Eldridge Cleaver Death Cause and Date

Eldridge Cleaver's Death

Born (Birthday) August 31, 1935

Death Date May 1, 1998

Age of Death 62 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Politician

The politician Eldridge Cleaver died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Writer, political activist, and Black Panther Party leader who wrote ‘Soul on Ice’ in 1968. His book, which he wrote while serving time in Folsom State Prison became a seminal work in African-American literature.

He got married to Katherine Neal Cleaver in 1967; the couple had two children together before divorcing in 1987.

Eldridge Cleaver died Friday, May 1, 1998, at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. He was 62. A hospital spokeswoman declined to reveal the cause of death, citing a family request. But a neighbor, Peter Apanel, who was with Cleaver on Thursday night said the onetime seminal figure of black militancy had complained of what he believed was a reaction to various medications.

Quotes

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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.

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Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.

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There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people’s safety and greatness.

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I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die.

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The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the 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 Death Cause and Date