- A collection of Jackson’s letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson’s letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America’s prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political firestorms of the 1960s, Jackson’s story still resonates for its portrait of a man taking a stand even while locked down.
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“George Jackson was our modern day Barrabas. He was truly a man whose mental capacity was far more advanced than he ever realized. The tradegy of his brother Jonathan Jackson hits so close to home. This is a MUST READ among all of the current good work out there. Get it and read it with your soul…” By Tajh A Eldridge
“The Comrade George Jackson had a mind of Brilliant Scholar, unquestioned Discipline, and the writing skills of a wise poet. Awesome book!! If you want to learn about racism (white supremacy), read this book with an open mind and it (white supremacy system) will unfold right in front of your eyes. True Revolutionist!” By SunLion
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Kindle Price: Hardcover $19.95, Paperback $11.46, Mass Market Paperback $1,004.29
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Chicago Review Press; New edition edition (September 1, 1994)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #155,034 in Books