PrincetonPL - Paul Robeson books at the library
Annotation:Read about the major milestones in Robeson's life. This is a good website to start you off.
Annotation:Robeson's international achievements as a singer and actor in starring roles on stage and screen made him the most celebrated black American of his day, but his outspoken criticism of racism in the United States, his strong support of African independence, and his fascination with the Soviet Union placed him under the debilitating scrutiny of McCarthyism. Blacklisted, his famed voice silenced, "Here I Stand" offered a bold answer to his accusers. It remains today a defiant challenge to the prevailing fear and racism that continues to characterize American society.
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Paul Robeson, famous African-American athlete, singer, actor, and advocate for the civil rights of people around the world, was a Princeton native son. This list of books from the Princeton Public Library collection highlights his life, his work, and his accomplishments.