Paul Robeson
Paul Leroy Robeson (/ˈroʊbsən/; 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 fo...
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Peekskill Riots
The Peekskill riots were anti-communist riots with anti-black and anti-Semitic undertones that took place at Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County, New York, in 1949. The catalyst for the rioting was an...
Paul Robeson filmography

Movies and documentaries in which Paul Robeson (1898–1976) has either starred, narrated or been featured and those that were film projects he was involved in include:
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Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
"Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" (or alternatively "Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho" or "Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho") is a well-known African-American spiritual. The song is believed to ha...
A Perfect Day (song)
"A Perfect Day" (first line: "When you come to the end of a perfect day") is a parlor song written by Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862–1946) in 1909 at the Mission Inn, Riverside, California. Jacobs-Bond wrot...
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Ballad for Americans
"Ballad For Americans" (1939) is an American patriotic cantata with lyrics by John La Touche and music by Earl Robinson. Originally titled "The Ballad for Uncle Sam", it was written for the Federal Th...
Sanders of the River
Sanders of the River is a 1935 British film directed by the Hungarian-British director, Zoltán Korda, based on the stories of Edgar Wallace. It is set in British Nigeria. The lead Nigerian characters...
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Political views of Paul Robeson
Entertainer and activist, Paul Robeson's political philosophies and outspoken views about domestic and international Communist countries and movements were the subject of great concern to the western ...
Here I Stand (book)
Here I Stand is a book written by Paul Robeson with the collaboration of Lloyd L. Brown. While Robeson wrote many articles and speeches,Here I stand is his only book. It has been described as part man...
Paul Robeson House (London)
SOAS, University of London (formally known as the School of Oriental and African Studies) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the University of London. Fou...
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Eslanda Goode Robeson
Eslanda ("Essie") Cardozo Goode Robeson (December 15, 1895 – December 13, 1965) was an American anthropologist, author, actor and civil rights activist. She was the wife and business manager of ...
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Council on African Affairs
The Council on African Affairs (CAA), until 1941 called the International Committee on African Affairs (ICAA), was a volunteer organization founded in 1937. It emerged as the leading voice of anti-col...
Gloomy Sunday
"Gloomy Sunday", also known as the "Hungarian Suicide Song", is a song composed by Hungarian pianist and composer Rezső Seress and published in 1933.The original lyrics were titled Vége a világnak (Th...
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Martin Duberman
Martin Bauml Duberman (born August 6, 1930) is an American historian, biographer, playwright, and gay rights activist. He is Professor of History Emeritus at the Graduate School of the City Universit...
Tales of Manhattan
Tales of Manhattan is a 1942 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier. Thirteen writers, including Ben Hecht, Alan Campbell, Ferenc Molnár, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Donald Ogden Stewart wor...
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Ol' Man River
"Ol' Man River" (music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II) is a song in the 1927 musical Show Boat that contrasts the struggles and hardships of African Americans with the endless, uncarin...
Paul Robeson: Speak of Me As I Am
Paul Robeson - Speak of Me As I Am is a 1998 documentary video directed by Rachel Hermans. It is a co-production of BBC Wales/New Jersey Public Television series, about the life of singer, actor and ...
Paul Robeson House (Philadelphia)
The Paul Robeson House was the home of internationally renowned American bass-baritone concert singer, actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, hum...
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Mighty Lak' a Rose
"Mighty Lak' a Rose" is a 1901 song with lyrics by Frank Lebby Stanton and music by Ethelbert Nevin.The lyrics are written in an approximation of an African-American accent; such "dialect songs" were ...
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Paul Robeson Congressional Hearings
The US congressional testimony by Jackie Robinson, the first African-American Major League Baseball player of the modern era against the famous entertainer and international civil-rights activist Paul...
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is a historic American Spiritual song. The earliest known recording was in 1909, by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. It is also the anthem of the England nationa...
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Native Land
Native Land is a 1942 documentary film directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand. A combination of a documentary format and staged reenactments, the film depicted the struggle of trade unions against ...
We Charge Genocide
We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against the Negro People is a paper accusing the United States government of genocide according to the UN Genocide Convention. This work was written by the ...
(Here I Stand) In the Spirit of Paul Robeson
(Here I Stand) in the Spirit of Paul Robeson is a public artwork by American artist Allen Uzikee Nelson, located at the intersection of Kansas Ave NW, Georgia Ave NW and Varnum St NW in the Petworth n...
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Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist is a 1979 American short documentary film directed by Saul J. Turell. It won an Academy Award in 1980 for Documentary Short Subject.