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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
... conference, 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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    If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
    Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935)

    In prison, those things witheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
    —Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935)