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Singer (spirituals, international folk, musicals, classical), actor, social activist, lawyer, athlete

Paul Leroy Robeson (ˈroʊbsən ROHB-sən April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American singer and actor who became involved with the Civil Rights Movement. At Rutgers College, he was an outstanding football player, then had an international career in singing, as well as...Wikipedia

Age: 77 (age at death)
Born: 9th April, 1898, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: 23rd January, 1976, Place of Death
Height: 6' 3" (191 cm)
Nationality: American

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Native Land

Native Land (1942)

Paul Robeson narrates a mix of dramatizations and archival footage about the bill of rights being under...

Tales of Manhattan
The Proud Valley
Jericho
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The subject of the World/Inferno Friendship Society song, "Paul Robeson". Contains the rousing chorus "Speak Up/Black Out/Black Listed/Full bodied - red".

 

Was the subject of the song "Paul Robeson (Born To Be Free)" by the Celtic rock group, Black 47.

 

I said it was my feeling that the American people would struggle for peace, and that has since been underscored by the President of these United States.

 

I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably: I belong to the American resistance movement which fights against American imperialism, just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler.

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