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THE PARADOX of "THE DREAM"

“I have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.” But, what of this American dream?  Is it like Langston’s “dream deferred. 547 more words

1968 Olympics Black Power salute


“The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the… 327 more words

Documentary

Implications of Soul on Ice

In Professor Polk’s class Black Sexualities, we read selections of Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice. He is a black man who was incarcerated while writing this book so it has great significance to our class. 263 more words

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2016)


“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

Vietnam War

Eldridge Cleaver: Diary - Elaine Mokhtefi


“In 1951 I left the US for Europe. I was working as a translator and interpreter in the new postwar world of international organisations: UN agencies, trade-union bodies, student and youth associations. 167 more words

Black Power

Eldridge Cleaver's Soul on Ice—Still Relevant 50 years later

Soul on Ice is comprised of different writings—essays, letters, and musings by Eldridge Cleaver, a former Black Panther Ministry of Information party leader. He writes about who he was, what he did, and why. 677 more words

Nonfiction

Soul on Ice-Eldridge Cleaver

There are a number of adjectives that come to mind to describe the late Eldridge Cleaver. (1935-1998) If I had to choose one in particular, my choice would be unpredictable.  1,539 more words

Investigative Report