Category Archives: Eldridge Cleaver

Eldridge Cleaver has Changed

There were confrontational people in the crowd and they hurled invectives at a speaker created for confrontation. A young curly-haired fellow, smirking, waved a sign that projected insulting remarks about the man on the platform, and he shouted, “You’re in the FBI.” “First of all, you can take that sign and shove it,” said the […]

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The Dempsey Obsession

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

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