Eldridge Cleaver’s Primeval Mitosis reflects several of the ideas put forth by WEB Du Bois’ double consciousness theory. The identities in society revolve around the Omnipotent Administrator, or the white male “god head.” The Supermasculine menials and the Amazons represent male and female African Americans, respectively. 537 more words
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“Thank God somebody bought Lester Bowie’s couch in the spring of 1969. And his chairs, bed and desk. Otherwise, the most glorious week in avant-garde jazz history would never have happened. 371 more words
Today’s activist is Eldridge Cleaver. See a theme going on??? Take a wild guess as to who I’m showcasing for next Monday?
Leroy Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 – May 1, 1998) was an American writer and political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party. 297 more words
“In the turbulent 1960s, change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. 315 more words