He was born Leroy Eldridge Cleaver in Wabbaseka, Arkansas, sunrise 8/31/35, sunset 5/1/98, Pomona, California.
His book Soul on Ice was published in 1968 and was a collection of his essays. 93 more words
Today’s post was written by Daniella Furman, Archivist in the Textual Processing Branch at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland
It is important to look back and examine the similarities and differences between the Black Power Movement of the past and the Black Lives Matter Movement of today, to see the important lessons learned and the goals that are still yet ahead of us in the quest for equality and justice. 561 more words