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Paul Robeson The Beacon of Hope for the Oppressed Great People


Paul Leroy Robeson (1898–1976) was a famous Hollywood actor, bass-baritone singer and stage performer who not only contributed to the entertainment industry ...

Paul Robeson in New York with Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, 1957

Paul Robeson: The Beacon of Hope for the Oppressed | Tsem Rinpoche

The scene on Show Boat (1936) where Paul Robeson gave his legendary performance,

Paul Robeson, member of the World Peace Council, in Moscow 1958

Paul Robeson: activist, communist and spokesperson for the oppressed of the earth

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The song “Chee Lai' by Paul Robeson

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Paul Robeson with his old friends, Itzik Feffer and Solomon Mikhoels

Paul Robeson as the varsity catcher

Black History…and the history of the struggles of oppressed peoples everywhere: Paul Robeson—KPFA Interview, February 8, 1958

Fritz Pollard (left) and Robeson in a photo from the March 1918 issue of The Crisis

Newpaper cutting of the show in Broadway which Robeson play the role of Othello

Actor Paul Robeson (R) acting with Jose Ferrer in scene from Othello.

Today, Paul Robeson's achievements and activism are commemorated across the United States.

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The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: Quest for Freedom, 1939 - 1976 Hardcover – January 1, 2010

A picture of Paul Robeson with the Somerville High School Football Team 1913

Charles Bradlaugh September 1833 – 30 January was a political activist and one of the most famous English atheists of the century.


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Paul Robeson: The Beacon of Hope for the Oppressed

The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice. Paul Robeson

Robeson and actress Irén Ágay on the set of Sanders of the River, London, 1934

The Undiscovered Paul Robeson , An Artist's Journey, 1898-1939

THE BASICS: The Paul Robeson Theatre opens its 51st season with a musical hit from 1970. Carlos Jones directs a cast of eleven in this sweet-natured tale of ...

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Paul Robeson with Uta Hagen in the Theatre Guild production of Othello (1943–44

Paul Robeson and Family

As Lutibelle, Reverend Purlie's willing confederate, first disciple and would be spouse, Na 'Tania Parker beguiles us with shows of innocence and affection.

Robeson leading Moore Shipyard (Oakland, California) workers in singing the "Star Spangled Banner", September 1942. Robeson, too, was a shipyard worker in ...

Fritz Pollard was a star running back for Brown University. He had to endure racism

A Queer History of the United States for Young People

The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: Quest for Freedom, 1939 - 1976: Paul Robeson Jr.: 9780471409731: Amazon.com: Books

Racial strife at the firm ended Robeson's career as a lawyer early, but he was soon to find an appreciative home for his talents.

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Paul Robeson as Othello and Peggy Ashcroft as Desdemona in a 1930's London Production of Othello | [photographer unknown]

No Way But This: in search of Paul Robeson

"Paul Robeson, world famous Negro baritone, leading Moore Shipyard (Oakland, CA. "

The Robeson holdings in the archive of the Academy of the Arts of the German Democratic Republic, 1981

I came across this story the other day at Powerline and I thought I'd write about it here at Ricochet. It's a now all too familiar story, ...

Childhood (1898–1915). Birthplace in Princeton. Paul Robeson ...

The play A Raisin in the Sun is one of the most recognizable stage productions in the last 60 years of American history. Many Americans have encountered ...

... durational 100-track compilation to benefit a variety of worthy organizations involved in the resistance against the current oppressive political regime ...

Paul Robeson: A Watched Man

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Paul Robeson Rutgers Football

American Exceptionalism, American Innocence

Teachers and community activists in a rally before the march.

Robeson (far left) was Rutgers Class of 1919 and one of four students selected into Cap and Skull

Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich and Aram Khachaturian

Paul Robeson singing with a choir in a scene from The Proud Valley.

... and Illegal People (Beacon, 2008).

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Photo: Lorraine Hansberry leaning on a typewriter in her apartment

Paul Robeson & The Struggle Against Apartheid

John Legend and Bryan Stevenson Discuss Mass Incarceration, the Criminal Justice System, and Holding On to Your Hope at Into Action in L.A. – BLARB

No Way But This: in search of Paul Robeson

Even that area just above it, where we are talking about, the Middle East, which was basically named that ...

Pete Seeger

Remembering a Milestone in Entertainment History

Decolonizing Justice in Tunisia

The Professor and the Pupil

A witness to ruthless oppression: Maxim Gorky

... Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Bitcoins; Charter Schools - their massive fraud; What's a Union For; Paul Robeson Jr.; Cesar Chavez film; ...

Paul Robeson sings for workers at the Opera House

Dr. Spock offers support to American Indian Movement: 1972

Martin Luther King's last book was downplayed when it was first published in 1967; even radicals thought it passe. On the 50th anniversary of its first ...

Two of my Welsh wantoks who were children when banish black singer and activist, Paul

23rd January 1976 the Death of Paul Robeson

Assata Shakur is Free

Maria Louisa Bustill

... M1 and his comrades while they were selling the Burning Spear newspaper and organizing, right before “ ...

The legendary Paul Robeson in his acting debut – A 1925 Silent Film, “Body & Soul” – Directed by Oscar Micheaux.

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... ruling class has worked to gut the 14th Amendment, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and the 1965 Voting Rights Act and place 1 million Black people in prison.

Today is the birthday (1891) of Antonio Francesco Gramsci, Sardinian-born, Italian social theorist best remembered for his concept of cultural hegemony.

The Paul Robeson House in Philadelphia (2009)

“That he was still alive at the time, though in comparative retirement, makes that neglect even sadder.” So wrote Ambalavaner Sivanandan in 1980, ...


This film is just one of many on the The Pioneers of African-American Cinema DVD box set. These landmarks of early African-American film have been ...

... DuBois, and Robeson produced the historic and still prescient We Charge Genocide: The Historic Petition to the United Nations for Relief of a Crime ...

Book cover for Sing and Shine On by Nick Page.

Nelson Mandela's unpublished prison letters are full of life and love

... the Heritage for years to come.

Stefano Delle Chiaie

Born: April 9, 1898 Princeton, New Jersey Died: January 23, 1976 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paul Robeson ...

Uri Avnery and David McReynolds carried on the tradition of the great Eugene V. Debs.