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Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 January 23, 1976) was an American concert musician and stage and film actor who became famous for his cultural accomplishments and for his international political activism. Educated at Rutgers College and Columbia University; he also studied Swahili and linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London in 1934. His political activities began with his involvement with unemployed workers and anti-imperialist students whom he met in Britain. In the United States he also became active in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns.
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James Earl Jones recreating 1956 Senate Hearing
House Un-American Activities Committee
PBS American Masters Series
Paul Robeson: Here I Stand Documentary

 

2019 Robeson Celebration Committee of Peekskill