Paul Robeson

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Noun1.Paul Robeson - United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)Paul Robeson - United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)
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But it could have been written 70 years ago when a benefit concert by Paul Robeson sparked what became known as the Peekskill Riots.
Philip Dewey celebrates the life and times of Paul Robeson quite simply because he was an extraordinary man who gave so much to Wales, while Ruth Mosalski explores the state of youth music services today.
In celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumni, Rutgers University--New Brunswick is endeavoring to give Paul Robeson a measure of respect and honor in death that eluded him in life.
ROEDD Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2018 ym Mae Caerdydd yn wyl heb ffiniau ac felly doedd na'r un llwyfan mwy addas na Phafiliwn HSBC yr Eisteddfod i ddathlu bywyd cawr o ganwr a oedd yn enwog am herio'r ffiniau, Paul Robeson.
Australian journalist Jeff Sparrow's long journey into the mysteries of Paul Robeson, the now nearly forgotten African-American entertainer and controversial citizen, is not a standard biography.
Affordable housing giant LIHC Investment Group has paid $17 million for the two-building Paul Robeson Houses in Harlem.
* The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced that this year's Paul Robeson Citation Award will go to New York-based actor Arthur French.
Despite his incredible popularity, magnificent talent, and world-historical significance, Paul Robeson, the great African American singer-actor-activist, has largely been written out of history due to his radical politics.
AFTER HEARING PAUL ROBESON at his debut appearance at Carnegie Hall in 1929, the "dean of American music critics," W.
By situating the development of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Council on African Affairs within the scope of the long civil rights movement, the author (a visiting assistant professor of history at Sam Houston State University and author of The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello and Paul Robeson: A Life of Activism and Art) reveals how these groups conceptualized the U.S.