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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

"We must remember that Marx and Lenin didn't organize the Black Panther Party. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale did." Eldridge Cleaver

On the subject of racism, Marxism-Leninism offers us very little assistance. In fact, there is much evidence that Marx and Engels  were themselves racists- just like their White brothers and sisters of their era, and just as many Marxist-Leninists of our own time are also racists. 380 more words

Henry Taylor, California

Miss Kelly…I like Henry Taylor’s portraits best, people on sofas, in chairs, blazing with colours. This sofa is as interesting as the subject herself, it is the subject even, as much, so is the floor and sky but as you look each part of the surface has an interest of its own so it sort of shines and dazzles… 99 more words

Painting

FMM 3 31 17 Love the One you're With

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”~Buddha.

They say that if you go to sleep with a champagne cork under your pillow, you will dream of your future husband.  1,058 more words

Inspirational

Eldridge Cleaver #BlackPanthersAt50

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

Book Review - The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner

  • The Skies Belong to Us – Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
  • by Brendan I. Koerner
  • Copyright 2013
  • Publisher – Crown Publishers…
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Books, Articles, & The Arts

Elaine Brown: Leader and Activist

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

African-American Women