Blood in My Eye Author:George Jackson My credo is to seize the pig by the tusks and ride him till his neck breaks. If fortuitous outcome of circumstances allows him to prevail over me--again-- then I want to have this carefully worked-up comment prepared. I want something to remain, to torment his ass, to haunt him, to make him know in no uncertain terms that he did incur this nigge... more »r's sore disfavor.--GEORGE L. JACKSON in SOLEDAD BROTHER.
Inside of cover: We must accept the eventuality of bringing the U.S.A. to its knees; accept the closing off of critical sections of the city with barbed wire, armored pig carriers crisscrossing the streets, soldiers everywhere, tommy guns pointed at stomach level, smoke curling black against the daylight sky, the smell of cordite, house-to-house searches, doors being kicked in, the commonness of death.
This book was completed only days before George Jackson was killed at San Quentin on August 21, 1971. BLOOD IN MY EYE is the summation of his lifelong struggle to bring about social change in America through "total revolutionary war--a war that would grow out of "perfect love and perfect hate."« less