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Robeson

Paul. 1898--1976, US bass singer, actor, and leader in the Black civil rights movement
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Welcomed as a distinguished guest, Robeson admired the country which had carried out its own revolution and supported the struggles of the third world, particularly African independence movements.
Call Mr Robeson tells the story of African/American singer and actor Paul Robeson
Essie Robeson "was someone who, interestingly, stood on the precipice of history in a lot of ways,' Ransby says in an interview with Democracy Now
By 1945 my father's recordings were so well known that in America and most other parts of the world, if you said Paul, everyone knew you meant Paul Robeson.
On 18 May 2002 a "Here We Stand, Paul Robeson Memorial Concert" was organized to commemorate the original 1952 event.
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Robeson, still probably best known for Ol' Man River, himself appeared at Carnegie Hall several times during his career.
While the play is a definite show of support for his Socialist beliefs, it does not over-simplify them, and includes a nod to the fact that Robeson sympathised with the Soviet Union, his head turned by a visit to a country where all races are considered equal.
In chapter 1 Lowery examines the effect of Jim Crow segregation on the Indians of Robeson County.
Robeson said yesterday: "Whether he goes really depends on the ground, as he needs it to be good to soft at worst.
Teachers are shocked at the high level of teen pregnancy at Paul Robeson High in Chicago.