everyone, and afterwards many are strong at the broken places. 837 more words

Steps to Being Woke in America

I highly recommend checking out the 60’s classic, Soul on Ice. The book holds several essays written by then prison inmate, Eldridge Cleaver. Later becoming an early and prominent member of the Black Panther Party, I knew his book was a must-read. 817 more words

Keeping The Movement Alive Keeps Us Alive

I’ve heard countless complaints about demonstrations and protests, especially since the rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Some call these outward expressions of distress, stemming from distrust surrounding community officials and “the system” as a whole, unnecessary. 467 more words

Quotes 5/14/2016

Have an amazing Saturday!!

Too much agreement kills a chat.

Eldridge Cleaver

A Quote A Day

History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood. – Eldridge Cleaver http://dlvr.it/KhnrkP

American

Black Panther: A News Reel Video

Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Lead Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland

The ideology of Black Power promotes cultural appreciation and black self-determination. 278 more words

Tina L. Ligon

The Unhappy Wanderer

On the corner of Robert E Lee Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard, I pick up a hitchhiker — there’s a knapsack on his back — he’s unwashed, emaciated, Whitmanesque in a Johnny Winter sort of way, somewhere between the ages of 40 and 65. 413 more words

Poetry