Blood in My Eye

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Black Classic Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 197 pages
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Blood In My Eye was completed only days before it's author was killed. George Jackson died on August 21, 1971 at the hands of San Quentin prison guards during an alleged escape attempt. At eighteen, George Jackson was convicted of stealing seventy dollars from a gas station and was sentenced from one year to life. He was to spent the rest of his life -- eleven years-- in the California prison system, seven in solidary confinement. In prison he read widely and transformed himself into an activist and political theoretician who defined himself as a revolutionary.

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Excellent reading from the mind of a forward ththinker, he had a true understanding of Amerika.

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If you are a communist, you will probably love this, else it's too harsh to be of much value or enjoyable reading. It's probably a good thing, George Jackson never became king.

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