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Eldridge Cleaver

Leroy Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 – May 1, 1998) better known as Eldridge Cleaver, was a writer and political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party. His book Soul On Ice is a collection of essays praised by The New York Times Book Review at the time of its publication as "brilliant and revealing."

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Eldridge Cleaver - Later Life - Death
... Eldridge Cleaver died at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center on May 1, 1998 ... His family asked that the hospital not reveal the cause of death, although he was known to have diabetes and prostate cancer ...
Kathleen Neal Cleaver - The Black Panther Party
... Kathleen met the minister of information for the Black Panther Party, Eldridge Cleaver ... Kathleen Neal and Eldridge Cleaver were married on December 27, 1967 ... Cleaver became the communications secretary and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body ...

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    All the gods are dead except the god of war.
    Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935)

    The Twist was a guided missile, launched from the ghetto into the very heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion, and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
    —Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935)